Celebrating Snow Globes (Collectibles)

  • Publish Date: 2006-10-02
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Nina Chertoff;Susan Kahn
  • Sale
  • $16.42
  • Regular price $26.65

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All it takes is a shake of the wrist to make the flakesfall on Santas sleigh, Elviss hips, or the Statue of Libertys torchcreating a miniature world in each snow globe. From the ornate to the political, from childrens characters to American cities and personalities, these colorful images will propel collectors back to their curio cabinets to watch a dazzling display and set the rest of us out on a lovely nostalgic trip. Each picture comes with a description that gives the history of the piecegoing back to the time when snow globes werent just tourist souvenirs but depictions of the most romantic sites on earth. Find out where they were first created, which companies specialized in making them, and why theyre so irresistible.