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Many interesting stories and legends about Christmas can be found in our selection of classic glass Old World Christmas ornaments. Explore the Christmas Chalet's world of traditions, cultures, religions, and myths. Some are good luck ornaments and charms, or reflect age-old Christmas traditions from around the world. Some are vegetables and animals, some are political party Christmas ornaments. Seek and you just might find that perfect ornament or gift.
Most of our delightful Christmas ornaments feature an attached story card. These cards provide nostalgic imagery combined with unique ornament legends.

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Cappuccino Old World Ornament
Cappuccino Ornament
32309
3"
$13.99

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Today we know this lovely drink as double espresso, hot milk and foam; yet it only became popular outside Italy in the 1930s, when it was served in cafes in Austria and Germany. The name is inspired by Capuchin friars due to the color of their red-brown robes, as well as their hoods (aka, little cappuccio).
Ice Chest Old World Ornament
Ice Chest Ornament
32335
3.25"
$14.99

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Camp outs, tailgate parties, picnics and road trips are just a few places where the ice chest appears. Fill it with ice and your favorite drinks and snacks. Just make sure you can close the lid, to keep all your treats nice and cold.
Ketchup Old World Ornament
Ketchup Ornament
32358
4.5"
$9.99

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This tasty tomato-based condiment is so beloved, it can be found in 97% of American homes. Heinz started selling ketchup in 1876 and is still the market leader. It can be used to enhance your favorite hot dog, burger and fries. Open a bottle to enjoy the best of summer's harvest.
Bagel Old World Ornament
Bagel Ornament
32221
4.25"
$11.99

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The bagel originates in Poland. Traditionally, they were formed by hand, boiled and then baked. Today, there are numerous flavors and styles that vary as much as the cities they're from. The dense, chewy inside and crisp exterior is a popular bread in America.
Turkey Platter Old World Ornament
Turkey Platter Ornament
32201
2 x 3.75"
$11.99

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In many homes, it wouldn't be Christmas without a traditional stuffed turkey for dinner. This beautiful turkey is dressed with served on a shiny silver platter. Commemorate the gathering of friends and family with this charming ornament.
Stand Mixer Old World Ornament
Stand Mixer Ornament
32204
3.25"
$11.99

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Legend coming soon!
Squeeze Bottle Old World Ornament
Squeeze Bottle Ornament
32184
4.5"
$9.99

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The squeeze bottle has been a tidy, easy, and popular way to dispense condiments since the 1950's. This whimsical glass squeeze bottle ornament will bring back great memories of barbecues, picnics, diners, and drive-ins, and will be a fun decoration for your Christmas tree.
Classic Barbecue Old World Ornament
Classic Barbecue Ornament
32189
4"
$14.99

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The Barbeque Industry Association notes that Americans "cook over the coals" more than 2.9 billion times a year. Chefs are experimenting with a variety of foods and woods, and eagerly firing up their grills regardless of the weather season.
Sandwich Cookie Old World Ornament
Sandwich Cookie
Ornament

32186
2"
$6.99

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Cookies have been popular for centuries, and Sandwich Cookies with their sweet, creamy filling between two crisp cookie wafers, have been and American favorite for over 100 years. So whether you eat them whole, dunked in milk, or twist them apart to eat the filling first, the sandwich cookie is a delightful treat.
Short Stack Old World Ornament
Short Stack
Ornament

32168
3.25"
$11.99

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Pancakes are traditionally served on Candlemas and Shrove Tuesday to celebrate renewal, family life and hopes for good fortune and happiness. It is customary in France to touch the handle of the frying pan and make a wish while the pancake is turned, holding a coin in the hand.
Teapot Old World Ornament
Teapot Ornament
32173
3"
$10.99

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Teapots symbolize hospitality. They remind us of the mid-afternoon ritual of the tea time with friends and family. While sipping tea, eating cookies or biscuits, and resting and renewing oneself, friendships are renewed and cherished family connections are celebrated.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Old World Ornament
Peanut Butter &
Jelly Sandwich Ornament

32157
3.25"
$11.99

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The ingredients for the peanut butter and jelly sandwich were developed at various times and places, but they all came together in the U.S. in the 1920s with the availability of commercial sliced bread. Nutritious and delicious, the PB&J is truly an American favorite.
Chinese Take-Out Old World Ornament
Chinese Take-Out
Ornament

32111
3.25"
$14.99

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Delicious and slightly exotic, American Chinese cuisine is extremely popular in the United States. In fact, there are nearly 3 times as many Chinese restaurants in the U.S. as there are McDonalds! Instantly recognizable, uniquely shaped and printed boxes are often used for Chinese take-out.
Fortune Cookie Old World Ornament
Fortune Cookie
Ornament

32108
2.75"
$7.99

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The fortune cookie is an American invention with origins in California. This delicate, crisp cookie always contains a small piece of paper with a happy message inside. Now it is so popular that no Chinese meal in America is complete without one. Celebrate your good fortune with this cute glass ornament!
Soy Sauce Old World Ornament
Soy Sauce
Ornament

32272
4.25"
$9.99

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Soy sauce originated in China between the second and fifth centuries. Salt was an expensive commodity and soy sauce was a less expensive way to add salty flavor to a dish. Today, the condiment is used around the world and is available in hundreds of various flavors and varieties.
Lemon Meringue Pie Old World Ornament
Lemon Meringue
Pie Ornament

32089
3.5"
$12.99

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"When life gives you lemons, make lemonade" or maybe a delicious Lemon Meringue Pie would be even better! The lemon is prized for its vibrant flavor and brilliant yellow color. It has a sour taste, however, so the tart flavor of a lemon, like life itself, is enhanced and enjoyed with some sweetener.
Chocolate Cupcake Old World Ornament
Chocolate Cupcake Ornament
32195
3.75"
$11.99

