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Trivia: Ornament History

Ornaments 1995 - 1997

1995

Most of the newly released ornaments for 1995 were part of the Santa's Workshop theme, although Enesco released new "First Christmas" ornaments for both baby and couples.
  
  • Bear With Ice Skates (Dated 1995) -- This ornament ended up being the year's only dated ornament.
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  • Bear Dressed As Santa Ornament (1995-2001) -- One of the Santa's Workshop Ornaments, it was the only one of the group to not be suspended the next year.
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  • Elf With Candy Cane (1995-1996) -- One of the Santa's Workshop Ornaments, it was suspended in 1996.
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  • Elf Bear With Doll (1995-1996) -- One of the Santa's Workshop Ornaments, it was suspended in 1996.
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  • Elf Bear With Reindeer (1995-1996) -- One of the Santa's Workshop Ornaments, it was suspended in 1996.
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  • Girl Holding Tray Of Cookies (1995-1996) -- One of the Santa's Workshop Ornaments, it was suspended in 1996.
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  • Baby's First Christmas on Cloud (1995-2000) -- Also referred to as Baby Angel On Cloud, this ornament is one of the Baby's First Christmas ornaments.
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  • Our First Christmas Together (1995-1996) -- This ornament is the second of the Our First Christmas ornaments. Minus the banner, this ornament resembles the Cheryl and Carl figurine.
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  • Paper Nativity Ornaments (1995) -- Enesco released a sheet of cardboard that had six nativity punch-out ornaments. The picture is taken from Enesco's 1995 Cherished Teddies Collection catalog.
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  • Gift Tag Hanging Ornaments (1995) -- Enesco also released a sheet of six gift tag hanging ornaments. The picture is taken from Enesco's 1995 Cherished Teddies Collection catalog.
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  • Decoupage Ball Ornaments (1995) -- The first decoupage ball ornaments were released as a set of three. The picture is taken from Enesco's 1995 Cherished Teddies Collection catalog.
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    1996

    Priscilla Hillman played with blocks and dangling items for some of the new 1996 figurines, and the year's ornaments reflected this theme.
      
  • Bear With Dangling Mittens (1996-1999) -- This ornament was the first non-limited edition ornament to be retired (in 1999), rather than suspended.
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  • Santa With HoHo Blocks (1996-1999) -- One of a set of two ornaments with blocks, this ornament was retired in 1999. The other related ornament is Santa with Joy Blocks.
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  • Santa With Joy Blocks (1996-1999) -- One of a set of two ornaments with blocks, this ornament was retired in 1999. The other related ornament is Santa with HoHo Blocks.
  • 1997

    New ornaments for 1997 include the first ceramic ornament, Giving You My Heart, and the first artplas ornament, Cherish The Joy.
      
  • Bear With Dangling Snow Flakes (Dated 1997) -- This ornament was limited to one year of production.
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  • Cherish The Joy (1997) -- To celebrate five years of Cherished Teddies, this artplas ornament was released as part of the Treasury Mastepiece Editions ornaments, and it was the first issue of the "Enesco Artist" series. This ornament contains five figurines, one to commemorate each year of Cherished Teddies, with a loose miniature ornament in the left drawer. Click on the picture for better details.
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  • Giving You My Heart (1997) -- Not only was this ornament the first ceramic Cherished Teddies ornament, but it was also a part of the second series of the Enesco Artists' Gallery collection and was limited to one year of production. The base of the ornament has Priscilla Hillman's engraved signature. This ornament was only available in the U.S.
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