The Christmas Nutcracker is one of the most loved and well-known characters in the world after Santa Claus. There are several legends that tell the origin of the Christmas nutcracker, the most famous are two. The first comes directly from a legend about 200 years ago, Find out more
when a very rich but insensitive farmer with a heart of stone lived in the metalliferous mountains of Germany. Every Christmas he found himself alone in front of the fireplace to break the walnuts that grew on the trees he owned, until one day he thought of offering a reward to those who were able to invent a way to crush walnuts without effort.
Many people came with ideas and possible solutions, but none managed to convince the old farmer, until one day a carver, from the village of Seiffen, showed up with a wonderful wooden puppet, painted in bright colors, with such strong jaws, to be able to crush without difficulty all the nuts, even the hardest ones. The heart of the old farmer, so enthusiastic about the Christmas nutcracker puppet, began to melt. Man became selfless, giving his belongings to the poor and was loved by all his people.
The second always takes place in the