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Snow Globes

Decorate your home with the sights and sounds of the season. Our Christmas snow globes feature charming Yuletide scenes encased in glass. Browse our animated and musical snow globe selections today.

The History of Christmas Snow Globes

Also known as water globes or snowdomes, snow globe collectibles were first spotted in Europe in the late 19th century. Faux snow added a playful touch to glass-domed paperweights, which were popular in the late 1800s. Then, an Austrian surgical instrument manufacturer patented Christmas globes in 1900. It was an accidental invention that came about while experimenting with light bulb brightness. The reflective particles he used in a water-filled glass globe fell like snow. Back then, snow globes usually featured tiny church replicas. Eventually, the designs of Christmas snow globes evolved. For instance, modern snow globes feature Father Christmas figurines and charming village silhouettes.

Relive Magical Moments

Bring the magic and sparkle of winter into your home with snow globe collectibles. A gentle shake is all it takes to make the scenery come alive with delightful flurries. Relive your favourite Christmas memories with these joyful winter scenes. Our musical snow globes feature adorable Christmas icons painted by hand. Some are also illuminated to add an enchanting effect. These delicate details capture the lively spirit of the season. 

Enjoy Merry Melodies

Set the ambience with a new musical addition to your Christmas collection. Hum along to your favourite Christmas carols with musical snow globes. Classic tunes like "We Wish You a Merry Christmas," "Deck the Halls," and "Oh Christmas Tree" accompany festive scenes to liven up your display and lift everyone’s spirits.

Decorating with Christmas Snow Globes

Complete your seasonal home décor with colourful Christmas globes. Then, showcase your collection with other precious tabletop accents and Christmas decorations. Recreate bright winter scenes on your coffee or console tables. Add them as charming accessories to your shelves. Match them with your mantel decorations, too. Why not pair your stockings with Father Christmas snow globes? Or, choose snowdomes featuring pine trees that complement your Christmas tree. 

Use snow globe collectibles to bring cheer to your workspace. Shake the snowdomes to reminisce childhood Christmas memories. Play their merry tunes to brighten your day and bring a smile to those around you. A snow globe also has practical uses. It can double as a paperweight for stacks of documents or bookends for your library. 

Musical Snow Globes as a Gift Idea

Send Christmas snow globes to special people in your life as thoughtful presents. Give them more ways to decorate their homes in the spirit of the season. Our precious Christmas globes make unique gifts that are sure to please kids and grown-ups alike.

Celebrate Christmas with delightful and heart-warming scenes. Shop Balsam Hill’s collection of Christmas snow globes and other seasonal decorations today.