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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.
Symbol Of The Dragonfly Glass Ornament
Glittering like a jewel in the sunlight, a dragonfly gracefully skims an indigo pond blooming with vibrant pink water lilies. This serene scene is artfully depicted on our lustrous white ornament in a myriad of vibrant glazes and iridescent glitter accents. Expertly crafted of glass in Hungary, this two-sided keepsake measures 3" round and is printed on the reverse side with a charming paragraph detailing the fascinating Symbol of the Dragonfly.

Sorry, this item is currently out of stock. We expect new supplies in early August, 2016. If you wish to backorder now, you may do so by calling 1-800-361-6736.

5.5 Inch Spun Clear Glass Icicles Set of 12
$14.99
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.
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.)
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. Beautifully crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, allow this charming 3¼" tall rooster ornament to signal the start of your family's holiday celebrations!
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
Bronner #1055341.
Blue Bell with Angel Glass Ornament
$12.99
High in their towers, suspended between heaven and earth, church bells have called the faithful to worship for centuries. From the soft blue frosted bell to its clear glass clapper, this 3¼" tall clanging beauty is uniquely crafted in the style of European mouth blown glass and is made exclusively in Russia. This finely detailed angel is depicted sounding her horn and is delicately glittered in gold. The inspiration angel on this ornament is ready to herald in the Christmas Season.
(Legend of the Christmas Bells card included.)
Bronner #1106146.
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.)
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! Crafted of resin and coming ready to hang with a red cord, this 4½" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament will add a touch of Scotland to your tree.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
Bronner #1105826.
Four-Leaf Clover Glass Ornament
$6.99
Artfully crafted from glass with eye-catching, deep green glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this exclusive four-leaf clover ornament will add the perfect touch of luck to your tree!
2¾" tall.
(Symbol of the Four-Leaf Clover 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.)
Set of 6 Gold and Clear Spun Glass Icicles
$14.99
Gold trimmed clear twisted icicles add genuine old-fashioned elegance to your tree.
Package of 6, 5¾" tall icicles.
Ready to hang gold cords.
Legend of the Icicle card included.
Pretzel Glass Ornament
Reg. $8.99 Sale $6.98
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.)
Mexican Seashell Glass Ornament
$9.99
Remember your special vacation to the white sandy beaches of the tropics with this exquisitely detailed seashell ornament! With vivid glazes and sparkling iridescent accents, this Mexican seashell will also make a wonderful addition to your tropical-themed tree. This unique ornament is 4" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®.
(Symbol of the Mexican Seashell 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.)
Mistletoe Ball Ornament
$8.99
Coming ready to hang with a white ribbon, this mistletoe is a perfect decoration for a holiday kiss! Representing peace to enemies and lovers alike, this 5" life-like mistletoe ball ornament is sure to bring an irresistible holiday cheer to your celebrations!
(Symbol of the Mistletoe card included.)
Donkey Christmas Ornament
$12.99
Legend tells us the donkey that carried Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday followed Him to Calvary. Appalled by the sight of Jesus on the cross, the donkey turned away but could not leave. It is said that the shadow of the cross fell upon the shoulders and back of the donkey. A cross marking found on many donkeys today remains a testimony of the love and devotion of a humble, little donkey.
Add a touch of this love and devotion to your Christmas tree this year with our stunning donkey ornament. Crafted of glass and resin, this charming donkey ornament is exclusively made for Bronner's and is 4" tall by 4" wide.
(Legend of the Donkey card included.)
Bronner #1106520.
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.)
St. Nicholas Ornament
$18.99
Masterfully crafted with shimmering, colorful glazes and detailed with sparkling glitter accents, this St. Nicholas ornament will add classic Christmas charm to your tree! Artfully crafted of glass from Poland, this charming Santa Claus ornament is 5" tall.
(Story of St. Nicholas…Santa Claus card included.)
