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Old World Christmas Ornaments


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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Saxophone Old World Ornament
Saxophone Ornament
38025
4.75"
$11.99

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The saxophone was invented by and named for Antoine-Joseph Sax, who was an expert instrument maker and talented musician. Introduced in Paris and patented in 1846, the saxophone has since become a necessity in every band due to its tonal beauty and versatility.
Clarinet Old World Ornament
Clarinet
Ornament

38026
5.75"
$10.99

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The clarinet evolved from an earlier single-reed, woodwind instrument in the late 1600's. It was improved over the years, and Mozart was the first composer to use the clarinet in a symphony. With its lovely and unique sound, the clarinet is equally at home in orchestras and swing or jazz bands.
Trumpet Old World Ornament
Trumpet Ornament
38019
4.75"
$11.99

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Horns are an important part of an old fashioned Christmas. According to legend, loud noises frightened evil spirits away during the cold winter solstice, so festivals with noise making were popular. In the 19th century, bands of horn-players paraded through the streets banishing all sorrow welcoming Christmas.
Treble Clef Old World Ornament
Treble Clef Ornament
38016
4"
$9.99

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The treble clef appears at the beginning of a musical staff to indicate the pitch of the notes. Shaped liked a stylized "G", it is also sometimes referred to as the G clef because it tells you that the second line from the bottom is "G".
Upright Piano Old World Ornament
Upright Piano Ornament
38017
3.75"
$19.99

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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!
Violin Old World Ornament
Violin Ornament
38008
4.5"
$10.99

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The violin evolved from string instruments dating back as far as 5000 B.C. Played with a bow and made from hardwoods that allow the sound to resonate, it's beautiful, clear, soprano tones soar above the other instruments in the symphony. Long a favorite among listeners, it is also a traditional solo instrument.
Guitar Old World Ornament
Guitar Ornament
38010
4.75"
$9.99

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In 1818, a young Austrian priest was trying to devise a way to include music for the Christmas Eve service that night since the organ was broken. So he wrote a poem and took it to the organist, who composed a melody. That evening the song "Silent Night" was sung to the simple accompaniment of a guitar.
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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