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Owl Christmas Tree Ornaments

Updated on December 1, 2014

Owl Christmas Ornaments

My mother collects owls so I decided to look for an owl Christmas ornament to give her this year. I was amazed at the fantastic selection that was available, so I brought them all together in one place for everyone to enjoy!

Owls have a somewhat mixed reputation around the world with some cultures revering them and others shunning them, but personally I love owls and think that these owl Christmas ornaments are gorgeous.

Just look at the image opposite - wouldn't you love a [fake] snow laden Christmas trees decorated with Snowy owls and silver baubles?

This photo is the author's own and may not be used without written permission from Lou165 herself.

Owl Ornaments I've Fallen in Love With

Cute Owl Ornaments for Your Christmas Tree

I have absolutely fallen in love with these owl ornaments as they really do look like real owls on your Christmas tree ...... well maybe they're not quite big enough, but you know what I mean!

Some of the gorgeous owl Christmas ornaments available
Some of the gorgeous owl Christmas ornaments available | Source

If you like any of these realistic looking ornaments made with things like feathers and sisal to give them some real country charm then you'll want to check out the Christmas Tree Ideas page on Owl Christmas Ornaments. You can purchase all of the ones featured in the photo above on that page and the site itself is (as the name suggests) has lots of other cool ideas for your Christmas tree.

Now back to our nocturnal bird friends.........

More Owl Christmas Ornaments

Old World Christmas BARN OWL 18023 Owc Ornament Clip On Bird New
Old World Christmas BARN OWL 18023 Owc Ornament Clip On Bird New

This Barn Owl ornament is made from hand painted glass and has a clip so that you can just clip it onto the branch of your Christmas tree instead of the traditional hanging ornaments.

Old World Christmas Glass Blown Ornaments for Christmas Tree Spotted Owl, Brown/Tan/Green
Old World Christmas Glass Blown Ornaments for Christmas Tree Spotted Owl, Brown/Tan/Green

This hand painted glass ornament is of a Spotted Owl which is an endangered species in western North America. The fact that so many people love owls however mean that the Spotted Owl's plight has seen it become a pin-up bird for people promoting environmental awareness and fighting to save ancient forests and the wildlife that live in them.

Old World Christmas Glass Blown Ornaments for Christmas Tree Pygmy Owl
Old World Christmas Glass Blown Ornaments for Christmas Tree Pygmy Owl

This Pygmy Owl ornament is also a hand painted glass Christmas ornament and sparkles nicely as glitter has been used in the paint to make it really stand out on your tree.

Old World Christmas Glass Blown Ornaments for Christmas Tree Wise Owl
Old World Christmas Glass Blown Ornaments for Christmas Tree Wise Owl

I love that this old world style owl ornament is perched on his own branch, I think it really adds to the whole look and again the detailed painting is gorgeous.


Set of 3 Owl Ornaments

This set of owl ornaments can bring a touch of cheer when they're hung up anywhere throughout the year, but when the holiday season comes around they are perfect for adorning your Christmas tree.The bright, retro color of these adorable owl ornaments really put the cheer into holiday cheer.

Fun Owl Christmas Ornaments
Fun Owl Christmas Ornaments

Buy the Set of 3 Owl Ornament Set on Amazon via this link.

Set of 6 Owl Christmas Ornaments

Brought to you by the king of Christmas Ornaments himself - Kurt Adler - these owl ornaments are multi-colored and designed to add a touch of fun to your holiday decor.

In Aboriginal lore the owls are the souls of women who have passed........that must be why owls are also portrayed as wise!!!

Wise Owl Christmas Ornaments

I have always been of the belief that owls are very wise, this may be because of Owl in Winnie the Pooh always knew everything! When people graduate they sometimes get owl inspired graduation gifts or cake which further ratifies the belief of owls being wise. So if you know someone who knows everything or someone who's just graduated from college then maybe you could buy them an owl Christmas ornament.

Snowy Owl Christmas Ornaments - Owl Christmas Ornaments

Christmas and snow go together really well and Snowy Owls are really beautiful so it seemed only right that they should have their own section!!!

Caroling Owl 1983 Hallmark Ornament QX4117
Caroling Owl 1983 Hallmark Ornament QX4117

Another of my favorites - a carolling owl what more can I say??? He also looks like a very young and cute fella, doesn't he?


How Many Owl Christmas Ornaments Should You Have?

Did You Know?

There are beliefs over what it means to see a certain number of owls?

1 owl means impending death

2 owls means success in imminent venture

3 owls means woman will be married into the family

4 owls means disturbance

5 owls means imminent travel

6 owls means guests arriving

7 owls means mental distress

8 owls means sudden death

9 owls means good fortune

So I think this means that I need 2 owls on my tree or 9 owls on my tree, how many will you be buying?

