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Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition
Christmas traditions bring an element of warmth and continuity to our holiday celebrations. This delightful soft-cover book explores 100 of the special legends and symbols that have inspired the beautiful ornaments sold at Bronner's CHRISTmas wonderland. The legend of the drummer boy and the symbol of the starfish are just two of the fascinating customs found in this text proudly printed in the USA. Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations by Bronner's staff artist Connie V. Larsen, our 52 page souvenir legends book is an updated edition of the text published in 2004 and includes 28 new entries. Our exclusive read is sure to stir memories, reinforce family traditions, and encourage the retelling of stories and legends you love so well for many years to come as your family draws closer!
When closed, this Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition measures 9" tall by 6" wide. Created and printed in the USA.
Please select the alternate image for an additional view.
Bronner #1166090.
Symbol Of The Cherry Blossom Glass Ornament
Symbolic of good fortune, love and affection, cherry blossoms are appreciated around the world as an early sign of spring. Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, this 3" round shimmering white ornament depicts a branch with a vibrant pink cherry blossom. Printed on the reverse side of this gorgeous keepsake is the Symbol of the Cherry Blossom which details the colorful legends associated with this perennial favorite.
Bronner #1186598.
Standing Hedgehog Glass Ornament
A sparkling personality makes this little 4½" critter shine! Our standing hedgehog ornament is hand-painted with a myriad of vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Hedgehog card included.)
Bronner #1186487.

Sorry, this item is currently out of stock. We expect new supplies in mid October, 2015. If you wish to backorder now, you may do so by calling 1-800-361-6736.

Dolphin Jumping Glass Ornament
This stunning marine mammal is ready to jump through the depths of your Christmas tree this year! With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, your dolphin lover will be flipping for joy when he or she receives this adorable dolphin ornament as a gift! This Bronner's exclusive dolphin jumping ornament is 2¼" tall by 4¼" wide and crafted of glass. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Bronner #1115579.

Sorry, this item is currently out of stock. We expect new supplies in mid October, 2015. If you wish to backorder now, you may do so by calling 1-800-361-6736.

Personalized Green and White Claddagh Ring Ornament
The famous Claddagh ring symbol is masterfully depicted in white glaze on the smooth emerald-color surface of this personalized exclusive 3" glass ornament. Back text: The hand represents friendship, the crown royalty and the heart love. Because of its history and unique design the Claddagh ring is being used internationally as a token of great love and friendship. Whether personalized with a green paint pen by our professional Bronner's artists at no additional charge or plain, this unique Claddagh ring ornament will make a wonderful gift for your loved ones this Christmas! Made in Hungary.
Please note: Do not forget to include the "&" symbol if you would like it to appear on the ornament.
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Tradition Of The Pineapple Glass Ornament
Welcome friends and family at holiday time with this charming tradition of the pineapple ornament! Artfully crafted of glass in the USA, this attractive two sided ornament features the sentiment WELCOME in an arching yellow ribbon above a ripe golden pineapple. The reverse side of this 3¼" tall design depicts the history of the pineapple as a symbol of hospitality and friendship. Pineapple lovers as well as legend enthusiasts are sure to be inspired by this unique keepsake!
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Bronner #1181244.
Clear Glass Reflector Ornament With Cardinal Design
Bring the beauty of nature indoors with this charming woodland scene. Artfully rendered of glass with a unique concaved center, our clear glass reflector with cardinal design depicts a brilliant red bird perched in a copse of birch trees. Accented with dazzling gold glitter and coming ready to hang with a white gossamer ribbon, this 5" tall keepsake makes a great gift for the bird watcher on your Christmas list.
Symbol of the Cardinal card included.
Bavarian Cuckoo Clock Glass Ornament
Need an up-to-the-minute gift with lasting charm? Our 4¾" tall cuckoo clock ornament is skillfully crafted of glass with rich hand-painted glazes and dazzling glitter accents. Adorned with a pine tree and pinecone motif popular in Black Forest designs, this time-ly keepsake comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Tradition of the Cuckoo Clock card included.
4 Inch Brown And Gold Pine Cone Glass Ornament
What could be more natural than a pinecone tucked within the boughs of your Christmas tree? Awash in shimmering brown and gold glazes, our pretty ombre pinecone is accented with iridescent glitter and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Tradition of the Pine Cone card included.
Glass Candy Cane Ornament With Red, White And Green Glitter Stripes
Our mouth-watering glass candy cane ornament is sweet-ly patterned with sparkling red, white and green glitter stripes. Measuring 4½" tall, this tempting treat comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
Tradition of the Candy Cane card included.
Brown Glass Bird In Twig Nest Ornament
This Christmas, connect with nature with our beautiful brown glass bird in twig nest ornament! Accented with snow-flocked pine branches, red berries, and real pinecones, this charming ornament comes ready to hang with a twine cord and measures approximately 3" tall x 3½" wide.
Symbol of the Bird Nest card included.
Snowman With Lantern Glass Ornament
Brighten your holidays with our charming snowman with lantern glass ornament! Artfully hand-painted with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents, our smiling snowman cheerfully holds a festively wrapped gift. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, this 5" tall keepsake is perfect for the snowman collector on your Christmas list!
Santa With Tree And Satchel Glass Ornament
A wealth of eye-catching accents gives our Victorian Santa tree-mendous charm! Skillfully rendered in glass, our 6¼" tall Santa wears an elegant crimson robe accented with glistening gold glitter and faux fur trim. Complete with a snow-flocked sisal tree adorned with sparkling Christmas ornaments, our Santa with tree and satchel ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Story of St. Nicholas….Santa Claus card included.)
Clown On Unicycle Glass Ornament
This heart-warming keepsake depicts a circus performer clown-ing around just for laughs! Crafted of glass with a myriad of vibrant glazes and glistening glitter accents, our 5½" tall clown on unicycle ornament is wheel-ly unique!
Tradition of the Clown card included.
Hedgehog With Butterfly Glass Ornament
No need to hedge around your ornament choices……it's a sure bet you'll be charmed by this little critter and his butterfly friend! Artfully crafted of glass and resin, our hedgehog with butterfly ornament measures 2¾" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Symbol of the hedgehog card included.
Santa With Golden Bagpipes Glass Ornament
In tune with Scottish traditions, our enchanting St. Nick wears a tartan plaid kilt along with an emerald green jacket and cap. Artfully rendered in glass with hand-painted glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our 5½" tall Santa with golden bagpipes ornament will add a touch of highland charm to your Christmas celebrations!
Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.
Perfectly illustrating a legend, symbol, or tradition, each ornament in these sections has been chosen by Bronner's as a symbol for the story it represents. Each section has its own special story that adds depth and enjoyment to the beauty of the ornaments. Enjoy these special traditions that will bring meaning and enjoyment to your Christmas for years to come!
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