During the 188's the white "sailors hat" appeared as a low-rolled brim, high-domed hat made of wedge shaped pieces of canvas to replace the straw hat. The canvas was eventually replaced by cotton as a cheaper more comfortable material.
Hand crafted in age-old tradition using techniques that originated in the 1800's
Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds made exclusively for Old World Christmas
Ornaments are all hand-painted and glittered in a series of labor-intensive steps to achieve the beautiful creations
Traditionally designed, hand-crafted ornaments
Old World Christmas offers the most extensive and best-loved collection with over 1,400 proprietary designs