Collectible Christmas Ornaments from Reed & Barton ~ Father Christmas Sterling Silver Ornament #reedandbarton

by Heather

1456095_461151633995987_1200192631_nEveryone has Christmas ornaments. Well, everyone that celebrates Christmas has Christmas ornaments. It would be kind of pointless to have Christmas ornaments if you didn’t celebrate Christmas. I mean, you could have a Christmas tree even if you didn’t celebrate Christmas but that would be a little weird. And pointless.

Okay, so if you celebrate Christmas, and you put up a Christmas tree, then chances are good you have a collection of Christmas ornaments. Some old, some new, some cheap, some expensive, some in pieces, some intact (well, hopefully most of them are intact). There are the sentimental ones: baby’s first Christmas, the macaroni “something,” the plaster painted bell or star or whatever with a picture of your child. Then there are the hand-me-downs: The old hand-blown glass balls from grandma, the old lead-paint covered flaky ones that are slowly poisoning everyone. There are the pop-culture ornaments: Peanut M&M Darth Vader, Scooby-Doo with a Santa Hat, Garfield eating lasagna with a Santa hat (Garfield, not the lasagna). And finally, the plain glass (probably plastic now) colored balls.

If you’re like me, a lot of these ornaments have special meaning to you, maybe not the plain colored glass ball ones, but most of the others mean something. Some are obvious, some are obscure, but they all have meaning. To this day I know there are ornaments the hubby’s family still has that he remembers from his younger days. Wouldn’t it be nice to build up a collection of ornaments that will mean something to your kids? Reed and Barton has the solution. Every year they have a new collection of beautiful ornaments. Hand blown 12 days of Christmas. Sterling Silver Father Christmas. Not to mention the Sterling Silver Baby’s First Stocking. Can you imagine being able to hand that down to your kids one day? I can. And I will.

Father Christmas


Father Christmas is the eleventh edition in Reed & Barton’s treasured series of finely crafted sterling, old-world Santas. Absorbed in thought, Father Christmas reviews his list of good little boys and girls, carefully checking it twice. Elegantly packaged, including a protective red flannel bag, for gift-giving and storage. Includes a red satin ribbon for hanging. Handcrafted in America.

  • 11th Edition
  • Collectable
  • Keepsake gift box includes flannel bag and red ribbon
  • 3 3/8″

For more than 190 years, Reed & Barton has enjoyed a longstanding reputation as one of the country’s foremost marketers of fine tableware and giftware. Reed & Barton products are renowned for their superb design and superior craftsmanship. In addition to flatware, stemware and dinnerware, the Reed & Barton name also graces a full complement of unique giftware including picture frames, children’s gifts, crystal and metal serveware, Christmas ornaments, and hardwood chests. For stylish entertaining, cherished gifts or simply making everyday a little more beautiful, Reed & Barton is the choice for those with discriminating taste.



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lindamanns December 4, 2014 - 10:49 am
Beautiful ornaments. Something that will last a lifetime and bring many fond memories
lisa December 6, 2014 - 12:45 pm
I love ornaments I have quite a collection that I've built up over the years. This would make a nice addition.
lindamanns December 17, 2014 - 3:46 pm
These are so nice. These would make great little Christmas gifts. Thank you for sharing
lisa February 14, 2015 - 1:01 pm
They have some nice ornaments. I didn't know that were really silver. I thought it was just silver toned.

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