There is no more perfect body than the ball. Without beginning or end, it is the symbol of perfection and completeness. Already for our forefathers the ball was a sign of the Divine. But the model for the Christmas ball was the apple. In the nobility class the apples werde gilded before fixing them on the tree. This ornament combines the ball shape and floral elements. The place of origin of the glass ornaments is the area around Lauscha in Thuringia. In the beginning it was just a substitute for real fruit which a poor glass-blower could not afford. With time, the diversity of glass ornaments for Christmas trees grew. Their popularity grew and they became a real bestseller. This hand made item comes to you safely packed and together with an MAROLIN® certificate of authenticity.