Whether your holiday decorating technique is voluptuous Victorian, jovial folk art, or cheery mid-century modern, silver Christmas decorations are able to add the perfect and amazing touch.
If you love and admire the shimmer and dazzle of silver, Christmas is the ideal and perfect time to indulge. Silver ornaments of all types, from authentic and real sterling heirloom treasures of craftsmanship to frankly-fake creations in foil or plastic, are able to play a starring role in any Christmas decor.
Vintage Style for Classic Victorian Elegance
Silver tones were very well-liked throughout the Victorian era, and intricate silver ornaments adorned with carvings, set with stones, and ornamented with elaborate filigree were well-liked memento gifts that were passed from generation to generation.
Few of us are lucky enough to really have possession of antique Victorian silver ornaments, but modern sterling ornaments such as the Gorham 2010 Snowflake Ornament, 41st Edition or the Reed & Barton Williamsburg Chippendale Sterling Silver Filigree Cross ornament arrest the core of Victorian approach delightfully.
Silver accents are also great to add a dash of Victorian drama and elegance to mantelpieces and tabletops. Fill up a classic silver bowl like Reed & Barton’s Paul Revere 8-Inch Silver-plated Bowl with multi-colored fruit and tuck in various sprigs of fir or pine for true turn of the century style.
Attach a Warm Glow to Folk Art Decor
If you love and admire the simple, homey warmth of Folk Art Christmas decorating, depend on silver accents to attach just the right amount of sparkle and shine. The soft shine of silver Christmas ornaments works marvelously in mixture with natural materials and provides even the simplest arrangements a joyful holiday touch.
Think about a Christmas classic such as the Wallace 2010 Silver-Plated Sleigh Bell Ornament, 40th Anniversary Edition to transport a touch of silver to wreaths or arrangements. These beautiful ornaments are dated, making them perfect heirlooms to be valued for generations.
Silver Glitters in Mid-Century Retro Accent
Silver tones, from sterling to chrome, were crazily all the rage for the period of the post-war period of the fifties and sixties. Convey some authentic retro flair to your holiday decor with ornaments featuring clean lines, such as the Reed & Barton Annual Sterling Silver Dated Christmas Bell. This engraved, dated heirloom-in-the-making goes completely perfect with retro decor.
The smooth stylized shapes characteristic of retro decorating are echoed in a lot of modern silver decorations that portray traditional Christmas holiday shapes such as trees, stars, bells, or Santa figures. On a tree or wreath they’ll add an unmistakably retro touch.
More Ideas for Silver Christmas Decorations
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Silver Christmas decorations ideas are only one thing that should make a lasting impression on your friends and family in Xmas day. For other ideas, you can start out by opting for a style that goes harmoniously your personality and the main design theme or the perfect mixture of decor to create the holidays come to life in your lovely home.