The holidays are upon us and because this year has been a doozy, holiday cheer is exactly what we need to close it out. Though many of the holidays we’ve celebrated this year have been stifled under quarantine mandates, the loosening of restrictions have come just in time.View Full Article…
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A baby’s very first Christmas is a momentous occasion. Help the happy parents commemorate it with the timeless gift of silver, complete with personalized engravings. Customize any of these precious pieces with the baby’s name, birthday, or initials. You could also consider other unique details, like the baby’s birth weight and length. Multiple styles of lettering are available, from fancy script to fun block letters.
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With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be wonder what to put in the stockings this year. Silver stocking stuffers are a thoughtful and versatile addition to your gift list this holiday season. There’s one for each special person in your life, and there are even affordable options for holiday shoppers on a budget.
The beauty of silver Christmas ornaments delights people as the holiday season rapidly approaches. Silver Superstore offers an impressive collection of truly outstanding decorations. This brief article highlights just a few of the attractive items in our inventory this year.
For fifty years, Gorham has been making the holidays a little merrier and brighter with the production of their annual silver snowflake Christmas ornament. Each year, Gorham fans eagerly await the roll out of the new snowflake to see how it differs from earlier designs.
Like nature’s snowflakes, no two ornaments are alike. Families collect each new ornament and eventually pass their treasured collections on to the next generation. For many, it would not be Christmas without a beautiful Gorham Silver Snowflake hanging from the branches of the family tree, perfectly reflecting its twinkling lights.View Full Article…
Baby’s first ornaments
The crackling fire, home-baked treats and classic movies are nice, but nothing makes the holidays more special than a new baby.
Baby’s first Christmas ornaments sell out quickly, so browse our selection and order your favorite soon. Just add the ornament to your shopping cart. Choose the engraving option to view our distinctive scripts. Your personalized gift will be treasured for years to come.
Here’s a peek at the 2019 collection to get you started.
It’s Christmas In July At Silver Superstore!
It’s an exceptionally hot summer, but one way to beat the heat is to look forward to Christmas. The idea of gently falling snow and glistening icicles has never seemed so appealing.
If you collect or make gifts of annually issued Christmas ornaments, it’s never too early to snatch up the new editions. The unique heirlooms start selling out before many collectors finish their Thanksgiving leftovers. Too, you should factor in time for custom engraving and shipping. Engraving makes any keepsake more personal.
We offer an impressive collection of finely crafted ornaments made by the world’s most respected silversmiths. Here are three popular designs, all made right here in the U.S., that are sure to delight year after year.
Wallace Sleigh Bell
A 16-year-old spoon-maker named Robert Wallace set up shop in the early 1800s. Wallace first issued its whimsical sleigh bell, which is often the top-selling ornament, in 1971.
As always, the three-dimensional motif circles the center of the round bell and frames the year. The 2018 Wallace Sleigh Bell features both holly and Santa Claus. The 2 3/4-inch silver-plated bell has a light, merry ring. The Wallace mark is stamped on the bottom.
We also offer the 24th-edition sterling silver version. The bells look as pretty collected in a bowl as they do dangling from a Christmas tree.
Each ornament comes with both red and white ribbons for hanging, a protective pouch, a gift box and a brochure. Because of their dainty size, we recommend limiting engraved messages to one line.
A History Of The Wallace Candy Cane
The 2019 Wallace Candy Cane is just one of the many classic ornaments that we offer at Silver Superstore. This piece has been released annually for decades, but where did it get its start?
A Brief History Of The Candy Cane
If a legend dating to 1670 is to be believed, the first candy cane was the brainchild of a German church choirmaster. Hoping to keep the little ones quiet during a reenactment of the Nativity, he asked a local confectioner to make what he described as “sugar sticks” for them.To justify doling out treats in church, the choirmaster suggested adding a crook at the top; with any luck, that would inspire the children to reflect on the humble shepherds in the scene.
This lovely story may have some basis in truth, but the first stick candies didn’t debut until confectioners competed for prizes at an exhibition in Massachusetts in 1837. The earliest recipe for a straight peppermint candy stick was published in 1844, and there’s mention made of a candy cane in an 1866 literary work. Candy canes as we now know them didn’t show up on Christmas trees until the early 1880s.
They’re still showing up today.