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Incense smokers

…in cottage industries until the start of the 20th century, has been based in Crottendorf in the Erzgebirge since the mid-18th century. An incense smoker, on the other hand, does

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Glass

and 1940’s influenced the production of Christmas tree decorations with special Yule bauble editions. One special form of the glass Christmas tree decoration is the glass bead ornament from Gablonz…

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Saint Nicholas

…of Sion near Myra, the later bishop of Pinara, who died on 10.12.564 AD. Some of Saint Nicholas’ patronages, as well as certain customs, are associated with episodes from the

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Nutcrackers

…any evidence in sample books, price lists or any originals from this era. However, their predecessors can be found in the nodding figures from the Rhön region, the Oberammergau jumping…

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Advent calendars

…Advent calendars were still called “Nicholas calendars” as they were given out on the December 6, St. Nicholas’ Day. Soon, however, the calendars started on December 1 and were called…

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Schwibbogen

…a freestanding arch of lights with candles on top. Under the arch shape there was room for decorative figurative representations. During the Christmas season they are traditionally placed on indoor…

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Data Protection

…your profile by Facebook or Google+. If you interact with the Plugins, for example by using the “like” button or the “+1” button then the information will also be sent…

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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…

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Christmas

…act based on the gifts from the three wise men from the Orient, whilst earlier, up until around 1900, it was predominantly on St. Nicholas Day, December 6 or even…