Startseite >

Incense smokers

…Men, which is probably why the use of the aromatic resin is soundly based in the Christmas season in particular. It is only from 1830 that incense cones are evidenced…

Startseite >

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…

Startseite >

Nutcrackers

…in existence since 1735, served as inspiration. The fact that nutcrackers are associated with Christmas may be due to their increased use for baking during the Christmas period. The first…

Startseite >

Saint Nicholas

…filled by the saint” is also very popular in Germany. This is also how the (red) boot became very popular as the item to be filled with Nicholas’ gifts. In…

Startseite >

Advent calendars

the Stollwerck company. “In the Land of the Christ Child” also appears for blind children around 1930. By the end of the 1930s Advent calendars were being sold by several…

Startseite >

Data Protection

…network in question or are not logged in at the time. This information (including your IP address) is sent directly from your browser to the server of the provider in…

Startseite >

Schwibbogen

…gift by the mine’s blacksmith. It is only after this that they began to be produced in numbers and sold in crafts shops, making Schwibbogen popular and introducing them into…

Startseite >

Christmas

…on December 25 and was celebrated for the first time in Rome under Pope Liberius in the year 354. This date was in fact declared a dogma by Emperor Theodisius…

Startseite >

Pyramids

…which are attached to at different heights with a propeller at the top. The bottom is tapered and rests in a recess in the base of the pyramid. The candle…

Startseite >

Father Christmas and Santa Claus

…It was Moritz von Schwind who created the model of the gift bringer figure instantly adopted by the “trendsetting” bourgeoisie for an illustrated story in the Münchener Bilderbogen series in…