Ten of the best: unique Christmas tree decorations

From traditional crystal to hand-knitted garlands and vintage-inspired copper baubles - we've found 10 of the best decorations for your Christmas tree this year.

1. Go global
Be different - deck your tree with mini globes in blue, grey, pink, teal or yellow. Mix them up, match your decor or go mono.
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£4.50, Oliver Bonas, buy now
2. Twinkle, twinkle
Fine crystal collectable ornaments from Waterford's master craftsmen include the Fleur de Lys, created for Christmas 2015.
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£40, Waterford, buy now
3. Handpainted chic
A set of five baubles by Owl & Otter, made from beechwood and handpainted in bright copper and warm white. Larger sets available.
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£14.50, Not on the Highstreet, buy now
4. Soft-gleam silver
A lovely gift - or one to start your collection - the silver-plated pewter Merry Christmas tree and Advent House are from Dower and Hall. 
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£15, Dower & Hall, buy now
5. Sock it to 'em
A jolly, Scandinavian-inspired garland of 12 hand-knitted tiny stripey Christmas stockings looks great looped around the tree. 
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£25.60, The White Company, buy now
6. Copper's so cool
For a vintage-style twist on your festive home decor, a copper-coloured bauble, faceted to reflect the light, is a sure-fire winner.
£19.50, Selfridges, buy now
7. Spicy scents
Clove, vanilla, myrhh, balsam and bergamot notes combine in a scented bauble, for a warming home fragrance and a pretty look. 
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£10: Ashleigh Burwood, buy now
8. Picture the scene
Add your own pictures in double-sided hanging fair trade mini frames for the ultimate personalised tree. In zinc or brass. 
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£16.95 for set of four, Decorator's Notebook, buy now
9. Acorn's all a-sparkle
This pretty glass acorn is a steal, filled with gold-coloured glitter which shimmers as it twists and turns, catching the light. 
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£3, Sainsburys, buy now
10. A must for London homes
Nothing spells London like a traditional old red bus - and it's a lovely nostalgic, festive touch around the house or on the tree.
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£6, House of Faser, buy now


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