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Gazing balls are one of the oldest and newest fads in garden accessories. In fact, the tradition of blowing glass into a ball and using it to enhance one's garden dates back to Venice, 1300 AD. The glass balls were even thought of as signs of fertility and protection over the garden and the inhabitants of the home. In today's garden, the glass gazing ball, at the very least, adds color and enhances the design and look of the garden.