On high: 10 best Christmas tree toppers
Forget tatty angels or ropey fairies, these top of the tree decs will finish off your festive foliage in style this Christmas
We love this simple but pretty angel. Made from thick, hand-felted merino wool embroidered with silver stars and with wings crafted from vintage sheet music, she's understated but different enough to make a statement. (Height: 21cm)
This beautiful, hand-etched glass topper trimmed with 24 carat gold by Artifactually, a Surrey-based, family run company, has a lovely Victorian feel. A striking statement piece that’ll look fab on a mid-height or large tree. Available in six colours. (Height: 30cm)
This funky translucent plastic star will look great when you’ve got your fairy lights switched on. And it’s made from 100% recyclable materials – a good budget and environmentally-friendly option.
Pugs in various guises are everywhere this year, so it’s no surprise they’ve got in on the Christmas decoration act. With his purple sparkly wings, gold star and suitably forlorn expression, this guy will add a bit of comedy to your decs. (Height: 15cm)
Yes, it’s a fairy, but a pretty jazzy one, with a bright sheer red dress and a gold star detail. Gisela Graham’s quirky pieces are popular with collectors. Why not join them this Christmas? (Height: 28cm)
For anyone going for a more rustic, simple look with their festive foliage this year, this driftwood star has a cool, Scandinavian feel. (Height:15cm)
Steiff are known for their collector’s teddy bears but this little limited edition birdie — there are only 2000 of them worldwide— complete with the trademark button and tag, can be clipped to the top of the tree for a sweet but understated little topper.
A clever idea, this card has a star design which can be coloured in and cut out to make into a unique and inexpensive ornament for the top of the tree - ideal for keeping the little ones busy while you wrestle with the fairy lights and tinsel. There’s also a fairy design.
Bows aren’t just for the pressies under the tree, this sparkly purple number will brighten up your tree and give it a modern feel. And it’s great value too.
A sparkly option that's nicely different to a bog-standard star. We think the white version will look dazzling perched on a tree with a contemporary colour scheme. It also comes in more traditional gold and silver. (Height: 34cm)
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