Each figural glass ornament is hand crafted in age-old tradition using the same techniques that originated in the 1800's
Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds available only to the Merk Family's Old World Christmas, before a hot solution of liquid silver is poured inside.
Don t be too scared of our scavenger bird! It turns out that Vultures are relatively social creatures, symbols of cleansing, renewal & transformation. Although they don t sing, these birds are patient, resourceful & a great example of nonconformity.