Angel With Lyre - Christmas Ornament Set of 6 - Hand Crafted by Old World Christmas

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Symbolizing purity, peace, and love, angels are a comforting presence. Glassblowers often created angel ornaments with the sweet, cherubic faces of their own daughters, depicting their vision of a beautiful angel. Set of 6 (2 of each kind). Dimensions: 3.5 X 2.25 X 2 (HxLxW). Give as a gift but keep a set for yourself!

Old World Christmas is the premier brand of Christmas ornaments in the country. The founders, Tim and Beth Merck, a couple who shared a special love for Christmas, are credited with revitalizing the art of mouth-blown fine glass ornaments as a result of their reintroducing figurative designs to the United States in 1979.

Each figurative glass ornament produced by Old World Christmas is hand crafted in age-old tradition using the same techniques that originated in the 1800's. Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds made exclusively for Old World Christmas, before 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.