Classic Pickle Glass Ornament. New in 2001. Inge-Glas No. 1-619-01. Inge Glas ornaments are created from new and antique moulds. Mouth Blown. Hand-Painted. 4-1/4" from tip of cap to bottom of ornament.
With Inge-Glas acid free paper
Made in Germany
This, the smallest pickle available, is for the older children. The pickle ornament is also available in 2-3/4" (for a slightly younger child) or 4-1/4" for the youngest child.
Legend card: "A pickle used as decoration on a Christmas tree seems odd at first, but it is an old German tradition. It is customary to hide a pickle among the branches of the tree on Christmas Eve. The first child on Christmas Day to find the Christmas pickle receives an extra gift! The reason for three sizes of the pickle are for the ages of the children. The largest pickles are for the toddlers. As they grow up the pickle size gets smaller." - Inge-Glas
and a Pickle Poem:
Every family has their own tradition for the special treat enjoyed by the child who finds the pickle. The following are possibilities for your tradition:
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