Tag Archive | Medieval Germanic Towns

Old Germanic Guild Signs~

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Wandering around cobblestone streets in medieval Germanic towns,

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one finds an incredible collection of very old guild signs.
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Many are preserved from Medieval times, but the tradition of making these distinctive signs continues to this day. In my next post I will show you more contemporary signs that are seriously charming.

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These old guild signs are made of wrought iron, and advertised the trade or services available inside.
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German-speaking countries have saved the largest collection of medieval and old guild signs in Europe. They are a treat to look for and find.

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We are now home so it’s cheers to you from the Holler~