Chalais Associates is the US Agent for Gollnest & Kiesel of Germany, one of the most important wooden toy producers in Europe. The company makes high quality toys aimed specifically for the specialty retail market. Many of their toys have won awards, but every toy from Gollnest & Kiesel always fulfills the high quality standards of the company.

HOLZTIGER wooden figures are handcrafted in Europe of sustainably harvested hardwoods. They are timeless and beautifully styled and allow a child's imagination to develop while playing.

HEIMESS wooden baby toys are handcrafted in Germany using the highest quality materials, native woods, water-based dyes, safe adhesives, and they are saliva- and perspiration-resistant.

GOKI wooden toys are well known in Europe for high-quality craftsmanship at a fair price. The eye-catching packaging makes the brand easily recognizable and displays the design and colors of the toys.

The company takes sustainability and social responsibility very seriously. Every year they donate trees to be planted, and so far that totals more than a quarter of a million. They also build a school in the Third World each year, believing education is the way out of child labor and poverty.


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Gollnest & Kiesel is also the source for the ANKER line of building sets of man-made stone.  For over 130 years, these 100% natural blocks have been made by hand from a formula of quartz sand, linseed oil, color pigments and chalk.  In addition to the well-known traditional sets, there is also a more colorful junior line intended for children.

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Gollnest & Kiesel is a member of the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association
and the Toy Industry Association