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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.
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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.
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.

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.

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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Egg Black And White With Flowers Ornament
Add a glistening addition to your Easter décor with this beautiful egg! Crafted of glass in Poland and painted a cream white, this 3½" egg is accentuated with vibrant green, black and gold glazes, and dazzling gold, green, red, silver, blue and pink glitter. This one-of-a-kind Easter egg will add the perfect touch to your holiday décor!
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
Black And White Rooster With Feather Ornament
Legend holds that the only time the rooster crowed at midnight was when Christ was born. This charmingly crafted rooster is constructed in Poland of mouth-blown and hand-painted glass. Real feathers adorn his tail. Mounted on a spring clip, our watchful Rooster will appear to perch right on a branch of your Christmas tree. 3¼" tall x 4".
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
Red Egg With Flowers Ornament
Beautifully crafted in Poland, our glass red egg is simply gorgeous. Hand-painted spring flowers dance within a crystal chain on a rich red background. Traditionally exchanged as Easter gifts in Eastern European countries, painted eggs have long been a symbol of Christ’s resurrection and eternal life. Measuring 2½" tall, our red egg with pink flowers will be a meaningful and stunning addition to your tree.
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
Fuchsia Ball With Butterfly Glass Ornament
For centuries butterflies have entranced us with their beauty and our ornament is no different! Expertly crafted from glass in Poland, this 3" tall ornament hugs the invigorating fuchsia surface with a glittering butterfly featuring colorful rhinestone accents. Glittering polka dots wrap the ornament for an eye-catching allure from every angle. This fuchsia ball with butterfly ornament will make a naturally appealing gift for your nature or insect enthusiast!
(Symbol of the butterfly card included.)
Mistletoe On Green Glass Transparent Ornament
Blooming with beauty, this transparent green ornament is encircled with beautiful sprigs of golden, glittery mistletoe. White, glitter berries add the finishing touch to this 3¼" bulb. Made in Czech Republic, this will surely be an ornament to add to your collection of favorites!
(Symbol of the Mistletoe card included.)
Santa Face With Merry Christmas Banner Ornament
HO-HO-HO! This classic Santa face ornament will become an instant favorite in your loved one’s Christmas collection! Measuring 3" tall, our unique Mr. Claus ornament is crafted of transparent glass that is coated on the inside with sparkling iridescent glitter! This dazzling effect is enhanced by the printed image of sprigs of holly, jolly St. Nick, and an elegant "Merry Christmas" banner. Exclusively handcrafted in the U.S.A., our Merry Christmas Santa ornament will truly be loved by all on your Christmas list!
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(Saint Nick...Santa Claus story card included.)
Chocolate Chip Cookie Glass Ornament
Your favorite chocoholic is sure to be chip-per when they see this tasteful treat hanging in the tree! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass and coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 3" tall chocolate chip cookie ornament is made to perfection to please everyone from bakers to those that love to consume the sweet confection. Our chocolate chip cookie ornament has style that will never stale or go to waist!
(Tradition of the Chocolate Chip Cookie card included.)
Legend Of The Ladybug Glass Ornament
Another Christmas without this treasure is sure to bug you! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall white enameled ornament features a solitary ladybug glistening with ebony glitter accents gracing the front while the legend can be read on the back. Ladybug and legend enthusiasts are sure to be inspired by this unique keepsake for years to come!
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Polar Bears Northern Lights Glass Ornament
Illuminate your tree with the intrigue and appeal of this polar bear northern lights ornament! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament beautifully showcases a polar bear and cub amongst a gentle snowfall and crisp, frosty (glittering) air. This heart-warming arctic scene is all captured amongst a cool, three-tone, purple, blue, and icy white surface. Another season without this unique keepsake may just be un-bear-able!
(Symbol of the Polar Bear card included.)
Legend Of The Panda Glass Ornament
With so much charm, this ornament is sure to cause a little panda-monium amongst enthusiasts of the creature or endangered animals! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, this 3" tall enameled white ornament features a panda bear clutching a glittering green bamboo branch on the front, and the legend of the panda printed on the back. A must have for legend collectors and panda bear advocates!
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Shiny Cardinal Glass Ornament
Christened the Christmas bird for its spectacular red color, the cardinal has become a symbol of the beauty and warmth of the holiday season. Artfully crafted from glass with stunning glitter accents, this remarkable 4½" long shiny glass cardinal ornament with perfect poise, will make a delightful addition to your Christmas décor for years to come. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Cardinal 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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