Why a Nutcracker soldier at Christmas?

Christmas Nutcracker soldiers are decorative nutcracker statues most commonly made to resemble a toy soldier. It was said that in German tradition, the dolls are symbols of good luck, frightening away malevolent spirits and protecting your home. While nearly all nutcrackers from before the first half of the 20th century were functional, nowadays modern nutcrackers are …

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