From Santa to Snowmen: Celebrating Classic Christmas Characters with Christopher Radko

'Tis the season to be jolly, and nothing puts us in a festive mood like the familiar classics that we look forward to seeing year after year. There is little more magical than those quintessential characters that remind us of our favorite Christmas scenes, and we love making those the staple of our Christmas décor – both on the tree and around the house. At Christopher Radko, each of our designer ornaments is intricately detailed and expertly handcrafted from traditional mouth-blown European glass, giving every one of these beloved characters its own story. Making the perfect gift or new addition to your own holiday display, these characters will be sure to bring joy all season long!

Snowmen - A Winter Wonderland Delight

Who doesn't love a good snowman? This iconic, cheery character represents the joy and purity of winter, and the hope of a snow day or a white Christmas.  Through our handmade ornaments, snow globes and other festive décor, Christopher Radko pays homage to the classic snowman, the beach-going snowman, the snowman who loves a sweet treat, and snowmen of many other fun and festive themes.  Adorned with colorful scarves, hats, and accessories, these designer snowman ornaments will surely add a touch of whimsy and wintery charm to your Christmas tree. 

Reindeer & Friends - Our Faithful Companions

From Santa’s trusty reindeer to cute penguins and cuddly woodland creatures – animals make up some of our favorite adorable Christmas characters. These lovable figures give a warm and inviting feel to your Christmas décor that is unmatched.  Favorite story time characters, cherished family pets and a general love for the animal kingdom inspire Christoper Radko’s animal ornament collection - full of characters that will bring sweet amusement to your Christmas tree.  

Nutcrackers - A Holiday Tradition

With its timeless charm and mesmerizing presence, the nutcracker is a special Christmas symbol, reminding us of the joy and magic of this festive time. Adorning mantles, bookshelves, Christmas trees and beyond, nutcrackers add a regal touch to your décor like no other Christmas character. From traditional and elegant to bold and colorful, these designer nutcrackers will add a touch of sophistication to your holiday decorations, and make for a memorable gift for the collector in your life.

Santa Claus - The Star of Christmas

Last, but of course not least…Santa Claus is undoubtedly the most iconic character of the Christmas season, and Christopher Radko does not disappoint when it comes to capturing his spirit in our various ornament collections. From vintage-inspired Santas to modern versions, and Americana Santas vs. European ones, our vast array of handmade collector Santa ornaments show just how many beautiful ways Santa can come to life. You can never have too many Santas on your tree, and we are proud to bring you specialty Santa ornaments year after year that allow you to grow your one-of-a-kind collection!

Celebrate the Christmas Classics with Christopher Radko

From Santa to snowmen and reindeer to nutcrackers, you simply can’t go wrong with these beloved classic Christmas characters, and Christopher Radko's collection celebrates them in all kinds of creative and unique styles. These hand painted ornaments are not just decorations, but cherished pieces of art that will bring joy to your home for years to come. So, this holiday season, why not add a touch of nostalgia and magic to your décor with an iconic character that is close to your heart. Trust us; Santa would approve! Happy decorating!