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Behnke’s 2016 Christmas Shop is now CLOSED.
Check back with us in the fall to see all the new items we will have for our
2017 Christmas Shop!

karen didion santas


Karen Didion is an artist specializing in “capturing your memories.” Her collections are currently featured in many exclusive department stores and specialty shops across the United States. Karen Didion Originals are known for their exceptional attention to detail, high quality fabric, accessories, and overall designs.

egyptian glass ornaments


Fine Egyptian glass collectibles handmade in Egypt by a professional glass blower. They are mouth blown, engraved with a unique design, accented with 24 kt. gold trim, painted and fired in a special oven to bake in the exceptional color. The end result is a truly elegant and timeless treasure to cherish.

german smokers


A Christmas Classic… These are collectible pieces that make wonderful gifts, if you can part with them. Many end up being passed down through families. Stop by and look through our collection of classic German smokers. You may just find the perfect one to add to yours.

christmas ginger cottages

Ginger Cottages

Ginger Cottages (made in the U.S.A.). Light them up. Discover the secrets and details that make them so collectible. These beautiful works of art are handmade by the Crider family in the heart of Virginia.

christmas wood carvings

PEMA Wood Carvings

Straight from EuropePEMA (Beautiful Wood Carvings made in Italy).

For decades PEMA has been a prominent wood carving shop with unique collections created by their own craftsman who are acclaimed throughout the world. The pieces are carved from select alpine maple or linden wood. The result is a keepsake that will be with your family for many lifetimes.

sunisas clay flowers

Sunisa’s Clay Flowers

New this year… Sunisa’s Clay Flowers Prepare to be amazed! These flowers, available in Behnke’s Christmas shop, are awesome miniature replicas of their living counterparts. They are designed, sculpted and handpainted by local artist Sunisa Yorgason in her Northern Virginia studio.

The ones shown here are approximately 3 inches tall but we also carry some larger designs around 7 inches tall. Stop by and check them out. We love them and think you will too.

Heart Gifts by Teresa Handpainted Ornaments

heart gift ornaments
heart gift ornaments
heart gift ornaments

Each ornament is lovingly hand-painted and individually packaged in a small town in North Carolina. (This is only a sampling — many styles available.)

Department 56 at Behnke’s presents – A Very Griswold Christmas

dept 56 griswold home
dept 56 vacation rv
dept 56 vacation clark eddie
dept 56 vacation car

If you ever saw the movie “National Lampoon Christmas Vacation” then you will get a laugh at this Department 56® addition to the Snow Village line-up. You can set up Cousin Eddie outside his well-traveled RV while Rusty lights up the Griswold’s “bright” holiday house — hope the circuit doesn’t blow.

byers choice carolers christmas

Byers’ Choice

Carolers, Santas, Reindeer, Penguins, & Bears

Byers’ Choice is dedicated to bringing you the finest handcrafted gifts. Each item is lovingly produced in Pennsylvania to bring the special warmth and traditions of Christmas into your home.

Byers’ Choice donates over 20% of its profits to charity each year.

ornament glass
ornament mice
ornament flamingo
ornament snowman
ornament glass 2
ornament squirrel
department 56
ornament snowman bird
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