Pancakes are traditionally served on Candlemas and Shrove Tuesday to celebrate renewal, family life and hopes for good fortune and happiness. It is customary in France to touch the handle of the frying pan and make a wish while the pancake is turned, holding a coin in the hand.
The short stack measures 3.25". Each figural glass ornament produced by Old World Christmas is hand crafted in age-old tradition using the same techniques that originated in the 1800's. Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds made exclusively for Old World Christmas, before a hot solution of liquid silver is poured inside. The ornaments are then hand-painted and glittered in a series of labor-intensive steps to achieve the beautiful creations.