Inspired by the well-known Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, hang this Partridge in a Pear Tree decoration up proudly on your Christmas Tree and watch it sparkle as it catches the light. Embroidered by hand in India using the centuries-old technique of ‘Zardozi’, this Christmas tree decoration is a beautiful example of traditional craftsmanship. Originally used to adorn regalia, this Zardozi embroidery work features ornate gold thread, enhanced with sequins and faux pearls.
I started buying my husband Christmas ornaments back when we were dating. Once we had kids, I continued the tradition, but a few years ago I was having trouble finding “the perfect one” for each child. That’s when I decided to start MAKING my own ornaments. Now, my daughters and I pick one Saturday in December, turn on Christmas music, and get creating. I imagine that someday when they have their first apartment, they will look back with special memories as they unpack all their ornam…