Welcome to Erzhütte - the specialised shop for original folk art of the Erzgebirge.
Erzgebirge is a region in Germany known for its rich history of traditional crafts, including woodworking and carving. The folk art is highly prized by collectors and enthusiasts around the world. Features are intricate designs and motifs, such as angels, miners, and animals, and is characterized by its use of natural materials, such as wood.
One of the most well-known forms of Erzgebirge folk art is the Christmas pyramid. Other popular examples are nutcrackers, smoking men and candle arches.
In this shop you will find a very large selection of traditional craft articles made in the Erzgebirge.
The assortment includes for example:
- around 350 Christmas pyramids
- around 150 nutcrackers in different sizes
- around 700 incense smokers
- around 200 candle arches made from wood or metal
- around 300 Christmas angels