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Decorate your Christmas Tree with Angels

Updated on November 6, 2014

Angels are a Favorite Ornament for Christmas Trees

Angels have long been a favorite ornament for Christmas trees. They are very special reminders of the true meaning of Christmas.

Remember it was an angel who first told Mary that she would have a child and then angels announced the birth of Christ to shepherds in a field. " Don't be afraid," the angel said to them. "I have good news for you. A great joy will come to all the people: the Savior, who is Christ the Lord, was born for you today in David's town." Luke 2:10

When my children were young, I would make them a special ornament each Christmas. Many of these ornaments were angels. The one in this photo is of a praying boy angel that I made for my son when he was a toddler. As the children became older they also made some angels of their own to add to our tree.

There are many beautiful angel ornaments available, in a wide range of prices. I have chosen some that I think are especially nice. I hope you enjoy my selection.

May you Have a Blessed Christmas!

Ceramic Girl Angel

for a special girl

This ornament was made for my daughter when she was a toddler. Each year when I unpack our ornaments I love to look at the ornaments that I made or bought for our children when they were young. I took ceramics for many years and this ornament is one that I made for my daughter Linda.

Now I have four little granddaughters. So this year I'm looking for four special angel ornaments for three special little girls.

Dated Ornaments Make Special Gifts

I really like having a dated ornament for my tree each year. Many times I try to pick out an ornament to fit with something that happened during the year. It might have been a winning season for my favorite team, the birth of a new grandchild, a new home or a lighthouse from someplace we visited.

This past year my beloved mother-in-law went to heaven. She loved angels, so I think it will be very appropriate to have a dated angel ornament to remember her this year.

Wedgwood 2013 Angel with Star Ornament
Wedgwood 2013 Angel with Star Ornament

A special ornament for a special angel.


Beautiful Angels to Decorate your Tree - unique angel ornaments

There are so many beautiful and unique angel ornaments available. I use some on my tree and others I put around our nativity set.

Here are a few of my favorites.

Waterford 2012 Annual Lismore Angel Ornament
Waterford 2012 Annual Lismore Angel Ornament

Each year Waterford comes out with a beautiful crystal Christmas ornament. This can be a very special gift for someone special.

I have one that my daughter brought back from Ireland several years ago. It is a special part of my angel collection.

Hallmark 2012 Keepsake Ornaments QX 8141 Germany 2nd in the Angels' Around The World Series
Hallmark 2012 Keepsake Ornaments QX 8141 Germany 2nd in the Angels' Around The World Series

I love seeing angel images from around the world. Hallmark has a series of ornaments on these angels.

Swarovski 2009 Annual Edition Sparkling Star Ornament
Swarovski 2009 Annual Edition Sparkling Star Ornament

This beautiful angel would be a very special gift! It can be used as an ornament on your tree or a special figurine. I always like to use some of my angel ornaments to sit around my nativity scene. This special angel would be perfect!


Make your own Angel Ornament - a special homemade ornament

If you have the time and patience, making your own Christmas angel ornaments can be a great tradition. When my children were younger we would always make a few new ornaments for the tree each year. This booklet has instructions for 6 or 8 inch ornaments.

Seashell Angel Ornaments - two unique angels

I love these delicate looking little seashell angels. They are in pastel colors and add a touch of the sea to your holiday decorations.

Decorating your Christmas Tree - what is your preference

The Christmas Tree has always been one of my favorite symbols of the season. I like all types of trees and have several in my house. One of my trees has only two types of ornaments-red balls and pewter ornaments and another is full of a huge variety of ornaments collected over the years.

In this poll I'd like to see what type of trees are your favorites.

What type of Christmas tree to you like best?

See results

Angel Christmas Ornaments - bid on a special ornament

eBay can be a great way to find bargains. Here are some possibilities for Angel Christmas Ornaments

Tell me about your favorite Christmas ornament? - I'd love to hear from you

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      Fay Favored 

      4 years ago from USA

      Every year I give a neighbor an angel ornament. She would like all of your selection. It's hard for me to decide on having an angel or a star on a tree, so we solved it by having several trees. Both symbols are so important in representing the birth of Christ.

