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Incense smokers

…and reached the market as unique pieces, in the eastern region very early on they were being produced in their stylised simplified form turned on a lathe. These incense smokers…

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Glass

…white decorations. The First World War initially interrupted the production of Christmas tree decorations in Thuringia but at the same time created the demand for new motifs. In the 1920s…

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Nutcrackers

…craftsman turns a cylinder of the required diameter on his lathe from a square piece of timber using the “roughing out gouge” and a chisel. Then the notches for the

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Saint Nicholas

…of saints starts in the Eastern church in the 6th century and spread throughout the Orient and Occident. The Nicholas cult was not widely established in the West until the

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Advent calendars

…calendar (motif: “In the land of the Christ Child”), which was drawn by Ernst Kepler, a famous illustrator of the time, he sparked the continuous spreading of the Advent calendar….

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Schwibbogen

…living rooms. The representations in the arch are defined by religious themes in early Schwibbogen and often show the sun, moon and stars, alongside Adam and Eve. There is a…

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Christmas

Christmas The festivities, date, name The heart of Christmas lies in the Christian belief that Jesus, the Son of God, was born as a person and saviour of mankind roughly…

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Father Christmas and Santa Claus

Father Christmas and Santa Claus Father Christmas is probably the most famous figure of Christmas customs today worldwide. He first appears in the 19th century as part of the development…

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Data Protection

…question in the USA and is saved there. If you log into one of these social networks then the provider is able to assign your visit to our website to…

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Pyramids

…holders are fixed on the outside of the plate or plates so that they are still within the diameter of the propeller. The resulting hot air causes the propeller to…