Small Dresden Plates make wonderful ornaments and are quick to. When you hang a Dresden Star Ornament on your tree this Christmas, you can do so knowing that you have a very unique Victorian Christmas ornament, unlike. Dresdens come in different sizes and designs, often with antique dies.
Many of the most beautiful glass Christmas ornaments, pre-war, came from Germany. I collect these vintage glass ornaments and santas and wonder if there are any shops or markets in Germany that may sell them in August. Also in Prague.
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When you hang a Dresden Star Ornament on your tree this Christmas, you can do so knowing that you have a very unique Victorian Christmas ornament, unlike any other. Dresden Star Ornaments are lovingly hand-crafted from beautiful antique chromolithographs called scrapsold glass ornaments, and a variety of vintage Christmas decorations, making them truly look like antique Victorian Christmas ornaments. For years, Gail and Glenn had been collecting bits and pieces of old Christmas tree decorations, vintage glass ornaments, and century-old die-cut papers.
Woolworth's made a fortune selling Christmas ornaments individually and by the box. There's a wide market online for all kinds of antique Christmas ornaments, like this heavy-glass German kugel from the early s. Photo courtesy Motka.
Light blue foil on front, and reverse. Made in Germany. Silver foil on front, white paper on reverse.
Indent: Originally designed to catch and reflect the candlelight of Victorian Christmas trees, fancy indented shapes had a resurgence in the s when this groovy, Atomic Age number debuted. They fell out of favor the following decade when more subdued looks became popular. Cardboard Cap: World War II rationing restricted the use of metal, so ornaments made during that period have now-coveted cardboard caps and string hangers. They also featured simpler designs, lacking the shiny "silvered" interior of pre-war glass bulbs.
Christmas evokes so many emotions, traditions, and a sense of nostalgia. The problem, today, is that most modern decorations are the same and stocked in most stores, leaving very little room for originality when it comes to trimming the tree. Long gone are the golden days of dangling tinsel, covering the tree in faux snow, and hanging delicate glass and family baubles carefully on each branch.
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