For many years now, the HOLZTIGER figures have stood for play value and very high quality "Made in Europe". They are individually handcrafted out of maple and beech wood and painted using watercolors.
This little crab fits into the palm of your hand, and doesn't pinch! It's painted nicely and so far has held up to rough play by two little kids. We like to put a blue playsilk down and pretend it's in the ocean.