How Many Owl Christmas Ornaments Will You Be Hanging?

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    • sheilamarie78 profile image


      6 years ago from British Columbia

      These are adorable! I like the numbers list, too.

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      7 years ago

      We have an owl collector in the family, and I never even thought to look for a Christmas ornament for her! Thanks for sharing this great gift idea!

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      Lorelei Cohen 

      7 years ago from Canada

      So many of the old superstitions and wives tales actually seem to belong to animal behavior rather than our own. An owl is death to other smaller birds, but to us it is harmless, and more apt to hide than attack. The owls imagine is beautifully natural and I love the Christmas ornaments.

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      7 years ago

      Pretty cool to decorate the tree with owls.

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      Rhonda Albom 

      7 years ago from New Zealand

      Love the owls.

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      Nancy Johnson 

      7 years ago from Mesa, Arizona

      Interesting folklore I did not know on what the number of owls means. I definitely will be looking to put 9 on my tree this year! I love the snowy owls but my tree is white so I may buy the brown ones so we can see them.

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      Shelly Sellers 

      7 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      These owl ornaments and Christmas decorations are too cute :) I might even grab one for myself! Blessed!

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      7 years ago

      Owls would look so natural in a Christmas tree. Lovely ornaments.

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      7 years ago

      I fell in love with your realistic looking little owls too and 2 or 9 are definitely the numbers to go with...maybe both! The 6 reminded me of my Grandma, she knew company was coming when her palms itched and was never surprised to see us. I love that you added the sweetness of maybe that's why owls are considered wise after letting us know that lore has it that they represent the souls of departed Aboriginal always give us a little extra along the way, congratulations on home page honors!

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      7 years ago

      I love the brown feathered owl on a branch; but they are all so cute. Nice lens.

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      Expat Mamasita 

      7 years ago from Thailand


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      randomthings lm 

      7 years ago

      These are SO cute!

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      Jeri Baker 

      7 years ago

      Owls are just so cool. Nice lens.

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      7 years ago


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      7 years ago

      These are super cute!

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      pennyhart lm 

      7 years ago

      I love the ones made out of the natural materials! Wildlife on Christmas trees is so cute!

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      7 years ago

      Very cool lens. I didn't know there were so many!

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      7 years ago

      Very interesting and cute owl ornaments.

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      SunshineLife LM 

      7 years ago

      These owl decorations are great and I know someone who will love them. Thanks

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      7 years ago

      I never thought of hanging owls on my Christmas tree as ornaments. What a very clever way to decorate a Christmas tree. Owls are very special to me because of an incident when I was much younger. I hold owls very dear to my heart.

      Did you know this was on the Front Page?!? Congratulations! I'm so glad you were on the Front Page because I truly enjoyed reading this very interesting page about owls as Christmas Tree Ornaments.

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      Michey LM 

      7 years ago

      I never cross my mind that owl can be great ornament, but you convince me.

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      daisychainsaw lm 

      7 years ago

      What a l;ovely lens! I`ll be looking out for owl decorations for my tree! Thanks for sharing!

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      7 years ago

      Aww! So cute ornament.birdpen

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      7 years ago

      gorgeous lens love the gold owl decorations

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      Itaya Lightbourne 

      7 years ago from Topeka, KS

      I love owls and these are just so pretty! Angel Blessings. :)

    • morgaann profile image


      7 years ago

      this is great piece of work

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      7 years ago

      My mother would LOVE these! She collects owls! Blessed!

    • treehousebrando1 profile image


      7 years ago

      I love owls. There is just something about them! White owls in Winter are beautiful! Such elegant creatures!

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      anne mohanraj 

      7 years ago

      Cute collections!

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      7 years ago

      The owls are super gorgeous!!

    • loveanime22 profile image


      7 years ago

      great collection very cute owl

    • RavenRunner profile image


      7 years ago

      Is that Hedwig? What a great themed tree idea!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      7 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      So cute! My daughter loves owls.

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      Mickie Gee 

      7 years ago

      What a wonderful collection of owl ornaments. I know one grandchild who would love them.

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      PianoGeek LM 

      7 years ago

      I love these owls. I have a couple ceramic ones in the house and this inspires me to get a few for my xmas tree.

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      Lora Riley 

      7 years ago

      I like the owl theme

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      7 years ago

      i love these! i know what to do this year :D

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      8 years ago

      i like this lens... and I love christmas

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      E L Seaton 

      8 years ago from Virginia

      Great job on this lens. Keep up the good work until it's Christmas and the Christmas Owl brings gifts to all us good squids.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      8 years ago from United States

      These are truly fabulous owl ornaments! They would be perfect for any Christmas tree.

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      8 years ago

      Thank you for featuring my ornament on your lense.

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      8 years ago

      Thanks for including my Christmas owl design.



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