Light Arch Wood Turners Workshop

$261.99

A piece of traditional craftsmanship in the Ore Mountains is wood chipping, one of the oldest crafts. This unique craft is shown in this 3D candle arch with indirect LED lighting. A finished chip tree is clamped on the hand-made lathe. The trees are made of lime wood that has grown in a straight line.

Real handicraft from RATAGS – Made in Germany – 100% original Erzgebirge

Size: 43 x 30 cm (WxH)

Lighting: LED

USB power supply

1 in stock (can be backordered)

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Light Arch Wood Turners Workshop

Light Arch Wood Turners Workshop: A piece of traditional craftsmanship in the Ore Mountains is wood chipping, one of the oldest crafts. This unique craft is shown in this 3D candle arch with indirect LED lighting. A finished chip tree is clamped on the hand-made lathe. The trees are made of lime wood that has grown in a straight line.

Our products are handcrafted and may be subject to minor assembly tolerances as well as model maintenance. The illustrations may differ slightly from the article in terms of placement and equipment.

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RATAGS handicraft GmbH & Co. KG

Our products are manufactured in our workshop in Langenwolmsdorf. And from there they go all over the world every day. With our articles you acquire real wood art from the Ore Mountains. Handmade and made with love! All RATAGS products are protected by copyright. The authenticity of the items is verified by the symbol of the Erzgebirge little horseman. You can find more detailed information on our homepage: www.ratags.de

Real handwork from RATAGS - Made in Germany - 100% original Erzgebirge

Light Arch Wood Turners Workshop - Schwibbogen

The origin of the Schwibbogen is closely tied to the German mining tradition in the Erzgebirge region (Ore Mountains), with the candles expressing the miners’ longing for light. Due to long shifts, the miners rarely saw daylight during the long winter months and so they used the Schwibbogen (candle arch) as a symbol of hope. Over time the designs changed. Modern designs are typically made of wood and depict historical or religious scenes. Other designs include landscapes, skylines, and advertisements, retaining some link to Christmas traditions. The arch in turn symbolizes the entrance of the tunnels, with miners having used a semi-circle shape of torches to guide them out of them. The number of candles varies with the size of the arc, the original design has eleven. Nowadays, many Schwibbogen do not even contain candles; instead, small electric lights illuminate the arch.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 52 × 38 × 18 cm

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