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Bronner's Ornament Legends, Symbols & Traditions Book Updated Edition
$5.99
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
$9.99
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.
Legend Of The Ladybug Glass Ornament
$9.99
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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Holly And Mistletoe Glass Ornament
$16.99
This beautiful gold, green, and red ornament is sure to put you in the holly-day spirit! Made in Poland and crafted of glass, our matte gold ornament features shiny green leaves, ravishing red glitter berries, and matte white and shiny gold paint accents. Measuring 3¾" tall, this holly and mistletoe ornament will be a terrific addition to your tradition-themed tree!
(Legend of the Holly card included.)
Black And White Rooster With Feather Ornament
$18.99
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.)
Mushroom Clip Ornament
$3.99
This marvelous mushroom ornament is a natural choice for your tree! Expertly crafted of glass, this fantastic fungi measures 2" tall and has a stylish red cap with glitter-covered white spots. Simply attach the gold metal clip of the ornament to the branches of your tree.
Tradition of the Mushroom card included.
Dolphin Glass Ornament
$14.99
Celebrate the majesty and mystery of the oceans' warm waters, with our sea-loving dolphin ornament! Beautifully finished in a silvery-blue color and sun-kissed with sparkling glitter from the tip of its bottlenose to its tail. Measuring 5" tall, this man-friendly mammal makes a wonderful gift for nature enthusiasts!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Red Egg With Sunflowers Glass Ornament
$9.99
This stunning red egg with sunflowers ornament will make a sunsational addition to your Christmas tree this year! Set against a vibrant red satin finished background, our sunflower design is truly eye-popping. Exquisitely made in Poland of mouth-blown glass, our unique egg-shaped ornament is hand-painted by skilled artists in beautiful colors. With sparkling gold glitter accents, this 2½" tall red egg with sunflowers ornament is sure to be the pick of this holiday season!
(Tradition of the Sunflower card included.)
Set of 12 Christmas Traditions Ornaments
$55.99
Include all of the traditions of Christmas on your tree with the help of this set of 12 festive ornaments! With sparkling glitter accents, each ornament in our holiday legend set is exquisitely crafted of glass and painted in vivid colors. Our Christmas traditions ornament set includes a 3¼" tall candle, 3" tall snowman, 2¾" tall rooster, 3" tall cardinal, 2¾" tall Christmas tree, 3" tall church, 2¾" tall candy cane, 2¾" tall pickle, 3" tall poinsettia, 3½" tall St. Nicholas, 3" tall Santa Claus, and 3½" tall Santa in a wreath. This set of 12 Christmas traditions ornaments will also make a fabulous gift for a new home owner or newlyweds!
Eagle And Flag Ornament
$9.99
Show your patriotism this Christmas with our eagle and American flag ornament! Beautifully crafted from resin, this 5" ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. This majestic ornament will make a perfect addition to any patriot's Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Eagle card included.)
Star Burst Silver Ornament
$5.99
Our silver star burst ornament will add a unique and elegant touch to your Christmas tree! Beautifully crafted of acrylic, this 3D ornament is lusciously coated with silver glitter. Our snowflake ornament measures 6" tall and comes ready with hang on a silver cord.
Tradition of the Star card included.
Dolphin With Santa Hat Ornament
$10.99
This dolphin is jumping with Christmas joy! Measuring 5" tall and crafted of formed glass, this glitter-accented mammal is all ready for Christmas with its Santa hat. Coming ready to hang with gold cord, this beautiful dolphin ornament will make the perfect addition to any dolphin lover’s Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
St. Christopher Round Glass Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $7.98
Lovingly known as the patron saint of travelers, St. Christopher used his enormous size and physical strength to assist people across a dangerous river. One day, according to legend, St. Christopher transported a young child who proved to be Christ himself. This unique 3¼" round glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the Saint carrying the Christ child on his shoulder. Proudly produced in the USA, our St. Christopher ornament includes an inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life which can be read on the reverse side.
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Personalized Rainbow With Smiling Sun Glass Ornament
$10.99
When the storm clouds of life part, don't forget to look upward…you just might see a rainbow smiling down on you! Our charming rainbow ornament appears in a whole spectrum of colors along with a smiling sun and fluffy clouds in one brilliant display. Skillfully crafted of glass with sparkling glitter details, our 2½" tall by 4¾" wide rainbow with smiling sun glass ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. This unique keepsake provides the perfect place to add a touch of your loved one's sunny personal-ity℠ with a red paint pen by one of our talented Bronner's artist's at no additional charge!
Symbol of the Rainbow card included.

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Polish Star Legend Glass Ornament
$9.99
The star plays an important role in traditional Polish Christmas celebrations. On Christmas Eve the first star of the night is named Gwiazda, meaning little star, in tribute to the Star of Bethlehem. At the moment it appears, greetings and good wishes are exchanged and families partake of Wigilia, the most carefully planned meal of the year. Produced exclusively for Bronner's by our supplier in Hungary, our 3" tall Polish Star glass ornament features an 8 pointed star painted in a vibrant red hue and accented with sparkling glitter. The tradition of the Polish star is printed on the reverse side of this distinctive ornament.
Brown And Beige Owl Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Whoooo's been credited throughout history for providing forewarning and good counsel? Why, the humble owl, of course! Comparisons have been made between the owl's visual ability to pierce the darkness and the light of Christ dissolving the darkness of the world. Artfully crafted in Hungary, our brown and beige owl round glass ornament measures 3" tall and features a depiction of a brown and beige owl on the front while the Legend of the Owl can be read on the reverse side.
