Nutcracker
Ornament Details
Nutcracker
Item Name
Nutcracker
Item #
18-01
Price/ea
$12.95
$11.65 (10 - 29)
$10.35 (30-59 Call before Ordering)
$9.05 (60-99 Call before Ordering)
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History

Originally used for functionality and decor, nutcrackers today are primarily associated with the Christmas season- specifically the famous Nutcracker play. However, before the play, the original nutcrackers were produced during the early 15th century in the rural forests of Germany and most often carved out of wood in the shape of soldiers, kings, or knights. Then, in 1892 when Marius Petipa adapted the E.T.A Hoffman story, The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, and combinesd it with a score written byTchaikovsky, the beginning of one of the most iconic ballet productions was born. Today Ma

Decorative Tradition

The function of cracking nuts can be done just as easily with a simple metal tool, but the beauty of the wood-carved nutcrackers has become a traditional Christmas decoration in many households. The Nutcracker Ballet gets its name from this holiday decoration.

 

This ornament makes a perfect addition to any collection and is sure to bring fond memories each and every year.

 

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Originally used for functionality and décor, nutcrackers…

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