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Gingerbread House Ornament

$19.99

Gingerbread Houses depict one of the favorite traditions of the holiday season sweets! The popular custom of creating elaborate little houses made entirely out of gingerbread, candies, and sweets, started years ago and continues as a favorite holiday activity today.
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Highland Santa Ornament

$21.99

The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the European figure of St. Nicholas. Throughout the world he became the folk hero all children dream about on Christmas Eve. This Santa proudly wears a traditional tartan kilt and other clothing of the Scottish highland, as well as playing the popular musical instrument, the bagpipes.
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Candy Cane Snowman

$17.99

Long ago, when toys were scarce and neighbors could be miles away, children looked forward to snowfalls with great anticipation. This wonderful gift from heaven afforded them the opportunity to create a new companion their very own snowman!
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Peppermint Twist Santa Ornament

$13.99

The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the European figure St. Nicholas and American writers who wrote children s poems in the 19th century. Santa Claus became the jolly man clad in red the folk hero all children dream about on Christmas Eve. Santa Claus embodies childhood innocence and magical delight.
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Glistening Snowflake Angel

$22.99

Angels are thought to be our link to God and heaven. Symbolizing purity, peace, and love, angels are a comforting presence. Glassblowers often created angel ornaments with the sweet, cherubic faces of their own daughters, depicting their vision of a beautiful angel.
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Dancing Penguin Ornament

$14.99

With their distinctive black and white coloring and awkward waddle, penguins look like little comedians wearing tuxedos. Although they live in the Antarctic, they are considered to be Santa s friends since these playful birds favor cold snow and ice.
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Mid-century Santa Head

$14.99

The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the European figure St. Nicholas and American writers who wrote children s poems in the 19th century. Santa Claus became the jolly man clad in red the folk hero all children dream about on Christmas Eve. Santa Claus embodies childhood innocence and magical delight.
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Christmas Morning Tree

$24.99

Legend says the first Christmas Tree was created by Martin Luther. Walking in the forest one Christmas Eve, he was inspired by snow-covered trees reflecting moonlight and twinkling stars showing through their branches. So he cut a small fir tree, took it home and decorated it simply with candles for his children.
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Snowman With Playful Pets

$17.99

Long ago, when toys were scarce and neighbors could be miles away, children looked forward to snowfalls with great anticipation. This wonderful gift from heaven afforded them the opportunity to create a new companion their very own snowman!
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Christmas Cactus Ornament

$16.99

This beautiful glass ornament was carefully mouth-blown into a finely crafted mold. Then a hot solution of liquid silver was poured inside. Finally, the ornament was delicately hand-painted with many brightly colored lacquers and glitters for you to enjoy!
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Holy Family Ornament

$22.99

After arriving in Bethlehem and finding no room at the inn, the weary couple, Mary and Joseph, spent the night in a stable. Baby Jesus was born and placed in the hay-filled manger instead of a cradle. The brightly shining star announced the blessed event - the first Christmas.
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Yule Log Ornament

$18.99

Burning a Yule Log is a tradition celebrated in many countries around Christmastime. Since fire serves as a source of warmth and light during the cold darkness of winter, a special large log is burned to symbolize rebirth in the new year, and to remind us of the heavenly light that shone at Christ s birth.
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Surfer Santa Ornament

$19.99

Santa works very hard and has a really big job. Every once in a while, however, he likes to take a vacation. Since the North Pole is so cold and blustery most of the year, what could be better than a getaway to a warm, sunny beach for some fun and great surfing?
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Happy Snowman Ornament

$14.99

Long ago, when toys were scarce and neighbors could be miles away, children looked forward to snowfalls with great anticipation. This wonderful gift from heaven afforded them the opportunity to create a new companion their very own snowman!
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Irish Santa Ornament

$19.99

The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the European figure of St. Nicholas. Throughout the world he became the folk hero all children dream about on Christmas Eve. This Santa proudly wears traditional green clothing of Ireland and carries a pot of gold adorned with a shamrock. This Irish Santa will grace your Christmas tree with the "Luck of the Irish."
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Holly Hat Pug Ornament

