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Trollbeads: German World Tour Collection

Updated on August 8, 2012
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Janine is a published author in Only Trollops Shave Above the Knees, appears on The Huffington Post and at Confessions of A Mommyaholic.

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Welcome to today's World Tour of Trollbeads, where we will visit Germany's World Tour Trollbead collection. This collection includes the Bradenburg Gate, which is located in the capital city of Berlin. also the collection utilizes some of fairytale aspects wit Garden gnomes and a Frog Prince too. Plus celebrates a nod to the classic German car, VW Beettle. Sit back and enjoy this spectacular collection now!!


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Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburg Gate was built in 1791 in what is now known as the city of Berlin. It is a beautiful old city gate and after the fall of the Berlin Wall has been known as a symbol of peace for the Germans whose country was reunited. This silver charm is absolutely stunning and even has a small piece of the Berlin Wall with the word 'FREE' written on it to symbolize the freedom the Germans were given after the famous fall of the Berlin Wall. If ever there was a charm to symbolize Germany this is truly it!

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Garden Gnome

Garden Gnomes would appear to be yet another German symbol. When in Germany, the citizens of this country seem to have a love/hate relationship with the Garden Gnome. They are widely popular though whether loved or hated, because supposedly there are some 25 million of them on display here. Whether being a symbol of this country or not, one cannot argue this silver charm has a lot of character and is very endearing.

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VW Beetle

Most know Volkswagen as a German made automobile company. Therefore, it is definitely yet another symbol of Germany and could stand for craftsmanship and engineering, plus in Germany it is known as "the people's car". All around the globe, today Volkswagen cars are sold. The beetle is one of many different kinds of Volkswagen cars sold, but when you think Volkswagen most think of the Beetle and therefore it is no surprise that the Beetle is another silver charm in the Trollbeads' Germany collection.

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The Frog Prince

The Trollbeads' Germany collection is not complete without the Frog Prince. This charm lends itself to the fairytales of the likes of the Grimms' Brothers. Most little girls grow up on fairlytales. One fairytale that I call to mind when looking at this silver and glass charm is that of the princess who kisses the frog who then turns into the handsome prince, who she marrys and lives happily ever after with. I believe that this is the Fairytale that most little girls aspire to and then again who wouldn't want to marry a prince and live happily ever after. Just look at recent sales of the book series, "50 Shades of Gray," and one can see just how many woman fantasize about the prince and that so-called happy ending. This charm definitely embodies this and will surely not let one down.

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Concluding Germany

It has been my absolute pleasure to tour Germany in the Trollbeads World Tour collection. Join us for the next hub, when we tour the next country in the Trollbeads World Tour collection.

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      Redberry Sky 4 years ago

      Wow, these are amazing - I love the Brandenburg gate one, but they all look stunning :)

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you Redberry Sky for your fanmail, as well as your comment here. I have to tell you I am kind of addicted to collecting both Trollbeads and Pandora. Pandora I am more in love with just the silver and two tone charms, but Trollbeads I love the glass and the silvers that have so much history and meaning behind them.

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      Shelley Watson 4 years ago

      Hi Janine, I have admired Trollbeads and particularly liked Pandora. Never did anything about it, so it was great to read this hub and realise how very interesting they are! Voted up, interesting and shared!

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      CybetShelley, glad that you read and enjoyed my Hub on Trollbeads. I totally love collecting both Pandora and Trollbeads and everyday I find a new reason for my obsession and passion for it continues to grow. If you have any questions on either please feel free to message me, this is a subject i truly love discussing.

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      [ Danson Wachira ] 4 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      I would like to visit Brandenburg Gate one day, I think that should be in my next lineup. voted up and shared.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Dwachira, I too would love to visit the Brandenburg Gate. It is so rich with its historical background and would love to see and view it for myself one day. Thank you for comment and support here.

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      I enjoyed reading this engaging hub of yours! My father often went to Germany for office work and sometimes, he bought a few souvenirs from this interesting country. These souveniors are mostly miniature German buildings. The first trollbead reminded me of these souvenirs. These trollbeads are very unique and fascinating! Well-done!

      Thanks for SHARING. Awesome & Interesting. Voted up, pinned & Socially shared

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Ish, I thank you so much for yet again reading more on this series and for sharing about your father's trips to Germany. I loved hearing how home miniature souvenirs of little German buildings and was trying to picture them. Thank you also for sharing, voting up, pinning and sharing socially too :)

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Pretty soon I will be an expert on these Trollbeads! They are truly beautiful.

      I voted this Hub UP, etc As frequently happens, there are NO share buttons on this Hub. Will try and come back to share.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Thank you so much Mary and so glad you enjoyed this one. I truly appreciate your kind words here on this, as well as your votes too. Totally understand about the sharing; that has been happening to me lately when I read and want to share others articles too and just wish I knew why. But thank you again :)

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