The Merck Family's Old World Christmas/Halloween celebrates the joy and beauty of a traditional Christmas/Halloween. It is their hope that they can make this wondrous holiday more festive than ever for you by offering find handcrafted glass ornaments. Beth Merck, or E.M. Merck as she's known to collectors, is an acclaimed artiest and designer and serves as the visionary behind all of the Merck Family's Old World Christmas creations. Each collectible reflects Beth's enchanting and whimsical imagination. Every year she works alongside craftspeople who make each creation by hand. In recent years, her two children. Jonathan and Katherine, have contributed to the family business by designing their own ornaments, which have become treasured additions to the collection.