$14.99

Throughout history, dogs have been faithful workmates and companions. They selflessly give humans their love and loyalty. Pugs are cheerful, sensitive, gentle and trusting, making them great family pets. They truly enjoy their status as man s best friend.
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Christmas Pixie With Clip

$14.99

All through the year up at the North Pole, Santa s helpers are busy making toys, tending the reindeer, and helping Santa. Pixies, like elves, are industrious, merry, and sometimes mischievous. These delightful characters work hard to help Santa make Christmas dreams come true.
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Santa's Workshop-GC106

$19.99

Santa s Workshop has a small hole on its underside designed to borrow a standard bulb from your tree to light up the cottage. Upon lighting your cottage, you will immediately discover the first of many secrets, the beautifully crafted scene inside. The date is just the beginning Can you find the others? How many snowflakes do you see?
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Letter To Santa Ornament

$14.99

Letters to Santa are mailed from around the world. Jolly Old Saint Nick reads each letter. Making note of wish list items, examining arguments to be on the nice list and notes of thanks, Santa and his team of elves spend all year preparing for Christmas Eve.
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Santa's Puppy Love Ornament

$26.99

The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the European figure St. Nicholas and American writers who wrote children s poems in the 19th century. Santa Claus became the jolly man clad in red the folk hero all children dream about on Christmas Eve. Santa Claus embodies childhood innocence and magical delight.
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Nordic Santa Ornament

$29.99

The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the European figure St. Nicholas and American writers who wrote children s poems in the 19th century. Santa Claus became the jolly man clad in red the folk hero all children dream about on Christmas Eve. Santa Claus embodies childhood innocence and magical delight.
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Cookie Cottage Ornament

$19.99

Cookie and gingerbread houses depict one of the favorite traditions of the holiday season sweets! Creating elaborate and realistic buildings made entirely out of cookies, candies, and sweets, started years ago and continues as a favorite holiday family activity today.
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Snowman With Penguin Pal

$18.99

Everyone loves to hang out with their best friend and these two are no different. Celebrate the snowy season all winter long with your dear friends. And make sure to bundle up in your hat, scarf and mittens! Brr!
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Santa Revealed Ornament

$24.99

Santa wears his face mask to keep his friends and family at the North Pole safe. Standing a socially distant 6 reindeer away, he's able to remove his mask and reveal that he is the real Santa Claus.
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Nutcracker General Ornament

$17.99

Nutcrackers were first carved by commoners as a joke because it was considered fun to make a little wooden king or soldier do the menial work of cracking the tough nuts. Today, nutcrackers are often associated with the Christmas holidays due to their whimsical nature and the very popular Nutcracker Suite Ballet.
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Irish Angel Ornament

$24.99

Angels are thought to be our link to God and heaven. Symbolizing purity, peace, and love, angels are a comforting presence. Glassblowers often created angel ornaments with the sweet, cherubic faces of their own daughters, depicting their vision of a beautiful angel.
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Christmas Palm Tree

$19.99

Christmastime doesn't always encompass snowmen, cold weather and hot chocolate. Imagine unwrapping presents on the beach sitting around a palm tree wearing shorts and t-shirts. String your lights around the trunk of the palm tree and spread Christmas cheer to fellow beach combers! Mele Kalikimaka! Merry Christmas!
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Santa's Boot Ornament

$14.99

The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the European figure St. Nicholas and 19th century American children s stories and poems. Since Santa lives at the North Pole, he wears a suit trimmed with fur and big boots to keep him warm and dry in the freezing arctic weather.
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Looking for a Christmas theme this holiday season?

Christmas is all about themes, and it all starts with the Christmas ornaments. Whether It’s a traditional theme or something near and dear to your heart, choosing a theme with colors and Christmas ornaments is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Your tree should be the center of your theme, then all other decorations should follow. Adding things like ribbon, flocking and lights are great additions and ways to show off those beautiful Christmas tree ornaments.

Deck the Halls with Pet Ornament Themes

Pets are a part of the family. Whether they have since past or are still spreading joy to the family, having an ornament that depicts them is a great way to symbolize them. We have a great selection of both cat Christmas ornaments and dog Christmas ornaments, as well as any other pets you might have in our animal ornament page.

