Black Forest Gifts
Regional Gift ideas from Germany
If you are looking for unique Black Forest gifts for a special someone or even yourself you have come to the right place. The Black Forest region ('Schwarzwald') is known for three prominent features: its mountain scenery and woods, the typical Schwarzwaelder Kirschtorte (black forest cake) and the traditional cuckoo clock. Take these distinctive elements into account when choosing Black Forest Gifts and you will be on the right path:
Feature 1: Highlands, scenery and woods
ideal for rustical black forest decor gifts
Highlands, mountain view and woods evoke rustical gifts used for home decoration. There exist many gift ideas in Black Forest decor for cabin decorating, including cabin furnishings, cabin accessories and rustic lighting.
Also Moose Decor including lamps and clocks and moose bath accessories, make original rustical gifts.
Wonderful black forest association are bears. Look at special bear gifts, bear rugs and bear lamps, bear blankets, bear shower curtains and bear bedding.
Feature 2: Black Forest Cake
Selfmade Cakes or food gift baskets
In case you love baking cakes try this delicious
black forest cake recipe
with cherries and "Kirschwasser" or "Schnaps." This would make a wonderful self-made black forest gift. In case you are not that perfect in baking why not assemble a gift basket with typical items from this region like Black Forest ham, Kirschwasser,
Feature 3: Traditional Cuckoo Clock
black forest clocks or black forest jewelry
Of course you know the famous German cuckoo clock, don't you? It has its origin in the black forest. Get here some useful background information on these cuckoo clocks.
Cradle of Germany's jewelry and watch making industry
Did you know that German’s clock and jewelry industry has its heart in the Black Forest? Germany’s clock and jewelry town number 1 is
Pforzheim is also called the golden door (Goldene Pforte) to the Black Forest, situated in the north of the Black Forest. Don’t chose any Black Forest gifts before you havn’t checked the black forest’s jewelry!
Black Forest’s tradition
Another famous feature of the Black Forest region are the traditional hats with their enormous pom poms called 'Bollenhut'. The hat is renowned all over the world. Originally it was worn in merely three communities of the Black Forest region on special occasions only.
A nice gift therefore could be a typical black forest doll with that special hat (Bollenhut)!
A Trip to this mythological region of south-western germany
The Black Forest region is a particularly mystical landscape. Consider also - as black forest gift - a trip to the Black Forest, we warmly recommend it. Click here for some
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