Petite Lucky Lady Bug with Legend Card - SALE SAVE 50%

Petite Lucky Lady Bug with Legend card.  2-1/4" glass ornament.  New in 2001.  Inge-Glas No. 1-473-01. Hand-blown, hand-painted.

With Inge-Glas acid free paper

Made in Germany

The Lady Bug is generally considered to bring good luck.

Legend card:  "Ladybug... The ladybug has evolved into a symbol of good luck.  Centuries ago, German farmers were devastated by the loss of their crops to pesky garden bugs called aphids.  The farmers' livelihoods were at stake, so they prayed to the Virgin Mary for answers to their pest problems.  The farmers rejoiced as tiny red and black spotted beetles appeared and destroyed the aphids.  The beetles saved the crops and the farmers named the helpful beetles 'Marienkafer' or Mary's beetles, after 'Our Lady,' the Virgin Mary."  - Inge-Glas

Inge-Glas of Germany - since 1596
Oldest Christmas Ornament Company in the World
Exclusive 5-Point Star Crown
Environmentally committed workshop
Pure high grade German glass and lead free paints, lacquers, and glitters
Dedicated to the ecological future of our planet and 
preserving their centuries-old tradition of the art of glassblowing
Mouth-blown, hand-painted in Germany
Inge-Glas is the premier classic glass ornament workshop
Item No. IGO824

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