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I have included a picture with the tree and the bulb. I didn't know how to measure the bulb so I took the picture of one beside a penny. Does anyone have these bulbs or know where I can buy some for my mom? I greatly appreciate any help. My grandmother passed away some 20+ years ago and this is the only thing we have to remind us of her.
By Suntydt from Tazewell, TN
Try stores that sell craft products, Hobby Lobby, Michaels, etc.
I still have mine just like yours that my mom made back in the 60's.Try a ceramic place if a craft store doesn't carry them.
Look in your phone book or online for ceramic shops in your area. They should be able to sell you some replacements.
Your best choice as others have stated, would be where ceramics classes can be taken, as they would have the 'bulbs' for the lovely Christmas tree your dear grandmother made!
You go to a ceramic supplies store. They are scarce any more but they are still out there. It will be a store that sells greenware for people to make their own ceramic items.
Here is a list of several sources on Amazon:
If you don't want to use the link, go to Amazon and use the key words I used: Ceramic Christmas Tree Lights.
I have a tree like that and I bought it about 34 years ago at Kmart after Christmas. I still have it and I made a white one about 23 years ago and I also could use some lights. In my white tree I have red birds and lights in it.
You can also type in ceramic tree lights in a search engine. My son found some this way
Does anyone know where I can find some plastic birds or butterflies for the ceramic Christmas tree? Please send me a message!
By Hilda from Smith Falls, Ontario