Category Archives: Glass Christmas Ornaments

The Truth About Santa

We at daPolonia.com really love St Nicholas, we have created many ornaments in his image. We have all grown up to learn about St. Nicholas, better known as Santa Claus a mythical figure with legendary, historical and folkloric origins who, … Continue reading

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America America

 Just in time for Memorial Day and  Independence Day, I added a new subcategory to the Site called Americana. For all of you proud American, some of you who put up Patriotic trees to celebrate the holidays, 5 unbashdly patriotic ornament … Continue reading

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The Little Prince

It is with a great pleasure that we are adding the Little Prince series of ornaments to our site. The Little Prince book written in the midst of the Second World War in New York, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The … Continue reading

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Renoir’s Dance in Bougival

I'm really excited to add to the collection of dapolonia.com a jewel of an ornament. Renoir's famous Dance in Bougival, from the collection of the MFA Boston. Dance in Bougival will add to our  lineup of art inspired ornaments As they … Continue reading

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Wyspianski, Tetmajer and Young Poland , Art Nouveau in Poland

The Art Nouveau movement sweeping Europe at the turn of the 19th century penetrated every corner of the intellectual world. Poland with its Western orientation, but Austro-Hungarian Empire and Russian subjugation (Poland was under Russian & Austro Hungarian Empire rule … Continue reading

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Tiffany & Art nouveau who came first?

    Tiffany is the most famous Art Nouveau practitioner in the USA, and one of it's most revered artists. His stained windows, lamps and glass work are part of America cultural heritage. There is no other artist whose work … Continue reading

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Klimt the Sezessionist Art Nouveau-Jugendstyl in the Austro-Hungarian Empire

Art Nouveau called Sezession or Jugendstyl in Austria was led by Gustav Klimt. It included other artists: Olbrich, Josepf Hoffman, Moser etc. The group’s moto was: “To each time, its art; to art, its liberty.” And Klimt esplained their philopsophy … Continue reading

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On Daffodiles and Narcissus

We know it is spring when the daffodils are blooming. They are in every park, in every country. They delight us with their lively white and yellow colors, and happy green leaves.The Latin name of Narcissus is tied to Greek … Continue reading

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It is spring and the Tulips are blooming

  Spring is in the air, and on the ground the tulips are blooming. Tall gray New York is blooming with tulips all over the place.They come in a rainbow of colors, red, yellow, purple, white, pink, and many mixing one … Continue reading

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Easter is a coming and daPolonia has added a new Faberge Egg

We are really excited about our new addition to the Easter egg collection of daPolonia. Our latest arrival is after a Faberge workshop egg called the Imperial Rosebud Egg. The egg was presented by the newly crowned Tsar Nicholas II … Continue reading

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