Shakespeare carved glass Christmas ornament

Shakespeare carved glass Christmas ornament


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Figural tree ornament or Shakespeare, the immortal Bard, after a marble bust of the play-write whose plays are part of our heritage, but he is still a mystery.

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4 x 3 1/2″

Glorious glass Christmas ornament of Shakespeare, the greatest play writer of all time. Based on the accepted image of Shakespeare, as rendered in a marble bust. To this day, the mystery surrounding who Shakespeare really was, and who actually wrote the Bards plays continues, the latest movie Anonymous, is just one of many trying to shade light on the playwright.

The Shakespeare ornament made three ways, all shiny, all glitter or flat white like marble.  The bust is after the sculpture by Monty an Italian sculptor who worked in England and created sculptures for many of the English manor house. Shakespeare is wearing his hair long as was the custom at the time, has a mustache and short beard. He wears a shirt with decorative buttons and tied up in the neck with a scarf with fringes. His overcoat is lose and white and folded on the left side, the right way for artistic gentlemen to dress at that period.

The daPolonia glass Christmas ornaments are designed and made in Mia’s studio in Krakow Poland. Steeped in centuries old traditions of glass ornaments making, drawing on the love of art and history, the ornament continues an old tradition of uncompromising quality and artistry.

The ornaments are fully made by Mia, and 100% hand made in the old fashion way. Starting with hand blown shapes and balls, hand silvering, coating with the base coat, and hand painting and glittering. The glitter we use is environmentally safe and is the same glitter used in cosmetics.  All the molds are proprietary created by our own mold maker. In the introduction to the ornament section you can see a video of how one of our ornament is made from scratch.




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