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Fairy Tales and Christmas Cheer

A new line of Fairy Tale and Nursery Rhyme ornaments has hit the stores!  We are excited to share with you these nostalgic gifts that will bring back memories and stories from when you were just a toddler (and memories of your own toddlers who maybe aren’t so little anymore).  These tales, rhymes, and songs …

A Quarter Century of Christopher Radko Christmas Ornaments

For more than 23 years, Christopher Radko’s glass ornaments have graced the trees of American homes.  The sparkling glitter and detailed workmanship of each piece has made ownership of these ornaments coveted throughout the world.  Beginning in 1986, Radko started making his own ornaments when he found, upon attempting to replace his mother’s heirloom ornaments …

German Lace to Light up Your Tree

This month, in honor of Oktoberfest, we’d like to share with you the legacy of German Christmas decorations and the effect they’ve had on what we often think of as our very American Christmas traditions.  Exquisite lace tablecloths, doilies, and even Christmas ornaments can be found in many American homes around the holidays, but perhaps …

The German Christmas comes to America

German Christmas Ornaments When you look at your Christmas tree what do you see?  Globes, glass ornaments, tinsel?  All of these are German Christmas “inventions,” some passed down since the 12th century.  Even the indoor tree itself was a German innovation!  This month, in honor of Oktoberfest, we’d like to share with you the legacy …

Birthstones and Birthstone Ornaments

For the lover of jewelry and color, a keepsake birthstone ornament is a truly apt gift.  Birthdays and birthstones are very important to some of us, and remembering the day we began our lives in this world is a way to remember everything that’s happened since.  Whether you’re giving as baby’s first Christmas, for a …