- Discover the heritage brand behind the iconic Wallace Sleigh Bells.
- Uncover Wallace Silversmiths' intricate process in crafting these fine sterling silver treasures.
- Learn how to care for your silver sleigh bell to keep it shining for years to come.
Jingle all the way into the whimsical world of Wallace Sleigh Bells, where the chime of Christmas is crafted into a shiny bauble of joy.
But who, you ask with bated breath and a twinkle in your eye, is the mastermind behind these melodious trinkets?
Buckle up, Santa's helpers, for a sleigh ride into the heart of silver splendor!
The Craftsmen Behind the Jingle
Who makes Wallace sleigh bells, you ponder?
Well, it's none other than the venerable Wallace Silversmiths, a name that rings through the halls of silver crafting history like a well-polished Sterling Silver dinner bell.
The skilled Wallace Silversmiths have been fashioning fine sterling silver into objects of desire since the dawn of your great-great-grandmother's Christmas memories.
Each Sterling silver sleigh bell is a beautifully handcrafted ornament, a testament to the brand's commitment to quality and tradition.
A Sterling History of Shiny Things
Wallace Silversmiths didn't just fall off Santa's sleigh; they've been around since 1835, making them older than the fruitcake in your pantry!
With a legacy that spans nearly two centuries, Wallace Silversmiths have been turning sterling silver into heirlooms, one ornament at a time.
Their annual series of sterling silver sleigh bells is a festive motif that has jingled its way into the hearts of collectors worldwide.
The Making of a Magnificent Adornment
Each year's sleigh bell features a unique design, from trees wrapped in ribbons to gingerbread men dancing in sugarplum dreams.
These limited-edition collectibles are embossed with the year, making them a timeless addition to any Christmas tree.
But how do Wallace Silversmiths transform a lump of sterling silver into a beautifully handcrafted ornament?
It's a secret recipe that includes a dash of creativity, a sprinkle of craftsmanship, and a whole lot of polishing.
The Silver Sleigh Bell: A Star on Your Tree
Imagine your Christmas tree, now add a silver sleigh bell by Wallace, and voilà, you've got yourself a festive centerpiece that outshines Rudolph's nose on a foggy night.
Each beautifully handcrafted ornament bell comes with one red ribbon and one white ribbon for hanging, allowing you to customize your holiday décor faster than you can say "ho ho ho."
The Packaging: More Than Just a Box
When you receive your silver sleigh bell, it's not just tossed in a sack like a lump of coal.
Oh no, it comes in an original factory box, cradled in a protective velvet pouch, or should we say, a soft pouch of Christmas magic?
This ensures your precious cargo arrives ready to be the belle of the jingle ball.
The Art of Silver Polish: Keep It Shiny!
Silver polish is the fairy godmother of silver care.
To keep your sterling silver bells ringing brightly, special instructions are included with each bell. A little buff here, a little polish there, and your bell will sparkle like the star of Bethlehem!
The Gingerbread Man's Silver Escape
Imagine, if you will, a gingerbread man, freshly baked and frosted, making a daring escape from the holiday kitchen.
But where does he go?
Straight to the Wallace silver sleigh bell workshop, of course!
There, he's immortalized in sterling silver plate, becoming part of the year's sleigh bell features.
Each year, a new design is added to the collection, and this year, our spicy little friend has found his way onto a bell, running as fast as he can around the tree motif, forever trying to escape the clutches of hungry holiday revelers.
Now, he's no longer just any gingerbread man.
This year he's got style, panache, and a silverplate sleigh bell for a chariot!
Engraved with an initial, the Gingerbread man on a (silver plate) sterling silver sleigh bell becomes the perfect personalized gift! He's a testament to the whimsy and joy of the season, a tiny figure that brings a chuckle every time you see him dangling from the Christmas tree.
Just don't try to take a bite - this gingerbread man is strictly for decoration!
Holly Jolly Engravings
Engraving a Wallace bell isn't just about putting a name or a date on a shiny piece of metal.
Oh no, it's about etching in the laughter, the memories, and maybe a little bit of that Christmas magic.
Imagine gifting a silver plate sleigh bell with a cheeky message, or perhaps with someone's initials - it's these little touches that turn a gift into a story, a laugh, and a treasured keepsake.