Feathers Glass Ornaments
$9.99
Magnificently crafted and beautifully detailed, this beautiful pair of exclusive glass feather ornaments is a great way to say "thank you" to your unseen guardian angels! 3" tall & 4" tall glass ornaments.
(Symbol of the Guardian Angel Feather card included.)
Bronner #1095189.
Spider Web Glass Ornament
$7.99
This creepy spider and its glittering silver web will spin up some fun for you and your family this Holiday Season! This unique and exclusive spider ornament is 3¼" tall and crafted of glass.
(Legend of the Christmas Spider 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.)
St. Patrick With Sheep And Staff Ornament
$15.99
Dressed in stunning greens and shamrocks, St. Patrick is ready to join your Irish décor! Holding a lamb and coiled metal staff, our saintly ornament is artfully crafted from formed glass and resin. Glistening glitter accents give this 4¾" tall green Santa eye-catching appeal. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this St. Patrick with sheep and staff ornament will make a terrific gift for your special Irishman!
(Story of St. Patrick card included.)
Set of 12 Christmas Traditions Ornaments
$57.99
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!
Scottish Bagpipe Playing Santa Glass Ornament
$33.99
This Scottish Santa wishes you and yours a very Nollaig Chridheil by playing a spirited bagpipe solo! Artfully crafted of glass from Poland and painted plaid with glittering accents, this 5½" tall ornament will add a touch of Scotland's enchanting charm to your tree.
(Tradition of the Bagpipes card included.)
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.)
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.
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.)
Panda Glass Ornament
$7.99
This endangered species is looking for safe refuge in your tree! Measuring 3¾" tall, this glass panda ornament is beautifully detailed and shimmers with subtle glittering accents. Comes ready to hang with a silver cord.
(Legend of the Panda card included.)
Snowman Head With Black Hat Glass Ornament
$9.99
Let's face it, this adorable snowman ornament knows how to get a-head in decorating! Crafted of glass, our snowman head with black top hat ornament is painted in pearlescent white, shiny black and metallic orange. A sparkling iridescent band of glitter circles this darling snowman's top hat. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this snowman head with black hat ornament is 4" tall. Your snowman collector will love this frosty friend ornament for many years to come!
(Tradition of the Snowman card included.)
Bigfoot Glass Ornament
$11.99
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.
Christmas Tree With Gifts Glass Ornament
$9.99
A Christmas tree lined with gifts all the way around of all shapes and sizes and wrapped in bright and vivid colors with a bow on top… now if only it were life-sized! Artfully crafted from glass with shimmering glazes and glistening glitter accents, our exclusive decorative ornament will be a stunning standout on your tree this Christmas and for seasons to come! This charming Christmas tree with gifts ornament is 5" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Christmas Tree card included.)
Bronner #1133823.
White Lighthouse Glass Ornament
$7.99
Add a beacon of light to your tree with this magnificent white lighthouse ornament! Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 4" tall ornament is sure to shine in your collection with its radiant glazes and glittering accents. Our white lighthouse glass ornament makes a thoughtful gift your lighthouse enthusiast is shore to love for years to come!
(Symbol of the Lighthouse card included.)
Frog Spun Glass Ornament
$11.99
You'll be hoppin' with the Christmas spirit this season when you put this gleaming green frog on your tree! Beautifully crafted with green and silver speckles, this frog spun glass ornament is a terrific gift for any frog lover. This charming amphibian comes ready to hang with clear monofilament line and measures 1½" tall.
Symbol of the Frog card included.
Pomegranate Glass Ornament
$15.99
Popular not only for its use in juices but also its medicinal uses, the pomegranate is a symbol of resurrection and everlasting life. Our exquisite ornament measures 3" tall and is artfully crafted of glass from Poland. Beautifully replicated, this ornament is sure to be in good taste on your tree for years to come!
(Symbol of the Pomegranate card included.)
Bronner #1124530.
Buffalo Glass Ornament
$12.99
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.
