Christmas Tomte Large Red Cap Grey Hair
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Asas Tomtebod was born from finding something to do with the left over wool and yarn and started making tomte, and sold them at a local fair. In 1993 Asas Tomtebod was born with a family workshop and trying to sell further than just locally in shows at Halmstad, Tällberg in Dalarna and in Gothenburg. Finally on 2000 they went to Formex fair and the world wide love of Tomte was born.
The sheep from the Swedish island of Gotland are unique. Using their curly grey wool along with warm water and soap, we create a felt that is then handshaped into caps and noses.
The sheepskin is turned into beards and hair. We also use sheepskin from Icelandic sheep, which have a long straight fleece in a variety of colors.
Asas Tomtebode Christmas Tomte, Large, Red Cap Grey Hair
This lovingly handmade Large Scandinavian Tomte or Nisse is 30 cm tall. The red cap is handmade felt from genuine Gotland Sheeps wool unique to Scandinavia, his body & nose is wood and his white beard if straight is made from Icelandic sheeps wool if curly or grey it’s made from Gotland sheeps wool. If his curls start to go just gently brush his beard & hair & spray with water to make it curly again it is said that he likes this too… don’t forget to leave his porridge out on Christmas Eve!
Christmas elves or Father Christmas these are eco and natural Christmas decorations to last for years and years
- Genuine hand made red felt cap and natural grey wool beard tomte
- Each one is unique no two are the same
- 30 cm tall
- Eco traditional decorations which last for generations
- Crafted in Sweden from a small family business
Also available in a smaller size, these are beautiful traditional hand crafted Tomte and each one is unique and hand made, and have their own special character, they are very special. indeed and make great little gifts.
Details: 30 cm tall approximately.
Material: Cap and beard 100% genuine wool & felt with a body of wood, all handmade