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Jeweled Pickle Ornament

$16.50 USD

The Christmas pickle is a holiday tradition for many. A decoration in the shape of a pickle is hidden on a Christmas tree, with the finder receiving either a reward or good fortune for the following year. There are a number of different origin stories attributed to the tradition, including an origination in Germany. This theory has since been discounted, and it is now thought to be an American tradition created in the late 19th century.

One suggested origin has been that the tradition came from Camp Sumter during the American Civil War. The Bavarian-born Private John C. Lower had enlisted in the 103rd Pennsylvania Infantry, but was captured in April 1864 and taken to the prison camp. As the story is told, on Christmas Eve he begged a guard for a pickle while starving. The guard provided the pickle, which Lower later credited for saving his life. After returning to his family, he began a tradition of hiding a pickle on their Christmas tree each year.

Whatever the origin, this is the perfect ornament to start (or even carry on) a fun tradition with your own family.

  • Materials: Glass
  • Finish: Green
  • Dimensions: 4"H x 1.75"W x 1.25"D

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Order Total: Shipping Charge

Up to $15.00: $5.99
$15.01 - $25.00: $6.99
$25.01 - $35.00: $7.99
$35.01 - $45.00: $8.99
$45.01 - $55.00: $10.99
$55.01 - $75.00: $11.99
$75.01 - $95.00: $13.99
$95.01 - $150.00: $16.99
$150.01 and over: 12% of order total

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Items can be shipped to a P.O. box. However, we regret that rush orders, extra large items and those shipped directly from the manufacture cannot be sent to a P.O. box. 

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Item(s) may be return it to us for store credit or a refund provided that we receive the returned merchandise within 30 days of receipt, or before December 20th (whichever comes first) AND merchandise must be in unused, sellable condition including all hardware, tags, instructions, any accessories that may have come with the item and is in its original sealed packaging. Please note: shipping charges cannot be refunded.

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