Moravian Star

A Moravian star (German: Herrnhuter Stern) is an illuminated piece of Advent, Christmas, or Epiphany ] decoration popular in Germany and in places in America and Europe where there are Moravian congregations. The stars take their English name from the Moravian Church; in Germany, they are known as Herrnhut stars, named for the Moravian Mother Community in Saxony, Germany, where they were first commercially produced.

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Moravian Star - Types of Stars
... There are many forms of Moravian stars, but the most commonly seen and most widely available is the 26-point form, composed of eighteen square and eight triangular ... No matter how many points a star has, a Moravian star has a regular shape, based on polyhedrons ... There are Moravian stars with 20, 26, 32, 50, 64 and 110 points that are commonly hand-made in the Moravian schools ...

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