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Top 5 Ornaments, Great Gifts!

What better way to get a break from the summer heat than getting a head-start on your holiday shopping! During Christmas in July you can take advantage of great savings by shopping for those important people in your life. Then, you can enjoy a much more stress-free holiday season. To help inspire you in your gift giving, we have listed our top five most popular hand-painted glass ornaments.

  1. Branches of an Almond Tree in Blossom, Red by Vincent van Gogh

One of the most famous painters of all time, Vincent Van Gogh painted Branches of an Almond Tree in Blossom in 1890 to commemorate the birth of his nephew. Now this almond tree painting has been reinterpreted in red by a professional artist, further accentuating the Japanese woodcut influence that affected Van Gogh during this time period.

  1. Discarded Roses by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Discarded Roses is one of the most moving pieces from the later part of the artist’s career. Though categorically a still life, Discarded Roses feels as though it has movement thanks to the light and fleeting feeling created by the artist’s Impressionist techniques. Renoir’s beautiful depiction of the roses, including a luxurious display of texture and color, is something truly stunning to behold.

  1. Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh

One of today’s most recognized paintings, Starry Night invokes deep emotions, from the serenity of the church steeple to the wild abandon use of vibrant colors in his late night sky. Imagine the movement of the painter as he twists and turns his brush to create the dance between the stars and the clouds above the calm, peaceful village.

  1. Branches of an Almond Blossom by Vincent van Gogh

Between 1888 and 1890, one of Van Gogh’s favorite things to paint was blossoming almond trees. This is the original color Van Gogh painted his masterpiece in. Van Gogh’s almond tree paintings represent his search for calm amidst torment and symbolize a break from the more rigid style he took in Paris. This work of art awakens the strong emotions and inspires beauty.

  1. Farm Garden with Sunflowers by Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was a leading figure in the modern art movement. His art often centered on the ideas of youth, life, and sensuality. This lively scene is a perfect example of Klimt’s modern landscape and nature scene.

We also offer amazing miniatures, hand-painted tiles,and mirrors as wonderful gift options. Feel free to browse the many different product types we have, as well as our bestsellers. You can find just the right gift with plenty of time before the holidays.

Amanda Hadley

About the Author

Amanda graduated from the University of Kansas, where she studied English literature and got a masters degree in library sciences. She enjoys reading, cooking and playing with her nephews. Her best friend is her little dog Brady.