There are so many different types of Christmas ornaments,
you may not know where to begin. Christmas ornaments
also make great gifts. Decorating evergreen trees with
ornaments is a Christmas tradition observed in many
parts of the world.
Other popular tree ornaments that came about were edible
treats such as candies, painted walnuts and figurines
made of marzipan. Jazz up your Christmas tree this year
with edible ornaments that you can make with your kids.
Cookie cutters provide a variety of shapes to be used
as patterns for holiday ornaments. If you can resist
the temptation of eating them, candy canes make terrific
Christmas ornaments for Christmas trees. Beautiful new
glass ornaments began to replace edible decorations.
The ornaments available at that time primarily were
German hand-cast lead and hand-blown glass decorations.
These glass ornaments come in numerous shapes, sizes
and colors. As society became more prosperous, ornaments
became larger in size and the colors become more vibrant
to reflect the new wealth. Also available were home
spun glass ornaments and blown glass balls. In the mid-19th
century, glassblowers in Lauscha began creating colorful
molded glass ornaments. Beginning in the 1860's Germany
would change the world when glass blowing expanded to
include delicate ornaments made from glass molds. The
pickle and other German glass ornaments have become
keepsakes that will be handed down to future generations.
Includes artisan made glass, porcelain, sterling silver,
pewter, wool and wood ornaments.
Personalized Christmas ornaments are hand-painted bevels
of glass with an attached festive ribbon to hang from
your tree this holiday season. Personalize Christmas
ornaments for a very special Christmas gift to your
friends, family or employees. Personalized ornaments
are great holiday gift ideas and become special keepsakes.
This is why there are plastic ornaments, which are much
safer for your inquiring family members whether they
be small or furry. There are a variety of unbreakable
ornaments, also available, in a multitude of colors.
If you have a child who loves to be near the Christmas
tree, glass ornaments may not be the best option. In
fact several companies make attractive ornaments that
are also effective warning devices should the tree catch