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Brighten any special occasion with this beautiful glass ornament which was carefully mouth-blown into a finely crafted mold. A hot solution of liquid silver was poured inside, and finally, it was hand-painted and glittered for you to enjoy and cherish as a holiday heirloom!
Cupcake Old World Ornament
Cupcake
Ornament

32043
2.25"
$8.99

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Brighten any special occasion with this beautiful glass ornament which was carefully mouth-blown into a finely crafted mold. A hot solution of liquid silver was poured inside, and finally, it was hand-painted and glittered for you to enjoy and cherish as a holiday heirloom!
Gingerbread Cookie Old World Ornament
Gingerbread Cookie
Ornament

5"
$9.50

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Christmas festivities have always included special foods and treats. Cookies shaped as fanciful figures and elaborately decorated are often made only at this time of year. This whimsical ornament will evoke childhood memories of this favorite family tradition.
Banana Split Old World Ornament
Banana Split
Ornament

32066
2.5 x 4"
$11.99

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An ice cream sundae is a wonderful treat, however, if it is not enjoyed quickly, it soon melts and disappears. This non-edible glass banana split ornament reminds us to enjoy and appreciate what we have today because it may be gone tomorrow.
Ice Cream Cone Old World Ornament
Ice Cream
Cone Ornament

32028
4.25"
$10.99

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An ice cream cone is a wonderful treat, however, if it is not enjoyed quickly, it soon melts and disappears. The non-edible glass ice cream cone ornament reminds us to enjoy and appreciate what we have today because it may be gone tomorrow.
Snow Cone Old World Ornament
Snow Cone Ornament
32254
4"
$9.99

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Snow cones are an iconic dessert that originated during the Industrial Revolution. Trucks would transport ice from the northeast to the hot southern states. Along the way children would ask drivers for a small scraping of ice. Their mothers would then flavor the ice for a sweet icy treat.
French Fries Old World Ornament
French Fries Ornament
32099
3.5"
$12.99

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Popular for their taste and convenience, French fries are a favorite side dish, especially with hamburgers. Millions are eaten in the U.S. each year! Whether found in fancy restaurants, fast food joints, or at home at the dinner table, French fries are a universal favorite.
Pizza Slice Old World Ornament
Pizza Slice
Ornament

32047
3.75"
$9.99

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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!
Deli Sandwich Old World Ornament
Deli Sandwich
Ornament

32109
4"
$14.99

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Named after the 4th Earl of Sandwich in 1762, sandwiches have been a favorite food for centuries. Know as a sub, submarine, grinder, hoagie, or hero, a sandwich made to order fresh from a deli is one of the best. Delicious and convenient, a deli sandwich is a great snack or meal anytime.
Taco Old World Ornament
Taco
Ornament

32084
2 x 3.25"
$10.99

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The taco is a traditional food in Mexico and is very popular here in the United States too. Consisting of a folded corn tortilla filled with any variety of meat, cheese, beans and vegetables, it is then doused with a spicy sauce. Tacos make a delicious meal or snack.
Moscow Mule Mug Old World Ornament
Moscow Mule Mug Ornament
32273
3"
$12.99

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A Moscow mule cocktail mixes vodka, spicy ginger beer, lime juice and ice. It is served in a copper mug garnished with mint leaves and a slice of lemon or lime. The copper mug provides an extra-cool sensation due to the metal quickly taking on the icy temperature of the cocktail.
Beer Growler Old World Ornament
Beer Growler Ornament
32275
4.5"
$11.99

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The beer growler is a jug specifically designed to transport draft beer. With the significant growth of craft breweries and home brewed beer, growlers allow beer drinkers the ability to take home their favorite beer. Growlers are not only useful to the beer drinker, but have also become collectors items.
Glass of Beer Old World Ornament
Glass of
Beer Ornament

32022
4"
$10.99

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The origins of beer date back as far as 10,000 B.C. and virtually every culture throughout history has produced it. Ancient beer had much more nutritional value than bread at that time and was often safer to drink than the water. In some cultures, beer was a dietary staple and was referred to as "liquid bread"!
Beer Keg Old World Ornament
Beer Keg
Ornament

32064
3.5"
$12.99

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The origins of beer dated back as far as 10,000 B.C. and virtually every culture throughout history has produced it. Ancient beer had much more nutritional value than bread at that time and was often safer to drink than the water. In some cultures, beer was a dietary staple and was referred to as "liquid bread"!
Latte Old World Ornament
Latte
Ornament

32046
3"
$5.95

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Popular legend tells of a young Ethiopian goatherd in the 6th century who noticed his goats eating some coffee berries and then frolicking about the hillside. Feeling tired, the goatherd tried some berries himself and soon his troubles and tiredness were banished. Later monks boiled coffee berries and drank the liquid to stay awake to meditate.
Champagne Bottle Old World Ornament
Champagne Bottle Ornament
32097
4.5"
$12.99

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Champagne is considered a lucky wine. The bottle, the cork, and the wine itself all have connotations of good fortune, so this beautiful glass Champagne Bottle ornament makes a great gift or keepsake for any special occasion or celebration.
Wine Barrel Old World Ornament
Wine Barrel
Ornament

32067
3.25"
$14.99

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The art of winemaking was perfected around 3000 B.C. in ancient Egypt, and it spread from there to Europe and the world. Grapes were crushed and their juice fermented in large wooden barrels. Once considered to be a gift from the gods, wine is enjoyed at celebrations everywhere.
Old World Ornament
Ornament Hangers
1441
$2.75

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The fast and easy way to hang your ornaments! 100 green wire ornament hangers.

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