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"GUILDS: Bleibacher Silberklopfer" Land Baden-Württemberg Local Custom Tip by Kathrin_E

Land Baden-Württemberg Local Customs: 25 reviews and 56 photos

  Silberklopfer, Bleibach
by Kathrin_E

Bleibach in the Elz valley has a mining tradition: silver, copper, lead and other ores were found here. Mining has long been given up but the memory is alive. Bleibach's guild Häs is the Silberklopfer (silver digger) who could well be one of Snow White's seven companions...
The hammer contains little bells and is shaken for the sound.

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  • Written Feb 13, 2009
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