Christmas Days Arlington Vermont

Christmas Days Old World Christmas Ornaments

The Merck Family's Old World Christmas was founded by Tim and Beth Merck, a couple who shared a special love for Christmas, especially its rich traditions in the European style. Each figural glass ornament produced for The Merck Family's Old World Christmas is hand crafted in age-old tradition using the same techniques that originated in the 1800s. Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds. Then, a hot solution of liquid silver is poured inside. The ornaments are then hand-painted and glittered in a series of labor-intensive steps to achieve the beautiful creations.

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Republican Elephant
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X12108
4 inch Republican Elephant glass ornament
$8.99
Sand Dollar
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X12156
3 1/4 inch glass ornament
$6.99

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Christmas Days Arlington Vermont