So go ahead, engrave a joke, and let the sterling silver sleigh bell ring out with glee every time it's given a shake.
The Perfect Christmas Gift: Ding Dong Merrily on High
Searching for a gift for Christmas that says, "I put thought into this"?
Then look no further than a sterling silver plated sleigh bell from Wallace. Wallace's sleigh bells are the kind of gift that makes you want to pat yourself on the back while sipping eggnog by the fireplace.
Engraving: Personalize Your Jingling Joy
Then if you want to make your silver sleigh bell even more special - add engraving!
Whether it's initials, a special event, or a festive motif, an engraved sterling silver sleigh bell is like a Christmas card that doesn't end up in the recycling bin.
The Collection: A Symphony of Bells
For the silver sleigh bell collectors out there, each year adds a new chapter to the Wallace sleigh bell anthology.
Picture a sterling silver sleigh bell collection of these shiny beauties, each years sleigh bell features its unique motif, its own red ribbon, protective velvet pouch, and story, each a reflection of Christmases past, present, and yet to come.
Contact and Shipping: Santa's Got Nothing on Us
In the age of instant gratification, waiting for your sterling silver sleigh bell might seem as long as the night before Christmas.
But fear not!
Wallace Silversmiths have sleigh bell shipping down to a science. Just a few clicks and your sterling silver sleigh bell is on its way to your Christmas tree faster than Santa's sleigh on a tailwind.
Special Instructions: A Note on Care
Each sterling silver sleigh bell comes with a note of special instructions because, like a Christmas sweater, it needs a little TLC.
Follow the guidelines, and your magnificent sterling silver (magnificent adornment) sleigh bell will be the gift that keeps on giving, year after year.
The Quantity Question: How Many Bells Can One Tree Hold?
When it comes to decorating your tree with bells, the question isn't how many bells you need, but how many bells can you handle.
With each bell being a limited-edition collectible, the answer is as many as you can get your mittens on!
The Center of Christmas: A Bell of Your Own
At the center of every Christmas is a tradition, and Wallace sleigh bells can be the heart of yours.
One ornament, one tree, and a lifetime of memories, all wrapped up in a shiny silver package and red ribbon for hanging.
We've Got Some A's to Some of Your Q's
Q: Can I purchase a Wallace sterling silver bell from previous years?
A: While each bell is a limited-edition collectible, you may find previous years' bells through collectors or specialty retailers. Contact Wallace Silversmiths or authorized dealers for availability.
Q: How do I clean and care for my Wallace sterling silver bell?
A: Each bell comes with special instructions for care. Generally, use a quality silver polish and a soft cloth to maintain its luster. Avoid harsh chemicals and store it in a protective velvet pouch when not in use.
Q: Are Wallace sleigh bells made in the USA?
A: Yes, Wallace Silversmiths prides itself on crafting these beautiful ornaments in the USA, ensuring each bell rings with the sound of hand craftsmanship by skilled silversmiths.
Q: Which edition is the 2023 sterling silver plated sleigh bell?
A: The 2023 sterling silver plated sleigh bell is the 53rd edition in this annual series from Wallace. This years' sleigh bell features a beautiful limited-edition, sterling silver collectible that comes embossed with the year 2023 and features a Christmas tree and gingerbread man motif. It's a beautifully handcrafted ornament that will make a wonderful adornment for any tree or mantelpiece. It comes in a gift box and includes a red ribbon and a protective velvet pouch.
Q: How can you tell if you are buying a Sterling Silver or silver-plated sleigh bell?
Because pricing will vary drastically depending on whether the bell is Sterling silver or silver plate - it's also a dead giveaway. Though visually you can't tell they're different in any way, silver plate bells are less expensive and easier to find than Sterling silver bells.
And That's It!
In the jolly land of holiday cheer, Wallace Silversmiths reign supreme as the creators of the coveted Wallace Sleigh Bells.
These fine sterling silver ornaments are not just decorations; they're the keepers of tradition, the heralds of Christmas past, and the shiny beacons of festive joy.
Each bell, lovingly crafted by skilled silversmiths, is a limited edition collectible that comes with its own set of care instructions to ensure it remains a magnificent adornment for years to come.
Whether it's a gift, a personal treat, or a new addition to your annual series, a Wallace sleigh bell is a Christmas treasure that rings true to the spirit of the season.