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Cuckoo Clock Crash Course

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Cuckoo Clock Crash Course

I realize that many people are searching for the perfect gift to give a loved one, however it can definitely be an overwhelming task! That's why we broke it down to make it easier for you to make the right decision. So this is a collection of our favorites and they are in a variety of styles to fit every need. Don't know where to even begin? HERE IS THE CUCKOO CRASH COURSE:  The first question- What style of clock are you looking for?  The clocks that look like little houses are appropriately named Chalet style. The clocks that are...

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Cuckoo Clock Home Decor Ideas

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Cuckoo Clock Home Decor Ideas

One of my other favorite hobbies is home decor. Perhaps that is why I like Black Forest cuckoos so much! As cuckoos are a vital aspect of your home’s decor, I thought I would share some ideas of how other people utilize their cuckoos! They blend our favorite modern looks with time tested tradition!   The first one is a wall of various types of clocks. This room radiates life which is mainly due to the vibrant colors that help one another be known. The clocks are arranged in a manor that gives it a rather haphazard feel, but this...

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5 Best Cuckoo Stops in The Black Forest, Germany

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5 Best Cuckoo Stops in The Black Forest, Germany

  Drubba Clocks and Gifts Location:  Weisse-Hahnen-Gasse 1, 93047, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany One of the most popular places to visit in Germany is definitely the Drubba cuckoo clock shop. The building looks like a cuckoo and on the inside, it is simply cuckoo clocks galore! They also do a beautiful demonstration of their clocks and provide a great information for both the newbie and experienced cuckoo expert. One customer said “This is a very beautiful shop with something for everyone. From the outside which looks amazing to the inside where you can buy some excellent keepsakes. Prices are a little...

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The Chalet Cuckoo Clock and Swiss Influence

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The Chalet Cuckoo Clock and Swiss Influence

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Black Forest Cuckoo Clock History

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Black Forest Cuckoo Clock History

Perhaps one of the greatest contributions to the Black Forest’s fame is the cuckoo clock. While it is easy to appreciate their charismatic beauty and charm, few realize how deeply rooted these clocks are in Black Forest history. It has been a long journey that has involved several hundred years and thousands of people in one small town. The story of these incredible clocks starts several hundred years ago in Germany’s royal family. The first description of a cuckoo clock was in 1629 and made by a German nobleman, Philipp Hainhofer. He described a curious little clock that belonged to...

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