What a beauty! This richly jeweled egg is a perfect exclusive for Chicago’s famed Art Institute. Patricia Breen created this spring time Polish glass ornament exclusively for the Art Institute’s Michigan Avenue gift shop and catalog. Flowers, c. 1610 by Jan Breughel. Mouth blown glass is elegantly hand painted and accented with Austrian crystals. Made in [...]
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Thomas Glenn Holidays 2013 Debut Shortly after Christmas 2012, ornament designers and companies from around the world gathered in Atlanta as AmericasMart debuted new holiday collections. Christopher Radko, Joy to the World Collectibles, Christina’s World, JingleNog, Eric Cortina, Soffieria De Carlini, Kurt Adler Presents David Strand, Bethany Lowe Designs, Thomas Glenn, Mattarusky, Debbie Thibault, Inge-glas [...]
Little Dragon Sadie … Our Snow Angel Born six months ago, Sadie is a Year of the Dragon baby and our newest Porcher niece. She arrived in Ohio for a Christmas visit amid a near blizzard snowfall. She became our sweet little snow angel enjoying her first winter outing. Why is Sadie our Little Dragon [...]
ON SALE NOW FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Celebrate365 supports traditional artisan and hand made craftsmanship. Whether you’re a serious collector or an admirer from afar, antique papier-måché candy containers from Germany are still highly coveted, and even reproduced today. One of the last remaining native producers is Thomas Schaller, great grandson of noted craftsman Carl Schaller. [...]
I confess. I have a thing for tinsel. Not just any tinsel, mind you. I want that wonderful, heavy metal stuff from my childhood, those silvery strands that my father patiently hung on the tree one by one. What incredible dedication. And, what a magical sight to behold! Mom certainly did not have time for [...]