This set of wonderful antique delicate light-weight glass Christmas Ornaments include. Gold Waffle Heart Shaped Ornament with a diamond grid Germany 1.75.
Extremely Old, Rare and Hard to Find - Teardrop Ornament gel painted pretty shade of Pink with. White open heart design off-white band around center that has "Merry Xmas" sentiment.Hand-painted in blue-green paint with original'gold' metal cap Germany 2.75. Most scholars agree that the first appearance of this abbreviation for Christmas dates to 1021. "When an Anglo-Saxon scribe saved himself space by writing XPmas, " reported. Parchment paper was quite expensive, so any techniques for saving space were welcome. The abbreviation stuck and eventually was shortened to Xmas.
"Xmas" is deprecated by some modern style guides. Including those at the New York Times. In the 1948 Vogue's Book of Etiquette, states that "'Xmas' should never be used" in greeting cards. The Cambridge Guide to Australian English Usage. States that the spelling should be considered informal and restricted to contexts where concision is valued, such as headlines and greeting cards.
The Christian Writer's Manual of Style. While acknowledging the ancient and respectful use of "Xmas" in the past, states that the spelling should never be used in formal writing. Bright Gold double-sided pretty Daisy Flower Ornament Germany 2. Unsilver ed Tinsel Bell delicate, embossed with thin horizontal ribs and accented pink petals at the top. It also has a sprig of Gold Tinsel inside it is open at the bottom Germany 3.
Pale Champagne Christmas Tree with thin long Finial highly embossed Christmas Tree with a thin Finial. At the bottom Germany 4.Large Unsilvered Fruit Basket Ornament top half of the basket has an assortment of Silver Fruit. Grapes, Melons, Apples embossed rope around center woven basket at bottom is p ainted Gold. Frosted Pine Cone highly embossed a pretty pale Champagne Gold with snowy mica frosting. Textured and embossed soft Gold Poinsettia on one side and small star indents on the opposite side. Unsilvered Waffle Ornament round Pale Gold with and embossed Diamond Waffle design that. Is painted Pink Germany 2.5. Unusual and very Rare Embossed Figural Fantasy Ornament Silver and Pale Gold double sided with two. Shallow indents and accented with painted Pink Ribbons Germany 2.5. Large Unsilvered Bulb gel painted a soft Off -White embossed diamond design and two sets of four diamond.
Indents that are painted White and Pink tiny ball finial at bottom outside gel painted Germany 2.5. Unsilvered Indented Teardrop Glass Ornament two sections are painted Pink with hand-painted. Floral design of a Blue Flower with White Petals indent is painted Pink in the center Germany 4. These old German pretty antique ornaments from my personal collection enjoyed for years displayed.On my largest feather tree. They are over 80 years old and do show signs of age, use and storage. Please examine each of the photos. Here are a few tips on how to tell vintage versus new.
Earlier ornaments were light weight compared to todays modern ornaments. They were usually done in soft pastel colors with hand-painted details. Youll notice that the paint may be faded or distressed in areas on vintage ornaments. They were hand blown versus machine made. Look at the tip on the other end of the decoration.
It should have a pontil mark which looks like the hot glass was twisted. Look for names of companies or countries of origin on the stem. Collectible ornaments show names like Germany, Poland, Japan, USA they are marked.Look at the color of the metal from which the stem is made... Older decorations are often discoloured or darker. Enlarge the photos and look over with care... You'll enjoy showing off these blown glass antique ornaments.
These beautiful ornaments are perfect to hang on your Antique feather tree! I have taken 12 photos of these blown glass antique ornaments.
These ornaments are not new and have been used. Please remember ornaments made in Germany in the late 1920s to the late 1930s. They will show signs of age, use and storage. The original metal caps have tarnished which is typical of ornaments of this age. All ornaments are in good antique vintage condition.Your ornaments with be packed with care with tissue and bubble wrap in a vintage ornament storage box. It's time to decorate the Christmas tree!
Bring out the cookies and hot chocolate and your magical collection of vintage ornaments! Please consider shopping for your Christmas tree ornaments now before the holiday rush! Please do not hesitate to contact me. I have chosen only the very best for you. They were all hand-picked with you in mind to enjoy for years to come.
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The item "12 Antique German PINK SILVER GOLD Unsilverd Mercury Glass XMAS Feather ORNAMENT" is in sale since Friday, February 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Vintage (Pre-1946)\Ornaments". The seller is "olde_time_christmas2" and is located in Bronx, New York.This item can be shipped to United States.