Ceramic Christmas Tree Guide 2019 - (Vintage & With Lights)

Vintage Ceramic Christmas Tree With Lights – 15+ Of The Best For 2019

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The Christmas holiday season is a magical time every year! Beautiful ornaments decorate
the best ceramic Christmas tree with lights and bulbs to bring joy in the seasonhomes, spread smiles, and happiness! Essential to a Christmas holiday is the classic Xmas tree.

The retro ceramic Christmas tree is a great addition! These ceramic trees are quite small but still able to create a perfect holiday setting.

In this guide, I’ll show you more than 15 of my favorite trees for 2019!  I’ve created a table below. Since the list can be a bit long, I’ve only added my top 4 to the table.

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My best Ceramic Christmas trees for 2019


Ceramic Pre-lit Christmas Tree by Best Choice Products

Best Choice Products ceramic treeIf you are looking for a vintage porcelain Christmas tree that lights up and is straightforward, then the tabletop Pre-lit Xmas decoration from Best Choice Products is a great option. It’s also one of the most popular pieces for the holidays on the list.

It might not be as highly decorative as others but is ideal for decorating almost any room. This item is hand-painted and comes with a 7 pointed star topper matched with a glossy finish.

It includes a built-in power cord (5ft in length) and a power switch that eliminates the need for batteries. It looks beautiful in a room that is dimly lit!


-Glossy finish
-7 pointed star at the top
-Includes a 5ft power cord
-Includes 50 multi-colored bulbs
-Color: dark and light green



Pelton Crafts Ceramic Tree With Lights

Pelton CraftsPelton CraftsThe Pelton Crafts lighted Xmas tree is a beautiful ceramic decorative item that will light up any room. It comes with an abundance of plastic lights and many holes for additional bulb/lighting placements.

The tree has a red 5 pointed star standing high at the top. It one of the tallest ceramic Christmas trees for sale on my list while other options measure up to 15 1/2 inches.

Also included with the product is a tube light that works well to illuminate light inside the figurine. The plastic lights do not come attached, which means this makes for an excellent unboxing experience.

You could get your kids involved and show them how to insert the bulbs. This way, you can choose where to place the colors and arrange it just the way you or your kids want it.


-Painted glossy finish
-5 pointed star at the top
-Includes many lights and different colored bulbs
-Dimensions (inch): 15 x 15 x 15
-Color: A combination of dark green and white



Lenox Lighted Christmas Figurine

lenox treelenox treeThe Treasured Traditions XmasTree is one of the smaller sized Ceramic Xmas Trees for sale on Amazon. It’s still lovely and covered in gold accents. It looks very festive, measuring approximately 11 inches in height and matching many of Lenox’s Traditional Christmas holiday creations.

The tree includes a light source. Each bulb is not lit individually. Instead, the inner light source makes all the bulbs shine from the inside.

The result is a softer glow when lights are on in a room. To see the full effects of the lighting, you will probably need to dim the lights.


-Detailed gold accents on the star and garland
-Fitted with LED lighting
-Weighs approximately 2.2lbs
-Dimensions (inch): 10 x 5 x 11.5
-Color: White and gold combination
-Includes standard Lenox replacement plan



Treasures by Diane tabletop Ceramic Christmas Tree

Treasures by Diane 19 inchTreasures by Diane 19 inchThis Ceramic Xmas decoration from treasures by Diane is a beautiful, almost alive, tree.

It is a handmade 19-inch piece that looks gorgeous and makes any setting it is placed in feel festive.

It also comes with a 40-watt incandescent bulb for colorful lighting. On the top, you can find a red star decorative ornament. Treasures by Diane ensure that it is wrapped with special care so that it does not break upon delivery, and you can enjoy it without hassle.


-Handmade earthenware Christmas piece
-Dimensions (inch): 12 x 12 x 19
-Green/White glaze on for beautiful shine
-Weight: 9 Pounds



Teresa’s Ceramics Xmas Tower

Teresa's CeramicsTeresa's CeramicsWhat an oddly shaped ceramic Christmas tree this is, you might think; however, to me, it feels quirky and unique. It’s a very creative piece by Teresa’s Ceramics.

It comes with a green ceramic base with a light bulb and a power cord. The ceramic tree is covered with a rainbow full of lights and has a prominent red star at the top. If you’re looking for something different and made with a lot of love, this will be a good fit.

Teresa also sells similarly designed items with different height ranges. Imagine putting three of these all in different sizes next to each other on a table. It would look stunning!


-Handmade thin non-traditional tree
-Multi-color lights and red star at the top
-Comes with a green base
-Height: 16 inches
-Color: green



Treasures by Diane Green Base

Treasures by Diane ceremicTreasures by Diane ceremicThis is another handmade piece from Treasures by Diane. While maybe not as famous as the white base model previously mentioned, it’s a very nostalgic piece that might remind you of your childhood.