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St. Francis Of Assisi Round Glass Ornament
$9.99
Born in 1182, St. Francis of Assisi is credited with popularizing the use of the Nativity scene in Christmas celebrations. This unique 3¼" round glass ornament features a colorful portrait of the patron saint of animals and the environment. Depicted holding a dove and a Bible in a field of wildflowers, our St. Francis of Assisi ornament is proudly produced in the USA. An inspiring synopsis of the Saint's life can be read on the reverse side.
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Yule Log Legend Glass Ornament
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Ancient European folklore states that lighting the yule log on Christmas would erase trouble from the past and bring prosperity to the household in the coming year. Yule certainly appreciate the charming details of our 3¼" round ornament which features a colorful rendition of a yule log delightfully decorated with spruce branches, pine cones and a festive red ribbon. Certain to spark your interest, the legend of the yule log is printed on the reverse side of this legend-ary ornament. Produced in the USA.
Symbol Of The Claddagh Ring Glass Ornament
$9.99
An international symbol of love and friendship, this Claddagh ring ornament is sure to become a loyal addition to your tree year after year! Our 3" tall ornament is finished in smooth white satin and is exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary. The symbolic Irish Claddagh emblem, featuring a pair of hands holding a crowned heart, is prominently displayed in a metallic gold finish on the front with the words "love • loyalty • friendship", while the "Symbol of the Claddagh Ring" is printed in black on the back.
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Angel Wings Frosted Ornament
$4.99
Soaring serenely on the branches of your Christmas tree, these angel wings will serve as a tangible reminder of your spiritual faith. Crafted in acrylic, our angel wings frosted ornament is artfully detailed and accented with shimmering glitter. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, these 3½" tall angel wings have a wingspan of 6½".
(Symbol of the Guardian Angel Feathers card included.)
Legend Of The Dreamcatcher Glass Ornament
$9.99
Catch this dreamy ornament for the tree! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament is beautifully colored in a smooth satin beige finish. A Native American dreamcatcher is incredibly detailed on the front with dangling feathers and glittering turquoise "beads" while the "Legend of the Dreamcatcher" can be read in black on the back. Your Native American Indian enthusiast is sure to think you're a dream catcher when he or she sees this exquisite keepsake hanging on the tree!
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Edelweiss Flower Glass Ornament
$15.99
Soft and white, clean and bright, Edelweiss has long been a symbol of Alpine folklore. Our enchanting ornament was skillfully crafted in Germany in the style of European mouth blown glass. With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this 2¾" tall Edelweiss flower glass ornament is ready to greet you with blossoms of snow that will bloom and grow in your ornament collection for many years to come!
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(Symbol of the Edelweiss card included.)
Icicle 6 Inch Iridescent Spun Glass Icicle Ornament
$3.99
Add an element of brilliant shine to your tree with this eye-catching design. Crafted of spun glass, our twisted icicle form reflects prisms of iridescent light. A natural accent for any tree, our 6" tall icicle comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Our Lady Of Czestochowa Ornament
$19.99
Today the shrine of Jasna Gora in Czesochowa continues to attract millions of visitors annually who honor its miraculous image. This charming Madonna with baby ornament is 4" tall and crafted of glass from Poland.
(Our Lady of Czestochowa Story card included.)
Camouflage Pickle Glass Ornament
Reg. $6.99 Sale $4.98
The tradition of finding the pickle hidden on the Christmas tree is a bit more challenging with the addition of camouflage paint! Perfect for the serviceman or hunter on your list, our 4" tall camouflage pickle ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord and is cleverly designed to blend in seamlessly into any holiday celebration.
(Legend of the Pickle card included.)
Dragonfly Trail Glass Ornament
$8.99
Dragonflies grace warm spring days with their fragile beauty. Bring nature indoors this Christmas with our dragonfly trail glass ornament. Skillfully crafted of glass in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, our 3" round bulb has a two-tone finish in olive green and silver. Adorned with a whimsical trail of glittering dragonflies, you're sure to find this ornament quite uplifting!
(Symbol of the Dragonfly card included.)
Our Lady Of Czestochowa Round Glass Ornament
$10.99
Our Lady of Czestochowa round glass ornament is sure to pierce your heart with reverence for the Holiness of our great Lord! Artfully crafted from glass in the USA, our exclusive 3¼" tall round white ornament displays beautiful artwork depicting the religious icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa on one side, while the intriguing story surrounding her mystery can be read on the other. Commemorate a trip visiting this Polish wonder, or celebrate and share your religious heritage with this unique keepsake.
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Yule Log Glass Clip-On Ornament
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Keep the home fires burning this Christmas with our traditional yule log design. Complete with candle, plaid ribbon, pinecones, and berries, our 4" tall yule log ornament is crafted by skilled glass artisans in Poland with vivid glazes and touches of sparkling glitter. This elegant yule log glass clip-on ornament is sure to warm the hearts of friends and family this Yuletide season and for many years to come!
(Tradition of the Yule Log card included.)
St. Anthony Glass Ornament
$9.99
Crafted of glass and proudly produced in the USA, this inspirational ornament features the likeness of St. Anthony in full color detail, holding a small child and a lily stalk. According to legend, when St. Anthony's cherished book of Psalms was stolen, he prayed to God that it would be found. The thief was so moved by St. Anthony's faith, that he returned the book. To this day, people pray through St. Anthony to find lost and stolen articles. The legend of St. Anthony is printed on the reverse side of this 3¼" tall ornament.
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Growler With Hoppy Christmas Glass Ornament
$20.99
Artfully hand-crafted of glass from Poland with vibrant glazes and shimmering glitter accents, this 3¾" tall beer growler features a decorative label with the sentiment Hoppy Christmas! Perfect for the beer connoisseur on your Christmas list!
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Bronner #1172752.
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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