The University of Washington was founded in 1861 and is located in the University District of Seattle. Originally the Sun Dodgers, an abstract reference to the local weather, in 1922 the students selected the Husky as the new mascot. UW is a member of the Pac-12 conference. Home games are played at the rebuilt Husky Stadium which boasts its own underground light rail station. The Apple Cup game is against cross-state rivals WSU, the game was first played in 1900 and continues today. Old World Christmas has a complete line of officially licensed University of Washington glass Christmas ornaments that is perfect for alumni and fans.
10 Gift-Giving Occasions by Ornament
Despite the hardships we face in this world, there is a lot to celebrate. Commemorating events with a celebration and gift giving takes on even more meaning in the midst of heartache. We’ve generated 10 important events that should be remembered and applauded with an ornament (or two!).
3 DIY Christmas Ornament Projects
Creating thoughtful and beautiful Christmas ornaments is part of the gift. It not only makes a memory, it’s a labor of love. Though, obviously, we love Old World Christmas ornaments, DIY ornament crafts look fabulous interspersed with our colorful, glass ornaments.
The History of the Iconic Christmas Nutcracker
The history of the nutcracker is a beautiful story of human creativity from function to creativity. Today, the traditional Christmas nutcracker isn’t designed to actually crack a nut, and an entire ballet was created around this non nut-cracking figure. We have an entire category dedicated to nutcracker ornaments.