The six pack emerged in the 1950s and has become a symbol of relaxation with good friends. Breweries originally sold bottles in crates of 12, but grocery stores found that the 6-pack fit better in a paper grocery bag. Enjoy responsibly and remember to recycle. Each figural glass ornament produced by Old World Christmas is hand crafted in age-old tradition using the same techniques that originated in the 1800's. Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds made exclusively for Old World Christmas, before a hot solution of liquid silver is poured inside. The ornaments are then hand-painted and glittered in a series of labor-intensive steps to achieve the beautiful creations. 3 inches.