Christmas was born along the Elbe (part 2: baubles)

Proper baubles are made of glass.  Traditional glass ornaments come from two regions, Thuringia and northern Bohemia.  Why there?  To answer that, we have to look at the history of glass. Glass has been made since ancient times (before the Romans), but it was in Venice that glass production became specialized.  Venetians quickly capitalized on […]

Christmas was born along the Elbe (part 2: baubles)

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