Seasons greetings

Sweden, Skåne. Orrefors (Lena Bergström left, Ingegärd Råman right)

Swedish yuletide gnomes

Season’s greetings to you all
and best wishes for 2016

Orrefors glass, designed by Lena Bergström (clear glass)
and Ingegärd Råman (black and red)

These are pagan figures who watch over your home at night.
They don’t bring presents, that’s the yule goat:

Our version of the Swedish Christmas goat, a pseudosantareindeer

Our version of the Swedish yuletide goat, a pseudo reindeer

©Sidney Wood and SWPhonetics, 1994-2015


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