Time-Honored Christmas Themes

You can’t go wrong with a traditional themed Christmas ornament. They are something everyone will love and there are so many options to choose from. From Santa to Snowman to a nativity scene to a gingerbread house ornament, Christmas themed ornaments are perfect for any Christmas tree.

Many Enjoy Angel Ornament Themes

Angels have been one of the classic toppers for many years, but they can also be great ornaments. These stoic guardians are perfect for any tree and we have a wide selection of colors and sizes to go with any color scheme you have going. Make an angel Christmas ornament a part of your tree this year.

Ornaments Can Go on More Than Just Christmas Trees

Christmas ornaments today are more than just for your tree. Snow globes are festive, and ornaments can be hung around the house. We have a great selection of ideas for other uses around the house, such as hanging them on hooks and stands or on wreaths. If you’re looking for more ideas on where to hang Christmas tree ornaments for the season or for all year round check out our post which details our top 6 ways to display Christmas ornaments all year.

Hanging Christmas Ornaments Throughout the House

When the tree is overflowing with hanging Christmas ornaments, ornaments hooks and stands are the next best thing. Whether it’s one Christmas ornament in particular you want to show off or a specific theme you’re going for you can use these to represent that perfectly. Christmas ornaments can also be hung year-round with these hooks and stands.

Holiday Snow Globes

It’s believed that snow globes were originally created as a replacement to paper weights. Today they have become perfect decorations found on mantels, tables, windowsills, desks and anywhere else they can be admired. They also make great gifts and collectibles. Check out our selection and add a beautiful, new addition to your decorations.

The History of Christmas Ornaments

In a tiny village tucked away in the mountains of central Germany, the Christmas ornaments we admire today were born. The town of Lauscha, Germany was famously known in the late 16th century for their specialty glassworks, including bowls, beads, drinkware and glass eyes. Around German Europe, families would decorate their Christmas trees with nuts, fruits and tinsel and apples (to represent the forbidden fruit discussed in the Bible), but this tradition was too costly for some lower class families. In 1847, a direct descendant of Lauscha’s first glass maker, Hans Greiner had an epiphany: create Christmas tree decorations that last beyond one Christmas. He went to work creating Christmas ornaments, or Baubels, in the shape of fruits, nuts and other simple designs. Soon the idea to decorate the Christmas tree with these hand-blown glass Christmas ornaments would spread like wildfire and start a worldwide tradition that continues on to this day. 

For more on the history of why Christmas trees have ornaments and other Christmas-inspired tidbits, visit the Old World Christmas blog!

How Christmas Ornaments Are Made Today

Christmas ornaments today have taken on shapes, sizes, colors and designs that would leave Hans Greiner speechless. What’s most impressive, though, is that Christmas ornaments are made in the same way now as they were in 1847, like the Christmas ornaments from Old World Christmas. We’ve taken the time to understand how traditional Christmas ornaments are made, and strive to create the most beautiful, handmade, mouth-blown Christmas ornaments for our loyal customers to cherish and pass down for years to come.

Using heat from a flame, clear glass cylinders with a long blow-pipe are turned consistently, evenly heating the glass. As the glass heats, it softens and glows. This glow tells us when it’s ready to expand and take the shape of the chosen mold. Once the entire bubbled end is glowing and hot, the glass maker blows into the long tube, using air to fill the end of the glass bubble and expanding it into the chosen mold. In order to prevent shattering, the glass maker gradually lowers the temperature to a less intense flame. The newly shaped glass is added to the annealer, (oven for ornaments) to cool. Then, a silvering solution is poured into the Christmas ornament’s stem and the entire thing is dipped into warm water, activating the silvering chemicals for a mirror-like finish of the Christmas ornament. 

Once this is complete, the Christmas ornaments are dipped in lacquer for color and hand painted to accentuate their unique characteristics. The painter will then make an incision on the stem, snap it off, and cover the top with a cap. Now the Christmas ornament is complete and ready for its new owner.

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