Robin Glass Clip On Ornament
Reg. $9.99 Sale $6.98
Your favorite bird enthusiast is sure to be flying high when he or she notices this adorable companion on the tree! Exclusively crafted from glass for Bronner's, our enchanting robin ornament measures approximately 2¼" tall by 5" wide and features a silver, metal clip for easy display. A tweet gift for bird watcher's and enthusiasts alike!
(Legend of the Robin card included.)
Round Pig Glass Ornament
$11.99
This adorable little piggy is far from boar-ing! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament is covered with pink colored "pig-skin" and features a cheerful face printed on the front and an irresistible curly tail on the back. No doubt pig enthusiasts will squeal over the ham of your ornament collection for years to come when you add this round pig glass ornament to the tree!
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(Symbol of the pig card included.)
Frog Round Glass Ornament
$11.99
With this toad-ally awesome gift, we're predicting Christmas will be froggy with a 100% chance of elation from your frog enthusiast! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall Christmas ornament decorates a frosted olive surface with a grinning frog. Easily displayed on any ornament stand, our frog round glass ornament would be hop-py to add a ribbet-ing touch to your home or office décor!
(Symbol of the Frog card included.)
Candy Canes Glass Ornament
$8.99
There's no denying it, our sweet looking ornament is eye-candy! Exclusively crafted for Bronner's from glass in Hungary, our 3" tall ornament hugs the smooth two-tone silver and pearl surface with vibrant red candy canes amidst iridescent, glittering, retro stars. Emanating style that will never grow stale in the branches of your tree, our candy canes glass ornament is sure to be a favorite for years to come!
(Tradition of the Candy Cane card included.)
Bronner #1148706.
Rooster With Wire Tail Glass Ornament
$11.99
This bird will love to roost among the branches of your Christmas tree! Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this formed-glass rooster with wire tail is accentuated with dazzling gold and red glitter. This one-of-a-kind rooster will make the perfect addition to any rooster collection!
(Legend of the Rooster card included.)
Legend Of The Panda Glass Ornament
$9.99
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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Black And White Cow Glass Ornament
$15.99
Cow enthusiasts alike will be able to spot this utter-ly beautiful bovine on your tree in a heartbeat! Marvelously crafted from glass with soft flocked patches, our black and white cow ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Measuring 3¾" tall, this wholesome cow will round-out your farm animal lover's gift with appeal he or she will be happy to milk for seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Irish Trinity Cross Glass Ornament
$15.99
This resplendent cross ornament shimmers with meaning and grace. Crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, this 4" tall ornament is hand-painted and glittered in complimentary shades of gold and green. Combining Celtic and traditional Christian symbols, our Irish Trinity Cross will be a handsome addition to your tree.
(Legend of the Celtic Cross card included.)
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.)
Drummer Boy Resin Ornament
$15.00
As the legend has it, this adorable little drummer boy has no gift for the Christ child other than his simple heartfelt gift of music! Beautifully crafted of resin, our 5" tall drummer boy is beautifully detailed from his sweet face down to his boots. Bring a touch of this tradition home to your friends and family with this charming little drummer boy resin ornament!
Fuchsia Ball With Butterfly Glass Ornament
$8.99
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.)
Violet Dragonfly Glass Ornament
$9.99
Symbolic of new life and joy, dragonflies are revered around the world. This exquisite dragonfly ornament has a purple, matte finish. Exclusively rendered of glass in Poland, this 4" beauty is resplendent with images of dragonflies accented with glitter and acrylic gems on both sides.
(Symbol of the Dragonfly 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.)
Claddagh Ornament
$11.99
This traditional Irish symbol has been charmingly crafted of from Old World Christmas®. This 3" tall claddagh ornament incorporates two hands clasping a crowned heart. "With these hand I give you my heart, and I crown it with my love." The reverse side of this unique 3 dimensional ornament contains a shimmering, emerald shamrock surrounded by a rich, gold wreath. A lovely ornament to commemorate a marriage or deep and lasting friendship.
(Symbol of the Claddagh Ring 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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