The pickle ornament derives from an old Christmas Eve tradition from Germany. In the past, Christmas trees were decorated on Christmas Eve night. The pickle ornament was hidden deep inside the branches of the tree by the parents after all the other ornaments were hung and the children were asleep. In the morning, the first child who found the pickle ornament received an extra gift from St. Nicholas. The first adult who found the pickle traditionally got good luck for the year.
Packaged in a gift box with a short poem describing the tradition makes it ready for immediate giving. The glass ornament is bright green and features a sheer white ribbon to hang it from. The ornament measures approximately 2-3/4 inches and looks like a real pickle! Give this pickle ornament to your friends and family (German or not), or select one for your family so you can enjoy the fun of a pickle hunt on Christmas morning. Incorporating tradition and heritage into your holiday celebration adds depth of meaning to your family's Christmas. Keep the tradition alive by sharing it with those who are young and young at heart.
Pickle Ornament: 2-3/4 inches; Made of Glass; Gift boxed