NOLA – New Orleans glass Christmas ornament

$45.95

3 in stock

Handblown glass Christmas ornament lightly frosted with fleur des lise in purple and gold all over, and NOLA the local acronym for New Orleans Louisiana on the front.

3 in stock

Description

4 1/2″ diameter

Hand-blown glass Christmas ornament lightly frosted with  the signature fleur des lis design  so popular in New Orleans in purple and gold all over, and NOLA the local acronym for New Orleans Louisiana on the front in big purple letters.  New Orleans, the nation’s  party city. Known for its jazz scene, and all night partying and music.  New Orleans was a French colony  and hence its name after Orleans in France. The center of the city the old one is called the French quarter, as memorial of the French colonial times. Known for its Mardi Gras festival  which takes place in the winter before Lent begins, and while not as grand as the one in Rio de Janeiro  at least in the USA it is  admired and followed by all.  It the location of Tennessee Williams classic play and movie -A street car named desire. A great present to any lover of the great city of the big easy, with its wonderful tradition of the Mardi Gras, great French quarter, and many more delights.

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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