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Christopher Radko

After the loss of his family's heirloom ornaments in 1984, Christopher Rakdo embarked on a journey to create exquisite, mouth-blown European glass ornaments, sourcing from skilled Polish craftsmen. Partnering with Polish artisans, Radko's intricate, mouth-blown European glass ornaments epitomize timeless elegance and unique artistry. Adorned by celebrities and dignitaries, his pieces have decorated the White House and Vice Presidential residence.

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Christopher Radko

Once upon a holiday night, the joyous sparkle of the Radko family's Christmas tree was shattered, just like the more than 1,000 vintage mouth-blown glass ornaments that lay in pieces beneath the fallen tree. Christopher Radko, left heartbroken and longing to recapture the lost splendor of his family's cherished ornaments, embarked on a quest to replace the irreplaceable.

Despite an exhaustive search, Christopher discovered that no existing ornaments could hold a candle to his family's broken heirlooms. In the face of this realization, his path became clear: he would recreate the lost ornaments himself. This resolve marked the humble beginning of the now-renowned Christopher Radko ornaments.

In the spirit of rediscovery, Christopher collaborated with a skilled Polish glassblower to resurrect his family's lost treasures. This partnership's fruits were nothing short of exquisite, leading to the debut of sixty unique and intricate designs by 1985. From these early triumphs, a respected and cherished business blossomed, one that would, over thirty-five years, bring forth over eighteen million fine European glass ornaments.

Christopher Radko's creations have transcended mere decorations, becoming integral elements of familial holiday traditions across the United States. His endeavor has expanded to include an array of holiday décor lines, including the revered “Home for the Holidays” collection. This line enchants households with an assortment of ceramic cookie jars, enchanting snow globes, luxurious tree skirts, and silky stockings, offering something special for every family.

In a tribute to the American ornament traditions of the 1940s and 50s, Christopher introduced the Shiny Brite™ line, a range distinguished by its spectacular colors, unique shapes, and a vintage aesthetic. This collection is a beacon of nostalgia, reminiscent of childhood holiday memories, and a celebration of historic American holiday décor.

Christopher Radko's ornaments are born in artisanal Polish factories, brought to life by a team of adept artists and craftsmen. The process, reflective of Renaissance-era techniques, involves meticulous hand crafting. From initial carving and molding to the intricate art of glass blowing and silvering, every step is performed with passion, precision, and a dedication to excellence. The ornaments reach completion with the careful hand-painting of each delicate detail, a task that demands unmatched skill and weeks of work.

The extraordinary holiday treasures created by the Christopher Radko Company have not only adorned countless homes worldwide but have also graced the White House, the Kennedy Center, and the personal collections of a multitude of celebrities, including Elton John, Oprah Winfrey, and Robert DeNiro. These magical heirlooms stand as testaments to Christopher Radko's commitment to beauty, quality, and the preservation of cherished holiday traditions, bringing boundless joy and creating timeless memories in homes around the globe.

Christopher Radko Product Reviews

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Great customer service Great customer service when I had an inquiry about my order. Amazing ship Price to Hawaii for my order. Thanks!

Lara Oshiro

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Beautifully realistic and great price! These garlands are the most realistic I’ve seen and the price can’t be beat! I’ve purchased 4 so far andplan to get more.

Melissa

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Halloween village. Fantastic, had just what I needed. Fast shipping and great packaging. Will purchase from again when needed. Thanks

Kenneth

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Fast and safe shipping.

Jonnie Jarrells

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prompt service--great selection!

Shirley Wooden

Christopher Radko FAQ

What makes Christopher Radko Ornaments unique?

Christopher Radko Ornaments are handcrafted, glass Christmas ornaments. Each piece is meticulously designed and created with fine details, vibrant colors, and a high level of artistry, making every ornament a unique work of art.

How should I care for and clean my Christopher Radko Ornaments?

Handle your ornaments gently to avoid chipping or breaking. To clean, lightly dust the ornament with a soft, dry cloth. Avoid using cleaning solutions or water as they can damage the ornament's finish.

Does Christopher Radko release new designs every year?

Yes, Christopher Radko releases new ornament designs each year, often reflecting various themes, characters, and festivities. These new releases are eagerly anticipated by collectors and holiday enthusiasts.

How are Christopher Radko Ornaments made?

Each ornament undergoes a detailed production process that includes hand-painting and the application of intricate details. The process can take up to a week for a single ornament, ensuring the utmost quality and artistry.

Are Christopher Radko Ornaments limited edition?

Some Christopher Radko Ornaments are released as limited editions. These ornaments are produced in restricted quantities, making them sought-after collectibles.

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