Where did Tinsel originate from as a classic Christmas tree decoration?


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2013-07-10 16:16:12
2013-07-10 16:16:12

Tinsel as a Christmas tree decoration originated in Nuremberg, Germany around 1610. Before that, it was used primarily as a decoration for sculptures.


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Actually, it appears that tinsel originated in Germany in/around the year 1610.

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