You won't be left out of the centuries old tradition of the Christmas pickle when you get the Noble Gems 3" Hand Blown Glass Christmas Pickle Ornament! While there are many stories about the origination of the Christmas pickle, the most famous begins in Germany. Parents would place the pickle ornament somewhere hidden among the tree branches and the first child to find it on Christmas morning would receive a special holiday gift and blessings throughout the following year. The tradition also has roots in medieval, Second World War, and Civil War stories. Whichever folk lore you prefer, the practice will bring the story to life in your home. This pickle ornament comes from the Kurt Adler collections and is made of blown glass. The ornament measures 3" in length. Make the Christmas Pickle Ornament a part of your family's holiday traditions this year and for many to come!