Fröbelstern Pendant - German Christmas Star
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This pendant is inspired by Froebel stars (Fröbelsterne), the intricate origami stars that are folded as Christmas decorations in Germany. The stars are named as a tribute to Friedrich Fröbel, a 19th century German educator who is the father of the kindergarten concept. He taught pre-school children to fold origami stars to improve their manual dexterity prior to entering school where they would be required to master the use of a fountain pen. The stars have a long tradition in the state of Thuringia in Germany and to this day people still fold "Fröbelsterne" before Christmas and hang them on their trees.
The Fröbelstern pendant is 2.1 cm (0.8 inches) wide and 2.5 cm (1 inch) long.
The pendant is 3D printed in solid sterling silver, bronze, brass or 14K gold plated brass (shown) and finished with a sterling silver, gold-plated silver or rose gold-plated silver anchor chain to match.