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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.
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.)
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.
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.)
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.
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Lavender Butterfly Spun Glass Ornament
$4.99
This lavender butterfly ornament is sure to make your heart flutter. Beautifully formed from spun glass, this ornament measures approximately 2¼" in length. Iridescent paints shine brightly against black accents. This ornament makes a unique and rare addition to your butterfly enthusiast's collection!
(Symbol of the Butterfly card included.)
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.)
Pinata Glass Ornament
$11.99
With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this unique piñata ornament will be the talk of your Christmas tree this year! This festive ornament is 3" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®.
(Tradition of the Piñata 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.)
Pickle Ornament
$10.99
This crunchy pickle is sure to add a snap to your Christmas décor. 4" glass ornament. Handcrafted in Poland.
(Legend of the Pickle 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.)
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.)
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.)
Polish Santa Resin Ornament
$8.99
Literally wearing his heritage on his sleeve, this Santa would love to display his Polish pride for your yuletide! Crafted of resin and coming ready to hang with a red cord, this 5" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament will add a touch of Poland to your tree.
(Tradition of the Polish Star card included.)
Bronner #1105824.
Blue Egg with Flowers Glass Ornament
$19.99
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.)
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.)
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!
Frog On Lily Pad Glass Ornament
$14.99
You're sure to have a hop-py holiday with this whimsical frog ornament! Crafted of glass and resin, our shimmering green frog sits on a vibrant felt lily pad shimmering with dazzling sequins. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this fantastic 3¼" tall keepsake is sure transform your tree by leaps and bounds!
Symbol of the Frog card included.
Carrot Glass Ornament
$7.99
Our realistic looking carrot ornament is sure to be organic Christmas fun! According to legend a treasured addition to a bride's first Christmas tree was the carrot ornament, which was believed to bring good luck in the kitchen! This deliciously-designed ornament features an orange sateen-finished carrot with a green top. Proudly crafted in Poland of high-quality glass and measuring 4¾" tall, this vegetable is a great gift for those who love cooking!
(Legend of the Carrot card included.)
Morel Mushroom Clip-On Glass Ornament
$7.99
No longer will your mushroom enthusiast have to wait for spring to see the morel mushroom sprout, thanks to our glass replica! Glittering accents add an intriguing appeal to this beautiful wonder of nature you'll love at Christmas! Our exclusive morel mushroom ornament measures 4½" tall and features a sturdy, silver clip for easy display in your tree or décor. This unique clip-on ornament will make the perfect gift for your favorite mycologist!
Tradition of the Mushroom card included.
Black Bull Glass Ornament
$19.99
Need an udder-ly unique ornament for your animal-themed tree? Crafted by skilled artisans in Poland, our black bull glass ornament measures 2¼" tall x 4" wide and is hand-painted with glistening ebony glazes and accents of iridescent glitter.
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Brown Bull Glass Ornament
$19.99
Need an udder-ly unique ornament for your animal-themed tree? Crafted by skilled artisans in Poland, our brown bull glass ornament measures 2¼" tall x 4" wide and is hand-painted with glistening glazes and accents of iridescent glitter.
(Symbol of the Cow card included.)
Red And Green Glass Stocking Ornament With Jingle Bells
$10.99
Don't hang this pretty red stocking on the mantel....it's meant for the tree! Resplendent in shimmering hues of red and green, our dazzling 5" glass stocking ornament is accented with glistening glitter and gold jingle bells. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this 5" tall keepsake is sure to hold your interest for many years to come!
(Legend of the Christmas Stocking card included.)
Angel With Silver Gown Glass Ornament
Reg. $18.99 Sale $13.98
Expertly mouth-blown in Poland, our exquisite angel with silver gown ornament is charmingly hand-painted with opalescent glazes and accents of glistening glitter. Measuring 5" tall, this beautiful keepsake makes a divine gift for the angel collector on your Christmas list! (Guardian Angel 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.
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.
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(Symbol of the Dove card included.)
Pineapple Glass Ornament
$7.99
Bring a bit more of a tropical feel to your tree this holiday season with this pineapple glass ornament! With eye-catching details and beautiful gold, amber, and green glitter accents, this 5" glass ornament is sure to make your possibly chilly Christmas vacation seem a bit warmer. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Tradition of the Pineapple card included.)
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.
