Kordula Graupner Holzminiaturen

  • Booth: 7763

Design and traditions in a unique union – market-leading for German wooden Christmas ornaments.

Manufacturing the handmade items in a traditional way, we bring together the old style of a region named as “Christmas land” and contemporary design.

Brands: Wooden Miniatures, Graupner Christmas Ornament, Erzgebirge Wooden Ornament, Handmade in Germany

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  • (Jul 17, 2018)
    free shipping on all orders over $400 placed on show-site.

 Press Releases

  • For more than 30 years, we are crafting our miniatures in the small town of Crottendorf, Erzgebirge. The wooden toy maker Ronald Graupner and his wife Kordula Graupner founded the family business in 1986 - they were still using the basement of their home, being under the repressing regulations of the East-German socialist government.

    During all these years, more and more little figures and scenes have been added. Today, we are able to draw on a design repertoire of more than 5.000 different small parts of wood – in very special levels of detail in our own ability. The Graupner Miniatures always remained faithfully to their design and their high standards of originality.

    A matt, glazing coloring of our products soon became our unique hallmark.

    Also, a wide range of Christmas tree ornaments soon became our flagship. With more than 200 different motivs, a lot of them are also available in different colors, we are the market-leading manufacturer from the Erzgebirge.


  • Christmas Ornaments - Graupner Holzminiaturen
    Our Christmas decorations brighten up the lush green of the Christmas tree with their harmonious colours. Because of the broad selection of motifs, our ornaments have become sought-after collectors’ items....

  • The ornaments are available as a selection but can also be ordered separately in a package of six pieces. We offer one of the most various range of products in wooden ornaments from the Erzgebirge. We have more than 200 different designs available for you.
  • Music Boxes - Graupner Holzminiaturen
    Our music boxes with their fine-tuned mechanism are available in two versions: as a wind-up music box or one that is played manually by turning a crank....

  • They consist of up to 200 different pieces of wood. All details are handpainted in our own workshop.
  • Our Workshop - Graupner Holzminiaturen
    Our craft techniques have been developed from the traditional wooden tyre turning of the Erzgebirge....

  • We are able to produce even the smalles wooden parts with our own machines. They have all been invented by the studied mechanical engineer Ronald Graupner.
  • Handmade - Graupner Holzminiaturen
    Our miniatures consist of up to two hundred tiny small parts....

  • This lovely unique handwork arises with brushes, tweezers, a steady hand and of course with the necessary sense of proportion. Every single piece of our collection is unique and has it´s own character.
  • Packaging - Graupner Holzminiaturen
    With lots of care and a good sense for the product the finished item is coming in its package....

  • Wrapped in valuable silk paper, it takes its trip to our customers and retailers around the world.
  • Coloring - Graupner Holzminiaturen
    Colors are a matter for the boss – Kordula Graupner is our master of the colors and therefore responsible for our brand....

  • Every piece is drum dyed with a special wash in our dyeing kitchen. The color is mixed up individually out of the basic colors. In order to do this, it needs years of experience and a a good hand for the combinations.
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