Every year we eagerly await what Swarovski will have to offer for their seasonal Christmas collection. The 2015 Annual Swarovski Collectors Society Ornament is this wonderful star designed by Verena Castelein. The edition is available in a clear edition and coloured edition. The ornament is priced at $75/£49. This sophisticated Christmas ornament […]
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What will top your tree this year? Will you opt for an English traditional fairy, a continental angel, or play safe and affix a star? Nowadays, it seems almost impossible to buy a tree-topper fairy doll – Christmas stores are full of angels. Where have the wand-waving fairies disappeared too? […]
In 1978, goebel began an annual ornament series with the year of issue in relief somewhere on the figurine. Pictures # 12, # 13 & # 14 show the twelve years of ornaments. 1978 is Santa, 1979 an angel, 1980 Mrs Claus, 1981 a nutcracker. This nutcracker can also be […]
Since it is well into July and we are sweltering under the hot summer’s sun, what better way to cool off than to think about Christmas! So I am presenting you with many of the festive season’s products made by goebel. Picture #1 begins with figurines of that jolly ole […]
We are not the only ones who celebrate Christmas – dolls do, too! Often, manufacturers issue their regular lines festively dressed in Christmas colours of red and green, or maybe silver, gold or white. They trim the costumes with white ‘fur’, tinsel, glitter or sparkly sequins – anything to make […]
Since 1986 Harrods have been producing a teddy bear to celebrate Christmas bear. The first specially designed bear was ‘Snow Bear.’ We ran a feature of Harrods Christmas Bears a few years ago which has become one of our most popular articles. There are quite a few collectors out there and each year there is much excitement about the annual bear.
Royal Copenhagen’s Annual Christmas Tree and Annual Santa for 2014 are both once again designed by Sven Vestergaard. The Royal Copenhagen annual Santa has been in production since 2001, and the beautifully decorated 2014 Christmas tree is no. 8 in the series.
Every year we eagerly await what Swarovski will have to offer for their seasonal Christmas collection. The 2014 Annual Swarovski Collectors Society Ornament is a lovelygolden snowflake. The ornament is priced at $75/£49. This sophisticated snowflake ornament sparkles beautifully in Crystal Golden Shadow. It comes with a silver-tone metal […]
Swarovksi’s latest limited edition Mo, Reindeer Mo is one of our favourites. We love the idea of a reindeer cow. Should be a popular addition to lots of collectors Christmas list. Reindeer Mo is priced at £49/$70. Mo reappears this season as one of Santa’s reindeers! Sparkling in brown crystal […]
Winter Wonderland the latest Xmas edition from Robert Harrop will certainly start to get collectors in the Christmas Spirit. What can be better than an Old English Sheepdog dressed as Father Christmas (Santa Claus for our American friends). This Father Christmas is a friend to the animals and is seen […]