Western Bluebird Clip-On Glass Ornament
$9.99
This charming Western bluebird is ready to migrate into the branches of your tree this Christmas! With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our exquisitely detailed songbird is 2" tall 4¼" wide and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®. This breathtaking Western bluebird clip-on ornament is a must-have for that special bird watcher in your life!
(Symbol of the Bluebird 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.)
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.)
Santa On Pinata Glass Ornament
$8.99
With his festive steed, Santa is on his way to celebrate a colorful Christmas fiesta! Exquisitely crafted from glass with glittering accents, this Santa on piñata ornament's vibrant colors are sure to be an eye-catching treat you'll love for years to come. Measuring 4½" tall and coming ready to hang with a gold cord, this irresistible ornament is a smashing gift idea for your favorite fiesta enthusiast at Christmas or any time of the year!
(Tradition of the Piñata 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.)
Yule Log Glass Ornament
$13.99
Add a touch of good fortune to your Christmas celebrations with this stunning yule log ornament! With vivid glazes and sparkling glitter accents, our exquisitely detailed yule log is 2¼" tall and crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®. This charming yule log ornament is sure to warm the hearts of your friends and family as they see it hanging on their tree this year!
(Tradition of the Yule Log card included.)
Dolphin Jumping Glass Ornament
$9.99
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.
Elephant Glass Ornament
$22.99
This adorable elephant is ready to stampede his way into your heart and onto your tree this holiday season! With a beautiful sateen finish and sparkling glitter accents, this 3½" tall by 4" wide elephant ornament is artfully crafted of glass from Poland and is sure to be a ton of fun for seasons to come!
(Symbol of the Elephant card included.)
Bronner #1155963.
Stocking With Snowman Ornament
$9.99
Stocking the tree has never been more fun than with this delightful ornament! This 4¼" tall glass ornament features a painted winter scene of a snowman with stunning glitter accents on a lovely red and white stocking. This charming stocking with a snowman ornament comes ready to hang with a white ribbon.
(Legend of the Christmas Stocking card included.)
Lady Of Guadalupe Glass Ornament
$19.99
In tribute of the 1531 miracle, allow this Virgin Mary to appear on your tree! Crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, this beautiful 4¾" tall ornament with vibrant glazes and sparkling glitter accents is a wonderful way to honor Mexico's patron saint, the Lady of Guadalupe.
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(Our Lady of Guadalupe legend card included.)
Goldfish Formed Glass Ornament
$12.99
Add a splash of color to your tree with this fish-y design! Artfully hand-painted with vibrant orange glazes and accents of sparkling glitter, our 2½" tall glass goldfish ornament is sure to brighten your holidays for many sea-sons to come!
Symbol of the Fish 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.)
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.)
Sunflower Glass Ornament
$5.99
Brighten up your Christmas display with our sunflower ornament! Crafted of glass and accentuated with glistening gold, brown, and green glitter, this beautiful ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Measuring 3" tall, this vibrant sunflower will add the perfect touch to any summer-themed tree!
(Tradition of the Sunflower 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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Wreath Green Holly With Berries Ornament
$4.99
A wreath is a timeless addition to your Christmas décor. With sparkling green and red glitter, our 5", acrylic, holly with berries wreath is no exception. This striking wreath ornament comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Wreath card included.)
Baby Bluebird Glass Ornament
$10.99
Representing happiness and fulfillment, the gentle bluebird is a reminder to enjoy life and appreciate your blessings. Our petite 2¾" wide baby bird is crafted of glass from Old World Christmas® and painted in tones of blue with accents of shimmering glitter. Attached to a silver-tone metal clip, this beautiful bluebird ornament is ready to spread holiday cheer!
(Symbol of the Bluebird card included.)
Acorn Glass Ornament
$6.99
"From a little acorn comes a mighty"… awesome decorated Christmas tree! Our 2" tall acorn ornament is marvelously of glass from Old World Christmas® and shimmers with the splendor of glittering accents. As a symbol of good luck and rebirth, this clever trinket will make an intriguing addition to your collection that friends and family are sure to go nuts over!
(Symbol of the Acorn card included.)
Holy Cross Glass Ornament
$13.99
Shimmering in shades of silver, gold, and pearl, the old, rugged cross is transformed into something beautiful just as Christ's love transformed our hearts! Crafted of glass from Old World Christmas®, this 4¼" tall holy cross ornament shimmers with stunning glitter accents. Making a perfect gift for your favorite pastor, loved one, or even yourself– carry the cross of Christ… to the tree this CHRISTmas season!
(Symbol of the Cross 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.
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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