11” tall; ¾” opening at base, ; Can also hang on a tree branch with gold loop
Brighten up your Christmas and your tree this year with Santa delivering gifts to the children on Christmas morning! This beautiful antique die-cut stands 5 ½” tall and graces a vintage red glass spire ornament that I selected to draw out Santa’s brightly colored cloak. Rare old-stock antique loop tinsel gleams between stars that sparkle with fine antique silver glitter. Red vintage miniature glass bells dangle from silver decorative wire curled in spirals just like on the old-fashioned toppers of yesterday.
Lovingly handcrafted and signed by Gail Giaimo
THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND ORNAMENT IS MADE ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY WITH ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE MATERIALS to include: glass ornaments from the 1890s to1950s, most of which were made in Germany; colorful Victorian embossed & die-cut paper “scraps” and chromolithographs from postcards and advertising trade cards, made in Europe between the 1870s and 1910; antique and vintage fabric to include chenille, lace, ribbon and metallic trims; antique and vintage tinsel from tree garlands and old-stock German-made Lametta tinsel; gold and silver old-stock Dresden paper trims, crepe paper, foil, gift wrap, spun glass, and other embellishments. Items described as “antique” are dated between 1870 and the early 1900s (prior to WWI). Items described as “vintage” are dated between 1915 (WWI) and the 1950s (mid-century). We also use Dresden trims (only on occasion) and crinkle wire (always used for durability) made more recently in Germany using techniques and equipment that have not changed over the past 150 years.