The Erzgebirge is located in the east of Germany on the boarder to the Czech Republic. On the picture you see the church of Seiffen.
Until today the region is famous for mining. Many motives of mining can be found in nutcrackers and candle holders.
The centre of the Erzgebirge art can be found in the midlle of the Erzgebirge. It is famous for its christmas pyramids, candle arches, nutcrackers, smokers and wodden figurines. On the picture you can see the museum of toys in the centre of Seiffen.