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Rightly, birds are the most popular ornaments for decorating a Christmas tree. Seeing that the feathered dwellers of the sky have chosen the tree as nesting place they deserve a free place on the most beautiful tree, too. Thanks to this popularity a great variety of materials was used for bird ornaments: glass particularly, but as well paper, cotton, metal, Dresden cardboard and more. Even a person who is no expert in that matter has knowledge of the «common songbird» with its painted blown glass body and spun glass tail.

Naturally, the symbolic significance which birds have got from time immemorial added to their popularity: The dove stands for peace, the stork for fertility, the owl for wisdom, the swan for grace, the parrot for long life—themes that associate with Christmas by themselves.

I will not refrain from quoting an interesting hint due to the standard work of George Johnson (volume II, page 46): "Tradition says if you find a bird nest in the Christmas tree you cut, it will bring good luck to the house for the whole year".

 

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Antique Ornaments
Birds
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51 VL242 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
52 VL241 Stork on Clip Stork on Clip Stork on Clip Sold 
53 VL240 Parrot on Clip Parrot on Clip Parrot on Clip Sold 
54 VL239 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
55 VL238 Little, Unsilvered Bird Little, Unsilvered Bird Little, Unsilvered Bird Sold 
56 VL236 Stork on Clip Stork on Clip Stork on Clip Sold 
57 VL235 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
58 VL234 Bird in Ring Bird in Ring Bird in Ring Sold 
59 VL233 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
60 VL232 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
61 VL231 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
62 VL230 Cotton Bird on Clip Cotton Bird on Clip Cotton Bird on Clip Sold 
63 VL229 Owl on Clip Owl on Clip Owl on Clip Sold 
64 VL227 Cockatoo Cockatoo Cockatoo Sold 
65 VL225 Young stork on Clip Young stork on Clip Young stork on Clip Sold 
66 VL224 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
67 VL221 Small Bird on Clip Small Bird on Clip Small Bird on Clip Sold 
68 VL220 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
69 VL219 Bird with Hook Bird with Hook Bird with Hook Sold 
70 VL218 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
71 VL213 Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Bird on Clip Sold 
72 VL185 Cockatoo on a Ring Cockatoo on a Ring Cockatoo on a Ring Sold 
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