Its lights are glued into holes and stands 16-inches tall. Unfortunately, the top lacks a hole to place a star in.

Since its lights are glued into the holes, keep in mind that they cannot be moved around manually.


-Vintage ceramic Christmas tree with lights design
-Multicolored lights
-Weight: 6 Pounds
-Dimensions (inch): 10 x 10 x 16
-Color: green



Atlantic Molds 25 inch lighted version

Atlantic MoldsAtlantic MoldsIf you’re looking for a snowy Christmas, this white ceramic Christmas tree with lights from Atlantic Molds is perfect.

It is a classic Christmas design that does not go overboard when it comes to decorating. It looks good at the center of a table with a striking shade of white.

The product features a gorgeous 5 point gold star at the top with removable lights. Standing at 25-inches high, this is one of the largest lighted ceramic Christmas trees on the list.

Since it’s such a large piece, it weighs approximately 20 pounds.


-Very tall tree at 25 inches in height
-Easy to set up and clean
-Dimensions (inch): 15 x 15 x 25
-Weight: 20 Pounds
-Color: white



Lenox Pearl White & Gold

Lenox Pearl decorationLenox Pearl decorationThe Lenox pearl white tree is an elegant and slightly unconventional ceramic decoration. It’s made from porcelain and covered in white and gold accents.

It’s covered in 24 karat gold accents, something, not most white porcelain Xmas trees have. The tree lights up and includes crystal and faux pearls all neatly tucked away in a traditional Lenox gift box.

This is my new favorite white ceramic tree. The detail looks impressive, and when it’s lit up, it represents an elegant Christmas ornament.


-24 Karat gold accents
-Beautiful faux pearls included
-Lights up, but does not include batteries
-Height: 11 inches
-Weight: 3.2 Pounds
-Color: white & gold



Thomas Kinkade Wonderland Express Tabletop Tree

Thomas Kinkade WonderlandThomas Kinkade WonderlandThis tree from Hawthorne Village called the Thomas Kinkade Wonderland Express is one Xmas decoration that will leave you in amazement. It does not only light up, but it plays music, and the train set moves.

Whether or not it is made from ceramic/porcelain is unclear, but it looks to be made from a similar type of material.

It depicts a picture of a Christmas wonderland with a snowy town, trees, people, trains, and Santa Claus with his reindeer flying away in the night sky.


-Exceptional detail and character
-Plays 8 different Xmas carols
-Can be lit up, the train moves and more
-Dimensions: 19.4 x 13.4 x 12.4 inches
-Weight: 8.5 Pounds
-Color: green with white snow and brown base



ReLIVE Tabletop Santa Xmas Decoration

ReLIVE santa decorationReLIVE santa decorationThis list of Xmas tabletop decorations would not be complete without at least one figurine with Santa Clause on it. Thankfully the manufacturers of ReLIVE sell these cute small ceramic Xmas trees.

This product comes in over five different designs: traditional, light green, white, snowman, and more. It has a white base and showcases Santa running through the snow carrying presents to children to spread the great Christmas cheer.

The tree is only 14.5 inches tall, covered with different colored lights all around, and has a silver star on the top. Keep in mind that different designs from ReLIVE come in various sizes.


-Santa Clause styled design
-Include over 50 lights glued in
-Height: 14.5 inches
-Color: light green, white base



Pelton Crafts 11-inch Porcelain Xmas Tree

Pelton CraftsPelton CraftsThis is a small and cute offering from Pelton Crafts with a unique range of colors. It Measures approximately 11-inches and includes a base and has snow on the branches. Its electrical cord features an on/off switch that allows the lights to be easily operated.

It’s got a pink glaze/coloring, which makes it a unique product, unlike most of the traditional ceramic products on the list.

Unfortunately, the product image on Amazon does not do it justice.


-Multicolored lights
-Electrical cord with on/off switch
-Dimensions (inch): 7 x 7 x 11
-Weight: 5 Pounds
-Pink with snow on the branches



SueSueSue Crafts 11-inch Vintage Decoration

SueSueSue Crafts 11-inch Vintage DecorationSueSueSue Crafts 11-inch Vintage DecorationThis is an 11-inch glossy green ceramic Christmas tree that has been molded in a vintage style by SueSueSue Crafts.

It comes with a glossy evergreen glaze, a crystal colored 5 pointed star, and multi-colored small lights.

Its power cord comes with an on/off switch, and it also features additional plastic little twist lights.


-Glossy green glaze
-Multicolored lights are glued in
-On/off switch on the power cord
-Dimensions (inch): 7 x 7 x 11
-Color: green variations



14-Inch Nostalgic Vintage look by Mr. Christmas

retro antique styled Xmas decorationretro antique styled Xmas decorationThe 14-inch nostalgic tabletop Xmas decoration by Mr. Christmas will ensure that you have a merry holiday at home or work.

