ITEM #: 44043 Nutcracker General Ornament by Old World Christmas
From Old World Christmas. Nutcrackers were first carved by commoners as a joke because it was considered fun to make a little wooden king or soldier do the menial work of cracking the tough nuts. Today, nutcrackers are often associated with the Christmas holidays due to their whimsical nature and the very popular Nutcracker Suite Ballet. This nutcracker ornament wears his ornate General's coat, with a red and green color scheme that makes him a great gift for Christmas.