Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Chinese Ornaments for Chinese Themed Christmas Trees, Gifts or Chinese New Year


 

Colorful and beautifully detailed, the Chinese Christmas ornaments I’ve rounded up for you today would be a wonderful addition to any Chinese themed Christmas tree or holiday display. Most of these can also do double duty as Chinese New Year decorations for the year of the dragon coming up on January 23 - and many would look great displayed year round.

There are terrific gift ideas here as well since many of these ornaments would make unique Christmas, hostess or housewarming gifts. Whether you’re looking for a gift for an adoptive parent, a traveler, a tea lover, a movie buff - or just want a new showstopper ornament for your own Chinese themed Christmas tree – there are lots of great choices. Enjoy!

Chinese empress knot Christmas ornament

 

At left: I love this Chinese knot empress pendant ornament from Hong Kong. I would use it on my Chinese Christmas tree and then keep it out where I could enjoy it year round.

 

Santa's Girl Asian Christmas ornament

 

 

 

 

 

 

At right: This adorable glass Christmas ornament from Ornaments to Remember, called “Santa’s Girl,” has an image of a teddy bear on the reverse side.

 

Radko Chinese dragon Christmas ornament

 

 

At left: This wonderful Christopher Radko Chinese Dragon Christmas ornament is very hard to find now that we’re about to enter the Chinese year of the dragon.

 

Chinese Joy to the World Hallmark Christmas ornament set

 

 

 

 

 

At right: In 2007 Hallmark issued this cute Chinese Christmas ornament set as part of its Joy to the World Keepsake collection. The Chinese house and little girl holding a lantern would make great additions to a Chinese themed tree.

 

Radko Muffy Happy New Year Chinese Christmas ornament

 

 

 

At left: Christopher Radko’s collectible “Muffy Happy New Year China” Christmas ornament features Muffy the bear in a bejeweled Chinese outfit, toting a green dragon.

 

illuminated red glass Chinese lantern Christmas ornament

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At right: This great illuminated glass Chinese lantern ornament includes a standard white bulb that can be attached to an existing string of lights to add a sparkling glow to your Christmas tree. 

 

24-mini-lights

 

 

At left: This red string of mini lights featuring 24 miniature Chinese palace lanterns contains the symbols for good fortune and good luck. These would make a wonderful addition to any Chinese themed Christmas tree or display. Use them again at Chinese New Year or enjoy them year round.

 

Mah Jong Chinese Christmas ornament

 

 

 

At right: What an unusual and fun collectible! A glass Mah Jong Christmas ornament depicting a tile from the famous Chinese game. One side has a charming female character; the other a lucky number three.

 

red and purple dragon ornament

 

 

At left: Another wonderful glass Chinese dragon ornament, this time in red and purple and carrying a pearl for good luck.

 

chinese dance lion ornament

 

 

 

 

At right: This colorful Chinese dance lion ornament from Hong Kong is mounted on a bright red backing.

 

Chinese opera mask Christmas ornament

 

 

 

 

At left: A handsome ornament to display any time of year, this Chinese tassel from Hong Kong has a pendant depicting two Chinese opera masks.

 

Chinese cloisonne teapot Christmas ornament

 

 

 

At right: These Chinoiserie cloisonné teapots are perfect ornaments for a Chinese theme Christmas tree or to give as gifts to the tea lovers on your list.

 

Chinoiserie teacup ornament 

 

At left:  What would Christmas be without a hot cup of tea to enjoy by the fire? This beautifully detailed Chinoiserie tea cup and saucer glass ornament can either be used as a clip-on ornament or hung on a ribbon.

 

Green Chinoiserie pillow Christmas ornament 

 

At right: Chinese flowers are depicted on this wonderful glass pillow Chinoiserie ornament. Perfect for the interior decorator in all of us! Use it on your own tree or give it as a unique hostess or house warming gift.

 

Chinoiserie Garden stool ornament

 

 

 

At left: Love Chinese garden stools? Then this is the ornament for you. Glittered and jeweled, this Chinoiserie glass ornament is a must for your Chinese inspired Christmas decor.

 

graumans Chinese Theatre Christmas ornament

 

 

At right: Here’s a great glass Christmas ornament with two views of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the iconic Los Angeles movie palace. What a fun ornament to include on your own tree or to give to a movie lover or traveler for theirs.

Couldn’t find just what you’re looking for here? I showcased many more Chinese Christmas Ornaments and Chinese Christmas decorations in previous posts. You might want to check those out as well.

Happy holiday decorating!

 


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