This beautiful porcelain tree has a vintage-inspired design with faceted, multi-colored LED lights that shine brightly.

It uses batteries, which allows you to display it anywhere without the hassle of a plug or cord. This ceramic tabletop Christmas tree can be set as a stunning focal point on a shelf or dining table.


-90-day manufacturer’s warranty
-Includes a gift box
-Battery operated
-Dimensions (inch): 8.1 x 8.1 x 14
-Color: dark green



180 degrees Retro Style White with Birds

old vintage white porcelain xmas tree with birdsretro treeThis vintage ceramic light-up Christmas tree features retro-styled lights with a bird theme. Instead of traditional bulbs, little multi-colored birds are used.

It stands at 16-inches tall and looks very pleasing to the eye. The retro-style bird lights can be moved or glued in if required.

Each tree delivery includes the birds, and fitting them onto the tree is a relatively straightforward process.


-Vintage Ceramic Christmas tree with lights – bird style
-Nostalgic/vintage look and feel
-Light cord and C7 bulb included
-Dimensions (inch): 14 x 14 x 16
-Weight: 7.2 Pounds



Ready to Paint DIY Ceramic Christmas Tree Kit

Ceramic painting is a great hobby that can be relaxing – good for the mind, body, and soul. It can be fun for the family at home, kids at school, retirement communities, and birthday parties. Luckily there are a few product sellers featured on Amazon selling DIY kits.

With most of these kits, you don’t physically have to create your own ceramic lighted Christmas tree. You have to assemble, paint and enjoy! Here are three ready to paint DIY ceramic Xmas tree kits.

Ready to paint kit with Base by C Bisque

ceramic lighted xmas tree ready to paint kitready to paint kitThis ready to paint Xmas decoration item is an original Earthenware Xmas tree that is made in the US. It includes a bulb that shines through all the little light holes as well as a red 5 pointed star.

With this ceramic product, all you need to do is paint. It also comes with various multi-colored lights which can be glued after painting to complete the tree.

Please visit the product page on Amazon for painting instructions.


-Comes with a ready to paint ceramic bisque
-Can use non-fired acrylics paint
-Can use kiln firing glazes
-Includes light bulb and 5 pointed star
-Dimensions (inch): 10 x 10 x 15



DIY 11-Inch Bisque Kit by Creative Hobbies

DIY kit by Creative HobbiesDIY kit by Creative HobbiesThis ready to paint 11-inch porcelain Christmas tree is perfect for painting with ceramic glazed or acrylic paint. It can be glazed and fired to cone 06 or just painted.

This two-piece ceramic tree also comes with a separate base and top portion that allows the bulb to be replaced easily.

It has a slightly different shape and size as compared to the previous DIY kit. That’s why I added it to the list.

The product also comes with a booklet that teaches you how to paint it – ideal for a beginner.


-Includes How to Paint Ceramics booklet
-5 pointed star at the top
-Includes bulb, twist lights, and electric cord
-Dimensions (inch): 14.7 x 10.6 x 10.4
-Paint using ceramic glazes or acrylic paints



New Hampshire Craftworks large lighted decoration kit

tree that can be paintedtree that can be paintedThis large traditional bright decorative item by New Hampshire Craftworks is the last of the do-it-yourself kits. It measures approximately 13-inches in height and is well-suited for painting using ceramic glazes or acrylic paints.

At the top of this item, you’ll see a 5 point golden star. What’s nice about this product listing on Amazon, keep in mind this can change in the future, is that the New Hampshire Craftworks displays a lot of different variations that give you inspiration on how to paint it.

You can keep it all green, add a beautiful glaze or mix and match colors. A brown base with green leaves is a nice combination.


-Includes measuring spoon and paintbrush
-5 pointed gold star at the top
-Dimensions (inch): 14 x 11 x 10.5
-Includes bulb, lights, and electric cord



Lights, bulbs, and accessories

Did you notice how collectible these trees are? Many people from Facebook have commented on my posts, saying that they collect them. Some even say they have trees their mom or Grandmom made decades ago! That being said, you might have landed on this page, but you’re looking for accessories, lights, bases, stars, or bulbs.

You can find Ceramic Christmas Tree Lights here.

How to make a tree for yourself – DIY guide

If you fancy yourself as an artist or have always wanted to make ornaments from clay and ceramic materials, find out how to make a ceramic Christmas tree.

Decorating and fixing up

Here are some tips for jazzing up your tree and tricks you can use with your lighting in video format below.

In closing

Finding the perfect ceramic Xmas tree has gotten very easy with the wide varieties of products available online. I hope this guide made finding the perfect tree easier! They are such a simple way to brighten up any room. Be sure to read about the ceramic Christmas tree history here.

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