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From Folk Art to Christmas Collectible: Discover the Enchanting World of Nutcracker Decorations

Nov 10th 2023

Aside from Santa Claus, the nutcracker is one of the most recognizable Christmas figures. Colorfully painted and elaborately decorated with sequins, gems, fur and other trimmings, you can find nutcrackers standing sentinel on mantels, under Christmas trees, by front doors, in shops and businesses.
red and green Christmas nutcracker king with scepter
Nutcracker decorations originated as German folk art and were not especially connected with Christmas until Tchaikovsky's famous ballet debuted. The Nutcracker takes place on Christmas Eve, so nutcrackers became associated with the holiday.

While Christmas nutcrackers are traditionally portrayed as soldiers or kings, through the years, nutcracker ornaments have been adapted to depict many different occupations and styles.Nutcrackers continue to delight Christmas decorators and collectors and nutcracker figures are among the most popular Christmas decorations.

In addition to traditional wooden nutcracker figures, you’ll find life size commercial nutcrackers, nutcracker ornaments, musical nutcrackers and outdoor nutcracker decorations.

A Christmas nutcracker is a whimsical holiday decoration that spans styles and generations. We invite you to take a closer look at our wide selection of nutcracker Christmas decorations to enhance your home or business this holiday season.

red and green jeweled peppermint nutcrackers
unfinished paintable 15 inch wooden nutcracker figure
set of 3 glittery nutcracker Christmas tree ornaments
nutcracker collectible figures storage box
lighted retro style blow mold nutcracker outdoor decoration
commercial size life size wooden nutcracker decoration
lighted gingerbread nutcracker decooration
musical animated nutcracker
From Folk Art to Christmas Collectible: Discover the Enchanting World of Nutcracker Decorations

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