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Horseshoe Crab Ornament

19 reviews

MSRP: $14.99

The Story Behind

Did you know a horseshoe crab is not a crab, but more closely related to spiders? These bottom-dwelling coastal creatures have a fascinating anatomy with four eyes, twelve legs and a tiny set of pinchers. Horseshoe crabs bury themselves in mud and sand to feast on clams, worms and other small creatures.

Measurements: 1 X 2 X 4.75 (HxLxW)

Each glass ornament is mouth-blown into finely carved molds

A solution of hot liquid silver is added for exceptional color and vibrance

Ornaments are then hand-painted and hand-glittered for a fine finish


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Donna M.
United States United States

Horseshoe crab

Was a wonderful horseshoe crab! Very sparkly! Save the horseshoe crabs! They save the migration of the Red Knots!

Gerald H.
United States United States

Broken ornament

Well packed but one of two same ornaments arrived broken tail

Carol D.
United States United States

Seaside tree ornament

I loved the horseshoe crab ornament for our Christmas tree. Great craftsmanship!


Old World Christmas

Hi Carol- The Horseshoe Crab ornament is fantastic, the detail is amazing. We are happy to hear you love it.

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Glynnis M.
United States United States


The detail and beauty of this ornament is more than I could’ve hoped for. I live by the ocean and saw a horseshoe crab one day in the water. This is a beautiful commemoration of that experience.


Old World Christmas

Hi Glynnis- Seeing a horseshoe crab sounds like an extraordinary experience, what a lucky person you are. We are so glad you chose our beautifully crafted Horseshoe Crab ornament to commemorate the spectacular day.

Wendy C.
United States United States

Great ornament

This unusual ornament has great detail both on the top and the underside. If you’ve ever been fascinated by them at the Jersey shore or Delaware Bay this is a great ornament for you. Technically they are not a crab but are related to spiders. Their blood is harvested for a critical component for making vaccines. They are an ancient species and have a very interesting story. It’s one of my favorite ornaments.

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