It's easy to picture these great vintage skates hanging from a wreath or nestled at hearthside amid greenery -- but they can also be plenty useful on an ice rink or frozen pond, given their fabulous condition.
Although scarcely worn (if at all), these professional quality skates are probably around 50-60 years old -- but at least 35 years old, since they're marked "Empire Pool and Sports Arena"...
Green and pearl beads encrust this handmade ornament with velvet ribbon and gold trim. The vintage ornament was hand made in the late 1960s and has been with the same owner ever since.
The ornament is 5 inches tall and 3 1/2 inches wide. It is a beautiful tree ornament with a lot of dimension and is in good condition.
The hand made ornament has medallions of pearls and beads alternating with sequin panels on a green satin ball. The ball is 4 1/2 inches long and 3 inches across.
The ornament was hand made in the late 1960s and is in perfect condition.
The green hand made ornament has pearls and green beads on a green satin ball. It is 4 1/2 inches tall and 3 1/2 inches across. It is in very good condition. The same person who made the ball in the late 1960s has owned the ornament ever since she made it.
The beautiful tree ornament has pearls and green beads with green ribbon and gold trim on a white satin ball. It was hand made in the 1960s and was in the collection of the original maker. The ornament is 5 inches long and 3 inches across.
This is a lovely addition to your tree and the white really stands out!
The green satin star has blue sequins and a gold and blue trim. It is 5 inches across and dates from the 1960s when it was hand made. Lovely tree ornament!
The beautiful hand made ornament has medallions with blue and green beads and gold trim. The ornament is 3 1/2 inches long and 3 inches across. The green tassel is 3 inches long.
The ornament was hand made in the late 1960s and is in good condition with only one owner since it was made.
The lovely and sparkly tree ornament was hand made in the late 1960s. The ball measures 3 inches across and has crystal beads on top of green and blue foil discs. It is in good condition and has had only one owner.
The vintage tree ornament was hand made in the late 1960s. The blue satin ball is decorated with pearls and gold trim. The ball is 2 1/2 inches long and 2 1/2 inches across.
The blue velvet ornament was hand made in the late 1960s and has only had one owner - the maker!
The vintage ornament is 5 inches tall and 3 1/2 inches across. It is encrusted with blue beads and pearls with velvet ribbon and gold trim separating the sections.
The vintage Shiny Brite glass balls are in their original box and date from the 1960s. The blue green tree ornaments are 7 inches in circumference and are in good condition. This color shows up so well on a Christmas tree - very vibrant!
The box of 12 Polish glass balls are a beautiful green- blue color. Each ball measures 8 inches in circumference and they are in good condition. They date from the 1960s. The color is very vibrant - difficult to capture in a photograph - and they stand out on a Christmas tree!
The vintage Shiny Brite red glass balls are in their original box and date from the 1950s. Each ball measures 7 inches in circumference. The vintage tree ornaments are in good condition.
The ceramic centerpiece dates from the 1950s and has 8 pieces that when all used form an oval centerpiece. All the pieces have a mistletoe design. There are 4 curved pieces, 2 straight pieces and 2 Christmas trees on blocks. They can be reconfigured into different shapes - oval, circle or serpentine.
The straight pieces measure 5 1/2 inches by 1 1/4 inches tall. One of the straight pieces has been repaired - not noticeable from the top or side...
A scallop shell forms the dress of the unglazed bisque porcelain angel ornament by Margaret Furlong. The angle is holding a heart to symbolize pure and innocent love. Margaret Furlong's designs are inspired by the sea, hence the shell shapes that are transformed into angels and their wings.
The ornament measures 3 3/4 inches by 3 3/4 inches and is signed and dated 1986. It is in perfect condition.