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      Barbara Walton 

      5 years ago from France

      People do love angels, don't they? The angel is so much a part of the Christmas story that it's most fitting to have these beings that have caught the imagination of so many people for such a long time on our Christmas trees. (I like the Wedgwood Christmas angel best.)

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      6 years ago

      Angels are so important to add to a Christmas tree. We all need them watching over us during this hectic time. Now I have to decide on which new angels will be part of my tree this year.

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      6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Angels are gorgeous on a Christmas tree. My favorite ornaments were the ones my daughter's Godmother gave her for each of her first ten birthdays (because she was born one week before Christmas), some of which were angels. They were a special part of our tree for many years -- until she grew up. Now they are on 'her' tree. :)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      6 years ago from United States

      Beautiful angels! I have always loved angels on the Christmas tree.

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      8 years ago

      Well, you must know that I dig angels -- angels on the tree -- angels figurines and angels on Squidoo!

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      8 years ago

      We have a lot of Angel Christmas tree ornaments - my favs are the glass ones that catch the light.

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      8 years ago

      I love your selection of angel ornaments.

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      Virginia Allain 

      8 years ago from Central Florida

      Great minds...

      I've lensrolled this to my Angel Christmas Tree Ornaments.

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      8 years ago

      Angels are the perfect decoration for trees. I like your selection.

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      8 years ago

      Absolutely ... a favorite of mine as well.

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      HorseAndPony LM 

      9 years ago

      Our favorite ornaments are the ones that look like our pets. We have lots of animal ornaments on our tree. I love your Wedgewood Angel.

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      9 years ago

      I've lensrolled this to my angel ornament lens. Great job!

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      Faye Rutledge 

      9 years ago from Concord VA

      Such beautiful angel ornaments!

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      9 years ago

      What a nice selection of Christmas Angels. Growing up the top of our Christmas tree had a beautiful angel with soft hair. She had a light in her back and would glow. The angel on the top of our Christmas tree was my favorite.

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      9 years ago

      I love angels and have several different ones on my Christmas tree - each year I buy at least one angel... and must buy a bigger tree because of this as I don't have enough free branches to hang them all ;)


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      Treasures By Brenda 

      9 years ago from Canada

      We have a star rather than an angel for the top of our tree. I think it is my favorite because I can still picture my husband lifting up our young children top put the star on top on Christmas eve. (He cannot do that anymore, my sons are both 6' tall.)

      Nicely done shopping lens; good luck with it.


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      9 years ago

      I love all things angels and this is a beautiful angel lens! Great job!

    • eclecticeducati1 profile image


      9 years ago

      Great lens! What beautiful decorations!!!

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      9 years ago

      Great lens! I don't really have a favorite at the moment except an angel top I had which I actually can't find at the moment....

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      9 years ago

      I love ornaments and have a variety of them that I love to rediscover every year. My angel ornaments are some of my very favorites. I love the seashell angels so cute!

      Robin :)

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      9 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      what a lovely lens - just right for setting the mood.

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      9 years ago

      You got me with the Swarovsky it! Blessed!

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      luvmyludwig lm 

      9 years ago

      This is beautiful.

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 

      9 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Oh these are lovely! When I was a child we had an angel on the top of the tree, but our family has a star of flashing lights now. Maybe we should add some of these angels somewhere close by!

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      9 years ago

      Right now it is anything unbreakable. Kids like to throw them! :)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      9 years ago from United States

      I wonder why you have angels of your mind. Umm...:) These are all beautiful, but I especially like the silver pendant. Lovely lens!

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      9 years ago

      A lovely lens with beautiful ideas for decorating a Christmas Tree with Angels! I love that you included ones that you made for your children! Let's add another Angel to the tree with an Angel Blessing me to thee.

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      Robin S 

      9 years ago from USA

      What a beautiful selection of angel ornaments you have here! Nice work!

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      Bambi Watson 

      9 years ago

      Love the Swavorski Angel!

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      9 years ago from Cheshire UK

      Nicely put together collection. I especially like the Waterford Crystal which is something I collected years ago when I was a frequent visitor to Ireland


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