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Swarovski Christmas Ornaments

Updated on April 18, 2013

A Sparkle Beyond Compare...

I first became acquainted with Swarovski crystal when I was visiting Austria one summer. I was instantly charmed by the twinkle and iridescence of the crystal items and purchased a crystal bead bracelet that is one of my favorite souvenirs from that trip. Every time I clasp it on my wrist, I hold it up to the light and admire the fire and radiance that is still so prominent even more than 20 years later. No other maker of leaded crystal even comes close to Swarovski's quality.

Swarovski makes stunning holiday ornaments to adorn your Christmas tree. Each year, Swarovski releases an annual ornament that is either a snowflake or a star, depending on the year. These ornaments are popular and highly collectible so make sure you purchase yours early. Swarovski crystal ornaments are not only a beautiful addition to your tree, but they make lovely keepsakes and wonderful gifts for your loved ones.

Annual Edition Ornaments

If you have missed previous editions, they are still available.

Swarovski 2012 Annual Edition Crystal Snowflake Ornament

This ornament was released for the 2012 holiday season and is a limited edition annual ornament from Swarovski. The year 2012 is engraved on the hang tag.

The 2012 snowflake has six points that are beautifully faceted to catch and reflect the light.

This snowflake ornament was made in Austria of fine crystal and measures 2-9/16 by 3-3/16 inches.

Swarovski Crystal 2012 Little Snowflake Ornament

The little snowflake ornament by Swarovski is a smaller version of the 2012 collectible ornament highlighted above and is collectible in its own right.

As you can see, it is a similar shape as the larger snowflake, but has shorter arms.

It is made of clear crystal and hangs on a white satin ribbon. Snowflake measures 1.6-inch by 2-inches.

Swarovski 2011 Annual Edition Crystal Snowflake Ornament

The snowflake released by Swarovski in 2011 is one of my favorites. I just love the shape and three dimensionality of this crystal snowflake. It is flat when viewed from the side, but from the front, some of the arms appear to stick out from the surface. Made in Austria of fine leaded crystal and measures 3.5 x 5 x 2.5 inches. It comes nicely boxed, perfect for gift giving.

Swarovski Crystal 2011 Edition Little Star Ornament

A smaller version of the snowflake above, this ornament features a clear crystal star and has a silver-tone metal tag and hangs from a white satin ribbon.

Earlier editions of Swarovski Annual Snowflake and Star Ornaments

If you have a gap in your Swarovski ornament collection, the annual ornaments from previous years can usually still be found. Below, are some links to earlier editions of the annual snowflake or star ornaments. In some cases, the prices have gone up a great deal due to the collectible nature of these ornaments. In the images below, you can see how consistently beautiful each ornament is and how they differ from each other. If you see an ornament that you love, it is better to buy it sooner than later because once they are gone, it becomes much more difficult to find one being sold for a reasonable price.

Swarovski 2010 Annual Edition Crystal Snowflake Ornament

Swarovski Crystal 2010 Annual Little Snowflake Ornament

Swarovski 2009 Annual Edition Christmas Ornament

Swarovski 2008 Annual Limited Edition Snowflake Ornament


Swarovski 2006 Annual Snowflake / Star Christmas Ornament

Christmas Images in Beautiful Crystal

If you would like to add a little color to your tree along with sparkle, you may like these ornaments better than the snowflakes and stars. These ornaments represent traditional Christmas symbols such as the Christmas tree, stocking, candy cane and angel, among others.

Swarovski Sparkling Candy Cane 1054569

Swarovski Festive Christmas Tree Ornament

Swarovski 2009 Annual Edition Sparkling Star Ornament

Swarovski Twinkling Gingerbread Man Ornament

Swarovski Crystal Ornament #1086147 Santa's Mitten Red

Swarovski Winter Berries Ornament Crystal

Look at this Beautiful Christmas Tree Topper!

Swarovski Crystal & Gold Star Christmas Tree Topper

If you need a special topper for your tree, look no further! This beautiful gold plated Christmas Tree Topper has seven stars and six elements In faceted clear crystal. Also comes with a stand.

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They are all so pretty, it is hard to choose!

Which ornament was your favorite?

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Swarovski is a favourite of my mum's. I really enjoyed the lens, thank you and will let her know about the decorations!

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      Tarra99 7 years ago

      I like the snowflakes BIL & his wife have collected them every year since they married and their tree looks amazing!...beautiful lens...thanks for sharing and thankyou for visiting and commenting on my stamped domino lens...I appreciate it!

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      oztoo lm 8 years ago

      Way to hard to pick a favorite. I think they are all so beautiful.

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      Patricia 8 years ago

      I made one on these ornaments too. I think they are so beautiful!

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      Indigo Janson 8 years ago from UK

      Gorgeous - I wish I had thought of this! (See how green I've gone with envy) ;-) Very pretty lens.

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      seashell2 8 years ago

      Beautiful, love the snowflake and star ornaments! These would look amazing on the tree!