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An abandoned jewelry manufactory in Germany

An abandoned jewelry manufactory in Germany

Visiting this abandoned jewelry manufactory was special. Sad that they had to close after being in business for 150 years because of high costs, falling prices and fading demand. The big presses and steel tools were used for embossing pendants, earrings and closures for necklaces. We are happy to got...

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Textile Factory "Museum Wäschefabrik", Bielefeld, Germany

Textile Factory "Museum Wäschefabrik", Bielefeld, Germany

Great to visit the Museum Textile Factory "Museum Wäschefabrik" in Bielefeld which was left in original condition since its closing in the 1980s. They produced bed linen, table cloth and garments with embroidery.After the boom in the 1950s, the orders went back in the 1960s. The last investments were made...

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Museum of Needle Manufactory "Zinkhütter Hof", Stolberg, Germany

Museum of Needle Manufactory "Zinkhütter Hof", Stolberg, Germany

Great to visit the Museum of Needle Manufactory in Stolberg "Zinkhütter Hof". The region around Aachen was the centre of needle production in Germany. For using our chainstitch and freemotion embroidery machine we need exactly these rare needles from Leo Lammertz, Beissel or Schmetz. These needles are not produced anymore....

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Hendrichs Forge, Solingen, Germany

Hendrichs Forge, Solingen, Germany

Great to visit “Gesenkschmiede Henrichs“ Forge, Industrial Heritage Museum in Solingen. The Hendrichs family firm was founded in 1886 during an economic boom in Solingen. Solingen is the centre of blade and knife manufactures in Germany since the Middle Ages. External conditions were ideal as there were limitless supplies of...

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