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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.
Please select the alternate image for an additional view.
Bronner #1166090.
Peanut Glass Ornament
$5.99
The perfect gift to tell someone that you're absolutely nuts about them! Crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, this 3" tall peanut ornament features life-like peanut ridges with exquisite glittering accents.
(Symbol of the Peanut card included.)
Blue Egg with Flowers Glass Ornament
$18.99
Our elegant egg ornament features gold swirls on a matte blue finish. Crafted of glass accentuated with beautiful flowers lavishly coated in dazzling glitter, this 3¾" tall unique egg will make the perfect addition to any holiday décor!
(Tradition of the Painted Egg card included.)
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Ornament
$12.99
Shining a little light on your holiday celebrations is this charming lighthouse ornament with glittering accents! This festive 5" glass ornament represents the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina, which is the tallest lighthouse in the nation. Because of its unique spiral pattern, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has been nicknamed “The Big Barber Pole."
(Symbol of the Lighthouse card included.)
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.)
Mushroom Dove with Feathers Clip Ornament
$3.99
Eye-catching, distinctive, and elegant, the dove has long been a symbol of peace and love. Crafted from compressed Styrofoam for a "mushroom" feel and real feathers for a lifelike touch, this 4¾" long by 2¼" tall dove clip ornament will add a graceful touch of beauty to your tree!
Features a sturdy silver metal clip for stay-put placement.
(Symbol of the Dove card included.)
Small Garlic Clove Glass Ornament
$4.99
Add a clove of garlic to your recipe for one zesty Christmas celebration! Crafted of glass from Poland, our 1½" garlic clove ornament is sure to spice up your tree for years to come. A soft satin glaze adds a realistic appeal.
(Tradition of Garlic card included.)
5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
$14.99
Icicle ornaments of hand-twisted glass add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree.
Package of 12, 5½" tall icicles.
Each icicle ornament comes ready to hang a silver cord.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Bronner #1017436.
Poinsettia on Icicle Form Glass Ornament
$22.99
Smooth and reflective glazes combine with a variety of eye-catching colors to create the pretty poinsettia that is this ornament's alluring focal point. The sleek, shimmering frost surface is a perfect complement to this ornament's dazzling details.
Made in Poland, this 10" long glass ornament is double-sided to ensure its beauty is seen from all angles!
(Legend of the Poinsettia card included.)
Peacock With Feather Tail Glass Ornament
$14.99
Your special bird enthusiast will sing with delight to receive this dazzling peacock ornament! With a glass body and long feather tail, our spellbinding bird ornament is 3¼" tall by 12" wide. The glamorous tail of our pretty peacock includes teal fluff feathers, turquoise feathers, and three peacock feathers. The body of the bird is accentuated with gold, green, and blue glitter with purple rhinestones. Chunky blue glitter and hunter green feathers accent the head of this stunning peacock ornament. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this peacock with feathers glass ornament is sure to be a conversation piece for years to come!
(Symbol of the Peacock card included.)
Green Wreath Acrylic Ornament
$4.99
A wreath is a timeless addition to your holiday décor. Our green wreath acrylic ornament is no exception with its stunning glitter accents! This beautiful 5" tall wreath ornament comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Symbol of the Wreath card included.)
Bronner #1119204.
Dove And Peace Clear Glass Ornament
$19.99
Wish your loved ones Peace on Earth year after year with this charming dove ornament! Extraordinarily hand-painted in Italy, this 4" tall mouth-blown glass ornament features a stunning blue and white dove flying through subtle silver swirls. On the opposite side of this beautiful dove and peace clear ornament, the words "Peace on Earth" are painted in shimmering white with iridescent glitter accents.
Please select the inset image to see a detailed back view.
(Symbol of the Dove card included.)
Edelweiss Bloom Glass Ornament
$11.99
Whether displayed as a symbol of love or a declaration of bravery, this 2½" glass ornament will bloom with beauty on your tree for seasons to come! Artfully crafted of glass from Germany, this edelweiss bloom ornament is beautifully colored in satin finishes, while glittering accents add an eye-catching and mythical appeal.
(Symbol of the Edelweiss card included.)
Yule Log Glass Clip-On Ornament
$19.99
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.)
Pink Unicorn Ornament
$8.99
This beautiful unicorn ornament is sure to make a wonderful addition to your Christmas tree this Holiday Season! These Christmas unicorns are depicted all the way around this stunning 3" tall pink transparent glass ornament. With glittering iridescent accents, this charming unicorn ornament is sure to be a treasured keepsake with your loved one for years to come! Made in Hungary.
(Legend of the Unicorn 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.)
Bronner #1060986.
Santa's Magic Key Ornament
No chimney? No problem! Santa can use this special key to open your door and leave all the goodies behind. Artfully crafted from resin and metal, Santa's Magic Key ornament measures 4¼" tall and comes ready to hang with a red ribbon.
(Story of Santa's Magic Key card included.)
Bronner #1171017.

