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10 Luxury Christmas Crackers
Celebrate our favorite UK tradition with these festive holiday bon-bons.
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Invented in the late 1840s, Christmas crackers have been a British holiday staple for well over a century. Typically their contents consisted of a tissue paper hat, a small toy, and a joke or riddle—something that still stands true today (with some variations of course). Here are some of our favorite takes on the traditional British Christmas cracker.

ROBIN REED ALL THAT GLITTERS CHRISTMAS CRACKERS


$35 (P1,786.58) for set of 6

What's Inside: A paper crown, a toy, a joke, and a trivia question

CASPARI WHIMSY DOG OR CAT CHRISTMAS CRACKERS


$9 (P459.41) for one

What's Inside: A pet toy and a paper crown

CASPARI CHRISTMAS EMBROIDERY CELEBRATION CRACKERS


$28 (P1,429.26) for set of 6

What's Inside: A tissue crown, a joke, and a silver trinket like a keychain, cufflinks, or pen

NUTCRACKER PARTY CHRISTMAS CRACKERS


$19.95 (P1,018.35) for set of 8

What's Inside: Traditional contents

TRADITIONAL ENGLISH CHRISTMAS PARTY CRACKERS


$26.99 (P1,377.70) for set of 6

What's Inside: A joke, a tissue hat, and a trinket like a bottle opener, screwdriver set, or measuring tape

ROBIN REED CONCERTO MUSIC CRACKERS


$15.30 (P780.99) for set of 8

What's Inside: Each cracker contains a whistle pitched to a different note. Follow the song sheets provided to create your own family orchestra.

TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS CRACKERS


$19.99 (P1,020.39) for set of 12

What's Inside: A joke, a party hat, a trivia question, and a charade game

PENGUIN LUXURY CHRISTMAS CRACKERS


$46.19 (P2,357.77) for set of 6

What's Inside: A joke, a tissue hat, and unique gifts such as an origami set, marbles, or wooden pencil sharpener

PERSONALIZED CHRISTMAS CRACKERS


$27.56 (P1,406.80) for set of 2

What's Inside: A joke, a silver hat, and an aluminum bar keyring engraved with your chosen name

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PERSONALIZED METALLIC CHRISTMAS CRACKER


$15.09 (P770.27) for one

What's Inside: A personalized message and a personalized gift (select from their options which range from star-shaped cookie cutters to a cute polar bear)

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

Prices are based on the conversion rate of $1 = P51.05.

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