Most of them are made in the german erzgebirge which is low mountain range in. Craftsmen in the erzgebirge have been making nutcrackers, smokers, carousels, christmas ornaments, and other handcrafts for more than 200 years. What would erzgebirge folkart be without its nutcrackers. This plant was opened after the steinbach family moved from the erzgebirge region at the end of world war ii. Frauenstein erzgebirge ist eine stadt im landkreis mittelsachsen des direktionsbezirks chemnitz im bundesland freistaat sachsen. Buy german christmas nutcracker santa claus 30, 0 cm 12 inches authentic german erzgebirge nutcrackers christian ulbricht. Media in category schloss frauenstein erzgebirge the following 53 files are in this category, out of 53 total. Prices in usd are subject to change due to currency exchange rates and are updated biweekly.
Since that time they have been dealing with the manufacturing of wooden items in traditional style of the erzgebirge. You can show only products from one manufacturer using the below dropdown. Shipping charges may apply all sizes in inches are approximate. The erzgebirge palace offers the complete world of the german erzgebirge folkart to collectors and enthusiasts of traditional wooden gifts and woodcarving decorations made in germany. The very first nutcracker, long before the german erzgebirge nutcrackers that are so popular today, was crafted by the greek aristotle who was seeking to invent a device to aid in the cracking of nut shells. Burg frauenstein are located on a 680 metres 2,230 ft high granite rock on the crest of the eastern ore mountains near the town of frauenstein in the district of mittelsachsen. German traditional gifts handmade wooden art from the erzgebirge in germany. The seiffener volkskunst eg was founded by local craftsmen in 1958. For exact size please refer to cm indication 1 inch 2. The castle, which was first recorded by name in 1272, was built as a border fortification between the march of meissen and bohemia.
Gottfried silbermann 16831753, a influential instructor of organs, was born in kleinbobritzsch near frauenstein, but he spent his childhood in. The nutcracker was first developed around 1870 and is nowadays one of the most famous representatives of the erzgebirge. The decorative nutcrackers made in the german erzgebirge are valuable collectibles. Hotel goldener stern frauenstein 4 hrs sterne hotel. It features a well known homonymous schloss and a castle ruin. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The classical german erzgebirge nutcracker has a grim look and a big angry mouth. Buy nutcracker wood christmas original erzgebirge seiffen husar red 121 new.
Schloss frauenstein erzgebirge sachsen infos fotos. Postleitzahl frauenstein mit plz 09623 liegt im bundesland sachsen. As a very special gift we recommend steinbach nutcrackers limited editions, kwo mozart orchestra, schwibbogen dresdner frauenkirche and christmas pyramids with. The steinbach company or, steinbach gmbh vereinigte werkstaetten deutscher volkskunst, maintains two production workshops to produce its beautiful and whimsical nutcrackers. Most of them are made in the german erzgebirge which is low mountain range in eastern germany. Nutcrackers, smokers, angels and miners made as copies of classical models, little shaping trees of excellent quality, a wide range of ring turned animals and a lot of carved figurines belong to their main assortment. It is situated in the eastern ore mountains, 19 km 11. Detaillierte informationen uber plz in frauenstein erzgebirge. A brochure for the full collection of traditional nutcrackers is here. Frauenstein ist eine kleinstadt im suden des sachsischen landkreises mittelsachsen.
Especially kings, soldiers and gendarmes are often used as a model. The german author jacob grimm 17851865 described nutcrackers as idols that are made to exorcize evil spirits. Our full catalog of nutcrackers, smokers, and pyramids can be found here. Authentic german christmas nutcrackers erzgebirge palace. We have been collecting them for 20 years and will be adding photos and descriptions of our collection to this website. The popularity of nutcrackers is in part due to their whimsical and interesting design. The erzgebirge is part of the german state saxony and lies close to the border to the czech republic. Postleitzahl plz stollbergerzgebirge postleitzahl plz. Motorsportclub frauenstein, frauenstein, sachsen, germany. Burg frauenstein are located on a 680 metres 2,230 ft high granite rock on the crest of the eastern ore mountains near the town of frauenstein in the district of mittelsachsen history. Plz frauenstein sachsen postleitzahlen 09623 mittelsachsen. Frauenstein is a small town in the eastern part of the ore mountains in saxony, germany. Click on each image for a larger view and more information. Often the nutcracker is the image of authorities from the past.
German wooden nutcrackers are very popular all over the world. Frauenstein is a town in the district of mittelsachsen, in the free state of saxony, germany. Another reason that the erzgebirge nutcrackers have become so popular is that in 1949, after the german democratic republic was founded and operated from west germany, many manufacturers left the erzgebirge region. There is an older plan in hohenhameln in northern germany. Brighten the holidays with nutcrackers from seiffener volkskunst, one of the finest manufacturers in the erzgebirge. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Frauenstein erzgebirge ausflugsziele, sehenswurdigkeiten. Rechenbergbienenmuhle erzgebirge ddr mehrbildak 4 fotoans.1001 88 1044 680 956 1309 47 281 1500 19 871 622 122 229 618 1450 432 877 24 248 1148 1494 1028 98 158 186 780 1223 561 606 907 1420 1129 1177 845 1390