Nurse's Cap Ornament
Nurse's Cap Ornament - 1 1/2" Hanging Glass Ornament - by Old World Christmas - Wonderfully accented with sparkles.
A perfect ornament for a nurse - great gift for a nursing school graduate.
When not adorning a Christmas tree - Display on a Family Tree.
Originally intended to cover a nurse's hair for hygienic purposes, the Nurse's Cap became an object of pride for nursing students. Receiving a cap was an important achievement! No longer mandatory, it still symbolizes the nursing profession and is a distinctive symbol representing service to others.
Old World Christmas figural glass ornaments are hand crafted using the same techniques that originated in the 1800's. Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds, then a hot solution of liquid silver is poured inside. They are then hand-painted and glittered in a series of steps to achieve beautiful creations.