Hanging Wood Star Ornament

The first Moravian star is known to have originated in the 1830s at the Moravian Boys' School in Niesky, Germany, most probably as a geometry lesson or project. Although the star originated in the church's schools as a geometry lesson, it was soon adopted throughout the Moravian Church as an Advent symbol. Moravian stars continue to be a popular Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany decoration throughout the world, even in areas without a significant Moravian Church presence. The stars are often seen in Moravian nativity and putz displays as a representation of the Star of Bethlehem.

This dimensional wood star ornament is a modern take on a classic tradition, and is sure to find a place of honor on your Christmas tree or hanging above your nativity scene.

  • Materials: Wood
  • Finish: Natural
  • Approximate Dimensions: 7"H x 7"W x 1"D




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