St. Nicholas, Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, Pere Noel, Father Christmas. His name and appearance may vary from country to country, but he is a welcome celebrity wherever he goes. Often pictured wearing a long, warm coat, he is a kindly figure who represents the tradition of gift giving. As featured in this ornament, Father Christmas carries a scroll with the message "Act gently and be at peace with the world ... for this is the spirit of Christmas."
This year's theme is "peace" and Father Christmas is portrayed with doves and a laurel wreath. He also carries a scroll with the message. "Act gently, and be at peace with the world, for this is the spirit of Christmas.
Artist: Joanne Eschrich
Size: 5Â½" H