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Great Seal of the United States Christmas Ornament

Personalized Christmas Ornament


SKU: AC11001

The Great Seal of the United States has been used since 1782 and is our national coat of arms. This personalized coat of arms glass ball ornament has an eagle holding an olive branch in one talon and 13 arrows for the original states in the other. It means the U.S. has "a strong desire for peace, but will always be ready for war." The back side has a picture of the Amerian Flag.  What is so special about this glass ball ornament is that it is hand painted using a technique called the reverse painting process.  The images are painted from the inside of the glass leaving the outside smooth and free from paint chipping and fading.  When you see this beautiful ornament in person, you will appreciate the details of the craftsmanship.  Special gift to someone who is a member of a military branch or a veteran.

Dimensions: 3 1/4" diameter
Material: Glass Ball
NOTE: This is not a toy. It is not suitable for children to play with.
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We personalize your ornament just the way you request, so please carefully review your information. Once your order is placed, we are unable to cancel, change personalization, combine orders or make exchanges.

Ornaments shown on our site are personalized, as examples only, so you can see where we put the words/names you give us. Some ornaments allow you to select hair or uniform color. If there is no color choice, it is not available on that particular ornament. We will do everything possible to catch any mistakes in spelling, etc., but are not responsible if we do as you request, and it is then not correct. The ornament you see above is the way it will look when you get it, except for the personalizing instructions you give us and any optional attributes you select.
I am committed to delivering our customers the greatest selection of unique, personalized Christmas ornaments and gifts on the internet! We have over 5000 Christmas ornaments to choose from, each personalized with a name or special greeting from you!
Sincerely, Dianne Weller — Owner,

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8/10/2015 - "I love ordering ornaments from this site. I have been ordering for the past 9 years and never have been disappointed. I do wish they had more sales closer to Christmas. Jennifer M."


11/9/2014 - "Dianne, as always product and service are great. Keep up the good work. Love the site and it helps me complete my tradition of an ornament at Thanksgiving for my grandchildren to hang on their tree each year. Merry Christmas. Sharon H."

12/7/2014 - "Received my ornament today and absolutely love it! Thanks so much for your quick service. Donna H."

8/29/2015 - "I have always been pleased with the high quality work done. In the few times there was a problem, it was rectified quickly and without any hassle. Arlene F."

4/1/2015 - "This is the second time I've ordered this ornament for a grandchild's wedding! This time it is for a granddaughter who is getting married in Prague. Obviously, I love, love, love this whimsical charmer - so perfect for these unique couples Helen H."

8/10/2015 - "The one thing I get everyone in the family is an ornament. After visiting other sites and searching for the perfect selection, I find the Ornament Shop the best. There is truly something for everyone. Carol F."

11/11/2014 - "I received my order and had to tell you how pleased I am. They are perfect--and the quality is amazing! I will be giving them to my granddaughters. The faces on the ornaments even look like my little darlings! I will certainly be using your site again for future puchases. Thank you. Denise C."

12/31/2014 - "Loved every single one of the ornaments that I ordered, and each came in the nick of time for Christmas. Thank you so much. Will not hesitate to order again. Janet F."

10/24/2014 - "Love the quality & craftsmanship; Customer service is amazing! I had a small issue in the past & it was resolved immediately by the owner, who by the way is extremely friendly and caring! I can't remember at this point, but I don't even think the issue originated with them but was resolved professionally in my favor as the customer.Courtney P."

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