Bizarre Tchotchkes: The Return of Snow Globe Collections?

Bizarre Tchotchkes: The Return of Snow Globe Collections?

Grace Shu
Oct 16, 2009

Do you remember the scene in Sleepless in Seattle where the woman Tom Hanks is dating (who happens to be an interior decorator) offers to bring back a snow globe to his kid? And the kid simply looks at her, and then musters up an insincere grin: "Sure. I'd really like that. Thank you so much." See, even eight-year-olds in the 90s thought snow globes were lame. But it looks like this kitschy souvenir is back--with a vengeance. Literally.

Take a look at these sardonic snow globes, rounded up by Pamela Anne Davis of My Little Rogue Heart. We could see these appealing to the same people who like naughty letterpress cards, or anyone looking to get that offbeat gift for the annual holiday pollyanna...

(Images: via My Rogue Little Heart)

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