|This traditional art is very typical
for the southern region of Saxony, the "Erzgebirge". It spread over
Germany in the 16th century. In the 19th century was founded a "Royal
Saxon bobbim lace school" in Schneeberg to educate teachers and
designers. There one also developed a special lace which become
famous under the name "Lace of Schneeberg"
Making bobbin lace is a very large-scale
technik which demands some skill and experience. Unfortunately most
of people would not pay an adequate price and prefer machine-made
products. Thus this traditional art mainly survives as a family
tradition and hobby. Read more
about this amazing technik and the historical background....