Prune Men, or Prune People because Zwetschgenmaennla, dried plum boys, were joined by girls, Zwetschgenweibla, long ago, are one of the most popular traditional German handcrafts and found all year. But as GOOD LUCK symbols very popular around Christmas and New Year.

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Germany's Dried Fruit People, Zwetschgenmaennla

Edited by Francine - German Culture (12/29/12 11:21 PM)
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