The Erzgebirge, a mountainous region on the border of Germany and the Czech Republic is famous for it's traditional wooden toys and figures. What started as a way to pass the time during long winters by producing decorative items for the home has now turned into a thriving local industry. As many as 150 small workshops, many of which are family run, produce up to 1500 different designs that are stocked in this wonderful shop.
This cute little store is bursting at the seams with christmas tree ornaments and intricate angels along with classic Nutcrackers, candle arches, and carousels. Many of the items are christmas themed, and make a beautiful and unique addition to your holiday decorations, but there are also many figures that can be displayed all year round.
Located near Hackescher Markt in the heart of Berlin, Erzgebirgskunst Original is a wonderful shop which is guaranteed to delight and fascinate.