Category Archives: Ornaments History

Informative articles about the history of ornaments and how the tradition of decorating a Christmas tree got started.

History of Christmas Ornaments

The Origin of Ornaments People everywhere love ornaments! The dazzling colors, sparkling finishes, and intricate details delight and fascinate young and old. No less fascinating is the back story about how all of these bangles, baubles and miniature beauties came to be such an integral part of the holiday landscape. The first known Christmas ornaments […]

Old World Christmas Ornaments – New in 2009

Tim and Beth Merck keep the spirit of German glass ornaments alive. The tradition of blown glass ornaments is known to have started in a small German town called Lauscha, sometime in the late 16th century. Originally, only glass balls were produced, but in 1847 Hans Greiner began producing glass ornaments in the shape of […]

Old Chinese Art – New Incredible Ornaments

The ancient technique to create the ornaments is called reverse hand painting.   Ne’Qwa Art is the world’s largest producer of the centuries-old tradition of painting on the inside of glass. The same meticulous techniques that captivated emperors and art connoisseurs ages ago are used to create each of their lovely designs, including their most […]