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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.
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.)
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.)
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.
Dolphin Jumping Glass Ornament
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 2½" tall by 4¼" wide and crafted of glass. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Dolphin card included.)
Bronner #1115579.

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

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.)
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.

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.
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.)
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.)
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.)
Mug Of Beer Glass Ornament
$9.99
A frothy beverage for your delight! This exclusive 3½" tall mug of beer glass ornament is sure to add a refreshing touch to your tree this holiday season!
(Tradition of Beer card included.)
Bronner #1124347.
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.
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.
Exclusive 4" tall by 4" wide glass Christmas ornament.
(Legend of the Donkey card included.)
Bronner #1106520.
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.)
Polish Santa Resin Ornament
Literally wearing his heritage on his sleeve, this Santa would love to display his Polish pride for your yuletide! Artfully crafted from resin, this 5" tall Bronner's exclusive ornament will add a touch of Poland to your tree.
Ornament comes ready to hang with a red cord.
(Tradition of the Polish Star card included.)
Bronner #1105824.

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.

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.)
Personalized Red Apple Glass Ornament
$15.99
When comparing apples to apples, this shiny red variety is a grade A+! Whether personalized with white paint by our professional Bronner's artists at no additional charge or plain, this exquisitely detailed red apple ornament is sure to be a treasured keepsake for years to come with your special teacher or apple lover. With vivid glazes and exquisite detail, this unique red apple ornament is 3" tall and crafted of glass.
Please select the alternate image for a view of this ornament without personalization.
(Legend of the Apple card included.)
Bronner #1122880.

Please select "ADD TO CART" to personalize this ornament with a 1st Line (up to 12 characters) and 2nd Line (up to 12 characters).
Happy Birthday Jesus Candy Cane Tradition Glass Ornament
$8.99
Tradition Of The Candy Cane
The candy cane begins with a stick of white candy. The white symbolizes the purity of the Christmas season. Its hard consistency represents the Solid Rock, the foundation of the Church and the firmness of the promises of God. The candy is formed into a "J" to represent the precious name of Jesus. It can also represent the staff of the Good Shepherd with which He reaches the lambs who have gone astray. One large red stripe is for the blood shed by Christ on the cross, so that we may have eternal life.

Bring this tradition home today with this Bronner's exclusive ornament! With a stunning red satin finish, this charming ornament has the tradition of the candy cane printed in white along the back of the ornament and "Happy Birthday JESUS" across the front. Remember the reason for the season and give this wonderful ornament to all your friends and family this year. This unique ornament is 3" tall and crafted of glass from Hungary.
(Tradition of the Candy Cane 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.)
Candle Inside Pear Shaped Ornament
$7.99
A de-LIGHT-ful ornament for your tree, this unique 5" tall ornament features a glass candle within the center of a clear, pear-shaped glass ornament. Crafted in Romania, a painted poinsettia wreath and sparkling white dots along the surface add a festive flair!
(Tradition of the Candle 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.)
Sea Turtle Glass Ornament
$11.99
With eye-catching glazes and sparkling glitter accents, this adorable sea turtle is ready to swim the depths of your Christmas tree this year! This Bronner's exclusive ornament is sure to make any turtle enthusiast come out of his or her shell. This charming sea turtle ornament is 4" wide and crafted of glass and resin. Comes ready to hang with a gold cord.
(Symbol of the Turtle card included.)
Tabby Cat Glass Ornament
$9.99
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.
Running Pig With Hat And Scarf Ornament
$7.99
Your pig enthusiast will squeal with excitement for this adorable pig ornament! Measuring 2" tall and 3" wide, this porky friend is crafted of formed glass and is accentuated with dazzling red and gold glitter. Coming ready to hang with a gold cord, no pig lover’s collection will be complete without this cute running pig with hat and scarf ornament!
(Symbol of the Pig card included.)
Peacock Glass Ornament
$7.99
Your loved ones will know you have an eye for decorating when they see this dazzling peacock ornament in your tree! Crafted of glass and accented with gold, silver, and amber glitter, our beautifully-designed bird ornament features the signature eye-like design of a peacock's feathers. This stunning peacock ornament is 3¼" tall and comes ready to hang with a gold cord. Your special bird enthusiast will also sing with delight to receive this peacock glass ornament!
(Symbol of the Peacock 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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