Posted at 10:29 am , on November 22, 2008
A vintage-looking clown in an egg (??) by Inge-Glas. Bought at the Christmas Haus this summer.
Posted at 12:08 am , on November 20, 2008
A sailor-dolphin, by De Carlini, a gift this year from my parents.
Posted at 12:07 am , on November 19, 2008
An ornate, jeweled egg by Reed and Barton, bought in Rehobeth Beach late summer.
Posted at 8:00 am , on November 17, 2008
A brightly-colored “reflector” ornament by Inge-Glas, purchased at the Christmas Haus this summer. “Reflector” refers to the indented middle section of the ornament.
Posted at 8:00 am , on November 16, 2008
My favorite of the new batch so far – “Ribbon Candy Santa” by Joy to the World. The detail is exquisite! The back features more of the ribbon candy design.
Posted at 8:00 am , on November 15, 2008
This unusal fellow is from the Polonaise collection by Kurt Adler, and is called “Hat Full of Wishes.” He was purchased late spring in Ocean City at The Christmas Spirit.
Posted at 8:00 am , on November 14, 2008
Every year I try to add a sailboat to the collection, considering how important sailing is to our household. This year’s sailboat is by Inge Glass, purchased at the Christmas Haus this summer.
Posted at 8:00 am , on November 13, 2008
A windmill courtesy of Christopher Radko. Purchased from Filene’s Basement.
Posted at 8:00 am , on November 12, 2008
For the next week or so I will focus on some of this year’s new acquisitions. Here is the 10th Anniversary Santa from Joy to the World. He is covered in glitter, and features season’s greetings in various languages on his back, and holds a globe.