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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.
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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5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
Add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree with these hand-twisted icicle ornaments. Coming ready to hang with a silver cord, each stunning icicle ornament measures 5½" tall and is crafted of spun glass. This package of 12 icicles will be a must this year.
(Legend of the Icicle card included.)
Bronner #1017436.
Pink Glass Pig With Curly Tail Ornament
Steering clear of the holiday platter is the sincere wish of this little porker! Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, our pink pig ornament is richly colored in soft salmon hues with a darling hand-painted face. Measuring 2¾" tall x 3½" wide, this little piggy is crafted of glass.
(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
Bronner #1182306.
Tabby Cat Glass Ornament
A Christmas without this ornament on your pet lover's tree could be a cat-astrophe! This 3¼" tall ornament is carefully made from glass in the USA exclusively for Bronner's. Our special keepsake features the special artwork of a tabby cat face by staff artist Connie V. Larson on a smooth white surface while the inspiring legend appears on the reverse side. This legend of the tabby cat ornament will make a purr-fect gift for your cat enthusiast!
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Bronner #1145438.
Sitting Tiger Glass Ornament
This fabulous feline will delight the tiger collector on your Christmas list! Our 4¾" tall tiger ornament was skillfully crafted from glass and resin in amazing detail. Accented with shimmering glitter, this beautiful orange and black striped sitting tiger comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Tiger card included.)
Ladybugs Around Red Glass Ornament
Have you ever wondered how "ladybugs" acquired their unusual name? According to European folklore, when aphids invaded vineyards many years ago, farmers prayed to the Virgin Mary for help. After a swarm of the little red beetles appeared to eat the aphids and save the crops, the farmers named the insects "ladybugs" in Honor of Mary, Our Lady. Symbolizing good luck, this unique ladybug ornament depicts a band of the delightfully spotted insects inching their way all around a vibrant red glass surface. Artfully crafted in Hungary exclusively for Bronner's, this cheerful 3" round keepsake is sure to brighten your tree for many years to come!
(Legend of the Ladybug card included.)
Bronner #1188126.
Bigfoot Glass Ornament
Our Bigfoot ornament is sure to make a big impression on your tree for years to come! Friends and family will have fun trying to sight this legendary wonder in the branches of your tree! Crafted of glass and resin, our Sasquatch stands at an impressive 4½" tall and comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Bigfoot card included.)
Bronner #1133053.
Glass Disc Ornament With Peacock Design Dated 2015
You'll be proud to display this dazzling peacock ornament on your tree! Adorned with brilliant jewels and sequins, this gorgeous 3¾" tall glass disc with peacock design shimmers in rich hues of green from fern to aquamarine blue. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this vibrant keepsake features the date 2015 in sparkling gold glitter on the reverse side.
Symbol of the Peacock card included.
Dolphin Glass Ornament
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.)
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.
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.)
Transparent Red Glass Apple Ornament
No need to polish this apple………it has a shine all its own! Artfully produce-ed from transparent red glass, this 4" tall keepsake is accented with a sparkling leaf shimmering with green and gold glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this a-peel-ing ornament makes a great teacher's gift!
Legend of the Apple card included.
Glass Acorn Formed Ornament
Great things often come from humble beginnings……..just look at the acorn and the mighty oak! Artfully hand-painted in shimmering hues of gold and bronze, our 2¾" tall glass acorn ornament glistens with accents of sparkling, iridescent glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this simple yet elegant ornament makes a great addition to wreaths and garland as well as the Christmas tree!
(Symbol of the Acorn card included.)
Lily Of The Valley With Legend Ivory Glass Ornament
A perennial favorite, lilies of the valley symbolize sweetness and purity. Legend claims that when Mary cried at the crucifixion of Jesus, her tears fell softly to the ground and turned into these delicate, bell-shaped flowers, sometimes called "Mary's tears". Our beautiful 3¼" round lily of the valley ornament is artfully crafted of glass and hand-painted with vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents. The legend of the lily of the valley is printed on the reverse side of this attractive ornament. Made in the USA.
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Bronner #1167242.
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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