Box of twelve blown mercury glass Christmas ornaments from the early 1940's Czechoslovakia with deep faceted flower indents. Tinted in bright shades of red, blue and green around the opening of the reflectors.The tinted bands are accented with white mica stars. The faceted flowers in the center of the indents are tinted as well. A pretty assortment of colors Red, Blue and Green. Each of the 2.58 inch silver backed ornaments are in excellent vintage condition with no damage.
Marked Czechoslovakia on the metal caps. Twelve Antique Blown Mercury Glass Christmas Ornaments.Antique Silver Mercury Glass Deep Indent Reflector Christmas Ornaments Silver Mercury Glass Ornaments painted with a band of Red, Blue or Green around the opening of the indents. The bands are accented with white mica stars. The deep faceted flower indent reflectors have hand-painted centers of Red, Blue or Green in the centers.
Bright and shiny with wonderful painted and mica accents. They measure 2.58 tall. Reflective and radiant, "Reflectors" are the capturers of light. A brilliant glow is deeply reflected with the finely molded center of the indent creating a prism of color from the ornaments surrounding it. Considered one of the oldest and most traditional styles of Christmas ornaments, reflectors are also one of the most difficult styles for a glassblower to master.
Reflectors are both a wonder of creation and a celebration of the joyful Christmas spirit. In days gone by, reflectors were also referred to as the "witch's eye", to ward off evil spirits. Often called "Fantasy Pieces" or "Museum Pieces, " ornaments such as this reflect the traditional methods of days gone by. These ornaments are the result of knowledge, concentration, dexterity and love of detail. O nly a master blower can coax the thin glass into such unusual shapes; only expert hands can paint with finesse to add the intricate details necessary.
These special glass ornaments are works of art, an exquisite tribute to the past. These Antique Czechoslovakian Christmas Tree Ornaments are in wonderful condition considering their age. Made in the early 1940's. Please remember that these ornaments were lovingly used and handled. With some scratches in paint, loss of paint due to wear, oxidation near and of the caps and loss of silvering.
Original metal caps which have oxidized. They are ready to hang and will display beautifully on your Christmas Tree this year. And for many years to come. Please examine all 9 photos I have provided carefully before making your decision. Please use your zoom feature for better viewing.I will pack your ornaments with tissue and bubble wrap. Your ornaments will arrive safely. Vintage Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow. They represent a gift of love given a long time ago. Do you wait to put up holiday decorations until after Thanksgiving?
Or maybe you don't put up the tree until the week before Christmas? My philosophy on holiday decorating has always been "the sooner the better, " meaning I start decorating for Christmas long before the Thanksgiving menu has been planned.
If you have doubts about this timing, you might reconsider this year. Scientists actually say that decorating for the holidays can make you happier. And since we spent last Christmas sheltered in place during the pandemic, we could all use a little extra holiday cheer this year. So why not start as early as possible? I've got plenty of Christmas ornaments to get you started - all of which make you happy and bring some (literal) light to the winter gloom.And if you're planning to do any Christmas projects, why not get a head start in the summer months? Plus, Christmas music is always acceptable, no matter what the season! So bust out the ornaments, throw a batch of Christmas cookies in the oven, and start decorating. Please consider shopping for your Christmas tree ornaments now before the holiday rush! Please do not hesitate to contact me.
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My ornaments have been gathered throughout my years of collecting. They have been on their journey through time and all have such beautiful patina. Please remember to stop by every now and again as I add special ornaments daily. Thank you for shopping with me. Now that I have retired, I find it necessary to downsize my extensive collection of vintage Christmas ornaments.
So, please consider shopping early. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Please Feel Free to Reach Out if You Have Any Questions. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Ornaments". The seller is "the*shop*around*the*corner" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States.