Bettina Franke

Christmas Wood Figures

This small family business creates artistic figures for wood art lovers and collectors.

Bettina Franke Holzkunst - a family history of wood artisanry that goes back 6 generations.

Bettina’s great-great-grandfather made Erzgebirge figures.

In 1956 her mother received her master craftsman diploma, making her one of the first women in the industry.

In 1981, Bettina successfully completed her studies in mechanical engineering and master craftsman training. She then launched her own unique wood artisan work.

Bettina’s Christmas figures draw upon the tradition of her family, she produces unique hand turned art only available in Australia at Its Ozzy.

A glimpse into the workshop :

a thought - an idea - a sketch

and : the product !

Selection of figures available - please contact us about what is in stock