A glass beaded garland was one of the earliest type of a Xmas tree ornament in the world. The early holiday evergreen trees had already begun to be decorated with primitive glass beads in Germany in the first part of the 17th century. Russians started manufacturing beaded garlands for their trees in the 1820s. And these were very expensive pieces. In the 1940-50s, a beautiful glass beaded garland became the impressionable decoration for Soviet New Year evergreen trees. We offer you the excellent antique and vintage handmade garlands which are dating back the 1940-50s.