Resin Fridge Magnet Depicting The Big Cuckoo Clock, Germany
In the 18th century, the idea of Big Cuckoo Clock began in the area of Black Forest, Germany. It is considered a masterpiece by many, with intricate details and was designed by Franz Anton Ketterer in 1738. What makes it unique is that it was hand carved and is not mass produced. The intricacy of the design of this clock is depicted in this resin fridge magnet. This is one of the most popular souvenir items that tourists love to buy in Germany as the representation of its magnificent past, shielded present and an incredible future.
History Of Big Cuckoo Clock, Germany
The most distinguishing features of the Big Cuckoo Clock are that it is handmade, with complex decorations and structure. Until the 1730's these clocks were manufactured using wood, but afterwards metal was also used. This clock incorporates a pendulum that strikes every hour with the sound similar to a Cuckoo's call and features a cuckoo bird that appears from a trap door along with its call. These clocks replaced the traditional sundials and hourglasses. Germany is famed to be the first country that manufactured these Cuckoo clocks, and today it serves as a symbol of German craftsmanship.
The Big Cuckoo Clock One Of The Most Popular Tourist Attractions In Germany
Today, many tourists visit this hallmark; it is a blend of both conventional and traditional designs. Thus, many tourists love to take the cuckoo clock as a souvenir and grace their homes with it. Most of the cuckoo clocks in Germany are still manufactured in the region of the Black Forest. Resin fridge magnet of this great cuckoo clock will enable you to keep the memories of your trip to Germany fresh in your mind.