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Christmas Holiday Bells

Updated on September 13, 2014

Christmas Bells Ring Out!

Bells are often used to announce an important occasion. You will hear bells ring at funerals and at weddings and to announce the start of a church service. At Christmas, bells ring out to announce the joyous birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. The symbol of the bell has long been one of the delightful symbols of the Christmas season.

Bells are used in many ways at Christmas. We see church bells on greeting cards and jingle bells on sleighs. We have wonderful songs that remind us of Christmas bells. Two of the most popular songs are Jingle Bells and Silver Bells. Then of course there are all the wonderful bell decorations. We see bells on wreaths, on trees and strung up on lights around our homes. Bells are a great way to celebrate Christmas.

photo by mbgphoto

In this lens I will explore some of the ways bells are used to celebrate Christmas.

Christmas Ornament Bells

Bells Make Great Ornaments

I love Christmas bell ornaments and have several on my tree each year. Here are a few I thought you might like.

Reed & Barton Christmas 2012 Bell, Year Marked 2012, 3-Inch
Reed & Barton Christmas 2012 Bell, Year Marked 2012, 3-Inch

You can collect one of these bells for each year.

Lenox Just Jingles Joy Bell, Christmas Ornament
Lenox Just Jingles Joy Bell, Christmas Ornament

I like this pretty round bell from lenox. It would make a classy gift too!


Candy Christmas Bells

Chocolate Christmas Bells

There are many kinds of chocolate bells. I like these simple ones wrapped in red and green foil. They will look cheery in a glass candy dish. They are also great to add to those Christmas stockings. I always like to put a little chocolate in each stocking.

Collector Christmas Bells

Lenox 2012 China Bell

The dated china bells are really wonderful gifts.

Waterford Crystal Christmas Bell

Waterford is always beautiful.

Precious Moments Christmas Bells are Ringing

I have a Precious Moments collection and I thought this darling bell ringer would be a great addition.

Mikasa Crystal Bell

Mikasa always puts out beautiful Christmas bells at modest prices. I have several of these in my collection.

What is your favorite collectible bell?

Are any of these on your favorite collectible list? If not, which of these appeals to you most.

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Christmas Decoration Bells

Wreath and Bell Decoration - Thomas Kinkade decoration.

Bells are used on many Christmas decorations. I love the Thomas Kinkade Christmas decorations. The details are always so wonderful.

Christmas Books-Bells

Jingle Bells Christmas Book

Jingle Bells is a very popular Christmas song for all ages. This children's book uses the popular song.

Christmas Novel

Each year in early December I find a Christmas novel to read. It is a great way to keep in the Christmas spirit. Christmas novels are normally light and easy reading, which is wonderful for this busy time of the year. After a day of baking or shopping it is nice to sit back, kick off my shoes, and settle in with a cheery Christmas book.

Christmas Music- Bells

Silver Bells Christmas Song - Christmas Music

Silver Bells is a very popular Christmas tune. Click on this video song and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas

Jingle Bells Rock

I love this rock and roll version!

There are many wonderful symbols for Christmas. I enjoy the nativity scene, Christmas bells, Christmas trees and wreaths, and all the brightly wrapped gifts. All of these things bring out the Christmas spirit for me. What symbols of Christmas do you enjoy over the holidays.

What is your favorite Christmas symbol? - stop by and leave me a note

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    • BuckHawkcenter profile image


      6 years ago

      What beautiful bells you have featured. Christmas just wouldn't the same without the delicate tinkling of bells.

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      6 years ago

      What beautiful bells you have featured. Christmas just wouldn't the same without the delicate tinkling of bells.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      6 years ago from United States

      Returning to see the additions! All of the Christmas bells are awesome!

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      6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Christmas bells are my favorite symbol of the Christmas season. I have several special 'bells', from fancy to homemade in ceramic by a friend who is a potter. And, like Mandee, I love the song 'Silver Bells'.

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      6 years ago

      Silver Bells is one of my all time favorite Christmas songs. Especially when sung by Robert Goulet.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I guess you figured that I loved Christmas Bells when you read my Christmas Treasures lens. I enjoyed this very much and lensrolled to My Christmas Treasures.

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      Dianne Loomos 

      7 years ago

      I do like bells and angels and stars too.

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      8 years ago

      I like Christmas Bells, but I also like stars made out of straw, and those glass balls.

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      8 years ago

      You know my dear? Silver Bells are now playing in my head. ;)

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      Vicki Green 

      8 years ago from Wandering the Pacific Northwest USA

      What a beautiful collection of bells!

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      Kate Loving Shenk 

      8 years ago from Lancaster PA

      Beautiful bells which when they ring, remind us to breathe!!

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      Sandy Mertens 

      8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Nice Christmas bell lens.

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      Lady Gotrocks 

      8 years ago

      Silver Bells was my mother's favorite Chistmas Song. She grew up in New York and would go to Macy's every Chistmas to see Santa. She remembers there was always someone out front ringing a little sliver bell.

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      the777group lm 

      8 years ago

      My favorite ornament is a Christmas dog - honestly! - that I've had since I was a kid!

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      8 years ago

      Nicely presented lens on Christmas bells! I love your selections.

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      Liz Mackay 

      8 years ago from United Kingdom

      Lovely seasonal lens Mary Beth.

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      Cheryl Paton 

      8 years ago from West Virginia

      Pretty selection.

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      Linda Jo Martin 

      8 years ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA

      That Waterford Crystal Christmas Bell is exquisite!

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      JenOfChicago LM 

      8 years ago

      Lovely! We collect bells too, and I love the ones you have chosen here.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      8 years ago from United States

      Beautiful Bells! I love all of the bells and ornaments you have featured here and a very pretty Christmas card. Totally awesome!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 

      8 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      So many lovely Christmas bells! Now I'm inspired to think about Christmas. I love the bells at Christmas, and also Christmas trees and holly.

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      Indigo Janson 

      8 years ago from UK

      I love Christmas bells too, especially sleigh bells. Holly, ribbons, snowflakes... there are many love Christmas symbols aren't there?


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