Music boxes from Wendt & Kühn look impressive not only when displayed on their own but also when combined with accompanying figurines that continue the story of the music box. Let yourself be inspired by the tableau before you. The scene on the music box with two girls can be extended by arranging other spring figurines around it. Using her small trowel, the girl in the pink dress has planted the flowers in the ground. Her gardening companion has laid down her rake and hurries up with the watering can. A butterfly completes the scenery perfectly. Give your ideas free rein and conjure up an atmospheric decoration for spring.
In Spring we welcome the Angel with Alpine Horn and the Girl with Iris to our product line. Both figurines are impressive in their own way. Yet they are united by their extraordinary accessories: a traditional alpine wind instrument and a lovely yellow blossom. Paired with these figurines, the results are small works of art, lovingly crafted by hand.
The chirping of birds in the spring, the warm summer sun, the rustling of autumn leaves and the tingle of cold winter air on the skin. Every year is shaped by recurring events that retain the tried and tested, but also introduce new things. A new special exhibition at Wendt & Kühn World in Grünhainichen that opens on May 26, 2022 captures the atmosphere of the four seasons in a 360 degree view using a wealth of previously unseen private “snaps” and professional photographs, supported by figurines and documents from the company archives.
One name is inextricably linked with Wendt & Kühn: Olly Wendt (née Sommer). To mark her 125th birthday in 2021 we have produced a book in a limited edition of 1,920 copies. The number of copies corresponds to the year in which this talented designer started working at the Grünhainichen manufactory, five years after the foundation of Wendt & Kühn.
Through a series of individual episodes emerges an authentic portrait of this exceptional personality.
With our figurines and music boxes lovingly fashioned by hand, we form part of the artisan tradition of the Erzgebirge region. And with this tradition comes responsibility, as our most important raw material is timber. Our aim is to use this local raw material conscientiously and sparingly, and to preserve the natural beauty that surrounds us. At Wendt & Kühn we of course ensure to design our production processes sustainably and save resources. Find out more about sustainability at Wendt & Kühn.
It’s certainly no secret that the musical talents of our Grünhainichen Angels® are known around the world. But even offstage, they still sing to our hearts – as our Angel with Letter and Flowers. As an ambassador of the heart, this cherub makes a gift sure to delight any special loved one. And not just on birthdays or Christmas. Especially as a lovely little surprise in good as well as hard times, from a heartfelt apology to a sincere thank you. A figurine to let all those special people know: “I’m so glad you’re in my life!”