Artisans Boutique

Candle Arch Schwibbogen Angels by Lee Koldewyn

Similar to our large double sided schwibbogen candle arches in the Christmas tradition from the German Ore Mountains, this hand crafted double arch has certain flair because of the wood art. This attractive Angels design is inscribed on each side with the text: "glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, good will toward men". Although the artist did strive to keep all of his Christmas designs Christ centered, he has created a unique negative shape of a Christmrive to keep all of his Christmas designs Christ centered, he has created a unique negative shape of a Christmas tree within the design of the two angels. This stunning schwibbogen is fitted with 15 mini lights which cause parts of the fretsaw work to be emphasized, bringing a glowing romantic touch to your home. This beautiful double arch will be a festive addition to your Holiday decor. The design is patterned after the earliest Schwibbogen. Those who drive through a village or city in the German Ore Mountains during wintertime will see numerous ornamental candle holders equipped with electric lights. The town of Seiffen is particularly noted for its production of window arches in its craft shops. For more than 250 years these candle holders called (Schwibbogen, Fensterlicht, Fensterbogen, or Lichterbogen) (German) have been part of the Christmas tradition . The first candle arch was made around 1726 out of forged black sheet metal and it was lit by wax candles. All arches at Artisans Boutique are hand made in the USA of premium Baltic Birch, and the original designs reflect the beauty of Christmas through scenes of the nativity celebrating the birth of Christ. Sturdy storage box and gift card included. New in original packaging. Made in the USA; no voltage converter required. read more