The Story BehindThe pea can be traced all the way back to 4800 BC in Egypt. Thomas Jefferson introduced English peas to the United States and grew them on his estate. The Peapod protects the delicate peas inside and is usually discarded, except with the more delicate snow pea which is a staple in Chinese cuisine.
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