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

Rooster Christmas Ornament
$12.99
According to legend, the rooster has only crowed once at midnight. This was to announce the birth of the Baby Jesus. For this reason, Spanish and Latin American countries call their midnight mass on Christmas Eve the Mass of the Rooster, or Misa Del Gallo. Allow this charming 3¼" tall glass rooster ornament to signal the start of your family's holiday celebrations!
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
St. Francis of Assisi Ornament
$11.99
Artfully crafted from formed glass with shimmering, colorful, glazed accents, this beautiful 5" ornament portrays St. Francis of Assisi tenderly caring for two doves and a deer. Our exclusive St. Francis ornament will make a wonderful gift for your special animal lover!
(St. Francis of Assisi Story card included.)
Wine Barrel Glass Ornament
$14.99
This exquisitely detailed wine barrel is sure to please the taste-tempting wine connoisseur on your Christmas list! With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this charming wine barrel ornament is 3½" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®. Please click on the inset to view the detail on the back of the ornament.
(Tradition of Wine card included.)
Buffalo Glass Ornament
This stunning brown buffalo is looking forward to roaming the depths of your Christmas tree this year! With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this exquisitely detailed exclusive bison ornament is 3" tall by 4¼" wide and crafted of glass. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Buffalo card included.)
Bronner #1115077.

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

Green Shamrock Glass Ornament
$7.99
Allow this shimmering 2½" tall green shamrock ornament to give your tree a lucky sparkle this holiday season! This stunning shamrock ornament is crafted of glass exclusively for Bronners.
(Symbol of the Shamrock card included.)
Bronner #1095138.
Personalized Green and White Claddagh Ring Ornament
$10.99
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.
Please select the alternate image for a view of this ornament without personalization.
Pickle Legendary Glass Ornament
$11.99
You'll have no problems finding this pickle in your tree! Old German tradition holds that it is customary to hide a pickle among the branches of your tree and the first child to find it Christmas morning gets an extra gift. Our pickle legendary glass ornament is masterfully crafted in Germany and measures 3¾" tall.
(Legend of the Pickle card included.)
Hummingbird Heart Glass Ornament
$9.99
This stunning ruby-throated hummingbird was reproduced with great detail created by Bronner artist, Ginger Don. Crafted in the USA, this soothing and exclusive heart shaped ornament measures 3½" and makes a wonderful gift for your gardening, bird, or flower enthusiast.
(Symbol of the Hummingbird card included.)
Pretzel Glass Ornament
$8.99
Deliciously detailed with shimmering salt and bread-colored glazes, this 3½" Bronner's exclusive glass pretzel ornament will be a taste-temping treat on your tree this Christmas!
(Tradition of the Pretzel card included.)
Scottish Santa Resin Ornament
$8.99
Pausing to smile before playing a spirited bagpipe solo, this Scottish Santa would love to wish you and yours a very Nollaig Chridheil! Artfully crafted from resin, this 4½" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament will add a touch of Scotland to your tree.
Ornament comes ready to hang with a red cord.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
Bronner #1105826.
Sitting Bumble Bee Glass Ornament
$16.99
The bee is a symbol of industry, resourcefulness, and prosperity. These tiny creatures show us there is success and satisfaction in working together harmoniously, while still enjoying the sweetness of life.
There's no resisting this bumble bee's sweetness! From antennae to stinger, this 3" sitting bee is meticulously crafted from glass and detailed with shimmering glazes and sparkling glitter. He'll bee on your tree in no time!
Made in Poland.
(Symbol of the Bee card included.)
Land Turtle Glass Ornament
$11.99
With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this adorable land turtle is ready to explore the depths of your Christmas tree! This Bronner's exclusive ornament is sure to make any turtle enthusiast come out of his or her shell. This exquisitely detailed land turtle ornament is 3½" wide and crafted of glass. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
Symbol of the Turtle card included.

(Symbol of the Turtle card included.)
Small Red Ladybug Ornament
$5.99
Created exclusively for Bronner's, this charming ladybug ornament is just waiting to bring you good luck this holiday season! With vivid glazes and realistic detail, this adorable ladybug ornament is 2¼" wide and crafted of glass.
(Legend of the Ladybug 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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