tree toppers or miner angel by Mary Myers Folk Art

Miner Angel Tree Toppers

Miner Angel Tree Toppers MARY MYERS FOLK ART  COMMENTS ON MINE ANGEL TREE TOPPERS – IN GERMANY ITS A TRADITION TO USE ANGELIC FIGURES BEARING CANDLES. IT SYMBOLIZES THE SPIRITUAL ASPECTS IN LIFE.  AT CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA WE USE CANDLES IN THE WINDOWS. IN GERMANY THEY USE MINERS AND ANGELS.  IT WAS ALSO A TRADITION TO […]

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Other Carving - American Made - Hand carved - Myer Myers Folk Art

Other Carvings

OTHER CARVINGS MARY MYERS FOLK ART OF VIRGINIA BEACH – OTHER CARVINGS – PENNY DOLLS ALSO KNOWN AS DUTCH DOLLS ARE A TYPE OF WOODEN DOLL FROM GERMANY. THEY ARE TURNED ON A LATHE AND SOLD UNDRESSED. CHILDREN MADE DOLL CLOTHING FROM SCRAPS OF FABRIC. (AVAILABLE IN MANY SIZES.) OTHER CARVINGS SHOWN EDWARD HICKS PEACEABLE KINGDOM […]

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Schimmels by Mary Myers Folk Art

Schimmels

Schimmel’s Nutcrackers and Schimmel’s for sale Mary Myers Folk Art of Virginia Beach (follow us on Facebook)…  What are Schimmel’s…  Schimmel eagles are wooden hand carved sculptures. An American folk art bird with spread wings, frowning beak and crest on head. Eagle has an arched head, puffed chest and yellow beak.  Body and wings on […]

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Mary and Earl Myers - Mary Myers Folk Art

Mary & Earl Myers

The Beginning Mary & Earl Myers…  I have always loved wood. Growing up in Virginia where my father built houses, I would often accompany him to the lumberyards where I would invariably bring home blocks of wood. In 1989, I wanted a nutcracker but could not find one I liked so I sketched a design […]

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Mary Myers Folk Art - tradition American Folk Art - hand carved - nutcracker -Virginia Beach Virginia

Nutcrackers

Nutcrackers Mary Myers Folk Art – whimsical nutcrackers are American made in Virginia Beach Virginia. They are first turned on a lathe by Earl Myers from a paper doll pattern drawn by the artist.  The basswood figure is then hand chipped carved with a small hand held knife.  Each character is hand painted and numbered by the […]

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Mary Myers Folk Art - tradition American Folk Art - hand carved - nutcracker -Virginia Beach Virginia

Contact Us

Contact Mary Myers Please contact me with any question you have concerning my folk art, wholesale, or retail pricing. At Mary Myers Folk Art we also do custom designs.  Mary Myers Folk Art (Follow Me on Pinterest) of Virginia Beach Virginia has created a unique collection of American Folk Art Nutcrackers, Miner Angels, Wood Carvings, Schimmels, and Special order items.  […]

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Nut crackers - American Folk Art - by Mary Myers Folk Art

Mary Myers Folk Art

Mary Myers Folk Art Mary Myers Folk Art of Virginia Beach Virginia has created a unique collection of true American Folk Art; Nutcrackers, Miner Angels, Wood Carvings, Schimmels, and Special order items.  All items are custom hand carved, hand painted, and handmade to order.  I invite you to browse my work via the galleries of museum quality nutcrackers shown […]

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