Old World Christmas "Santa and Mrs. Claus" - Limited Blown-Glass Ornament
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"Santa and Mrs. Claus" ; A Retired Special Event Piece by E.M.Merck!
"Santa and Mrs. Claus" was designed by artist and Old World Christmas co-owner E.M. Merck. It was available only at special Old World Christmas Events during the 1999 Holiday Season. It is a limited edition piece; produced specifically for 1999. A limited number of these collectibles were created.
This sweet ornament features Santa and Mrs. Claus bundled up ready to head out into the cold. Santa with his scarf and Mrs. Claus with her muffler and hooded wrap, they snuggle together for warmth. The intricate detail and original design of this ornament made this Santa the collector's choice of 1999! Made in Germany for Old World Christmas by the skilled artisans of Inge-Glas. This festive collectible made of glass was carefully mouth blown, one at a time, into a finely crafted porcelain mold. After the inside was coated with a wash of silver for reflection, it was then hand-painted with brightly colored lacquers. After the ornament stem is snipped, the trademark Star Cap is attached...an heirloom is born! It took approximately seven days to create each one of these magical ornaments.Long retired, Special Event Piece "Santa and Mrs. Claus" mea sures 4 1/2". Molded into the back of the ornament is the commemorative year; 1999. ***I do offer ... read more