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Ulbricht Nutcracker Signing Event
9 November 2018
Author: John & Sarah Ranes November/09/18

Gunther Ulbricht
Nutcracker Signing
Friday Nov 9th 2018
2:00pm to 7:00pm

For the Twenty-second consecutive year, The Frame Workshop will be honored to host a visit by a family member of the respected German nutcracker maker, Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht, GmbH.

We welcome Gunther Ulbricht, on his fourteenth visit during our annual Christmas Open House. We are fortunate as The Frame Workshop is only one of a handful of stops across the United States part of the 2018 Ulbricht U.S. tour.

Christmas Shine Santa - 2018 Limited Edition nutcracker by Ulbricht
The 2018 Santa Christmas Shine nutcracker pictured above showcases the attention to detail that is found in every item produced in the Ulbricht workshops. He glimmers with unique fabric choices with elegance.

Gunther Ulbricht
Gunther, who with his sister, Ines, represents the third generation of this well known firm based in the village of Lauingen in Bavaria and Seiffen in the Erzgebirge of Saxony.

Gunther has inherited great creative ability. Many of the most artistic of the nutcrackers produced today bear his designs. In his private time he is a fine artist, painting both portraits and landscapes.

Gunther Ulbricht

The tradition of an annual tour bird nutcracker continues in 2018 with a Loon - This special cracking bird, is a limited edition nutcracker and measures 6-7/8 inches. This Magical Loon "Cracking Bird" is available only through select retail dealers in the United States that host a signing event and personal appearance during this year.

2018 Tour Bird nutcracker by Ulbricht - Magical Loon - Cracking Bird
2018 Tour Bird - Magical Loon
This 2018 Magical Loon becomes the 22nd in this series of tour birds that began with "The Woodpecker" in 1997 (Replica of a 1933 nutcracker.)

A Confectionery Santa Nutcracker by Ulbricht - 2018 Limited Edition
If you are unable to attend the signing event in Appleton, but would still like to order this event piece please click on Magical Loon - 2018 Tour Bird to order online. These will all be signed by Gunther and dated 2018.

-- If you have any further questions regarding Gunther's visit or Ulbricht Nutcrackers & Smokers, please send us an Email .

To the left is pictured one of Ulbricht's 2018 limited edition nutcracker designs, a Confectionery Santa. This richly adorned nutcracker stands over 20 inches in height and is laden with sweets of every type. He really needs to be seen and touched to appreciate the care and craftsmanship that goes into each Ulbricht design.

Gunther has toured the United States on numerous occasions, and will make his thirteenth return appearance to The Frame Workshop in Appleton - Nine years now for our Open House event in our location at 430 E Northland Avenue - Memorial Square!

If you are reside somewhere else in the US, here is Gunther's entire U.S. tour schedule which takes him from Connecticut to California with eleven stops: 2018 Ulbricht Signing Tour

On this page we have displayed only a couple of the new 2018 Nutcrackers from Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht. Please visit our website or our shop to see the entire range of wonderful German wooden products produced by this respected firm. We begin decorating for the Holidays in late September!

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