Glass baubles were first invented in Germany, in a little town called Lauscha, known for its glass-blowing workshop which started in 1597. A poor Lauscha glassblower couold not afford to decorate his tree with fruits and nuts, so he blew simple glass ornaments instead. This practice continued and by 1847 they were using moulds to make more detailed shapes. This was the moment of birth of glass Christmas tree ornaments that spread from this little village all over the world.

This bauble is shaped like a Christmas tree with a star on top.

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Material(s) Glass
Item number MBPO278

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