My handmade gnomes are a great addition to any décor.
Enjoy one all year or collect them all and switch them out by season and holiday. Surround your home with a gnome from Search Gnome More.
Great for gifts or special occasions. These gnomes light up the office as well.
Each Gnome is hand crafted and carefully detailed by me in my Wisconsin Studio.
Due to the nature of hand craftsmanship of Search Gnome More Gnomes, slight variation in details may occur.
You can not help but smile when looking at these adorable noses. Each gnome is handcrafted to have a unique personality that shows through.
I do offer many creative custom options. The sky is the limit.
You can find me locally in Hartford, WI at "The She Shed" as well as "Violet Blue" in Oconomowoc, WI.
The She Shed
660 Grand Ave, Hartford, WI 53027
25 S Main St, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
New creations are being made weekly so be sure to check out my facebook page for the latest designs and custom creations.
So what is a gnome?
A legendary dwarfish creature supposed to guard the earth's treasures underground. a small garden ornament in the form of a bearded man with a pointed hat.
A gnome is a diminutive spirit in Renaissance magic and alchemy, first introduced by Paracelsus in the 16th century and later adopted by more recent authors including those of modern fantasy literature.
Gnomes are known as symbols of good luck.! Gnomes were regarded as good luck charms by our ancestors and would often be found living in the rafters of barns where they would help watch over livestock. Gnomes are banned from the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show. ... Gnomes have a life expectancy of 400 years.
A nisse, tomte, tomtenisse, or tonttu is a mythological creature from Nordic folklore today typically associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season. It is generally described as being no taller than 90 cm, having a long white beard, and wearing a conical or knit cap in red or some other bright colour.
Originally, gnomes were thought to provide protection, especially of buried treasure and minerals in the ground. They are still used today to watch over crops and livestock, often tucked into the rafters of a barn or placed in the garden. . .
Gnomes or similar creatures were also found in folklore from many different countries, where they went by different names such as Nisse in Denmark and Norway, Duende in Spain and Hob in England.
A nisse (usually Norwegian) and a tomte (usually Swedish) are similar characters. They are both solitary, mischievous domestic sprites responsible for the protection and welfare of the farmstead and its buildings.
Tomte literally means “homestead man” and is derived from the word tomt which means homestead or building lot.
Nisse is derived from the name Nils which is the Scandinavian form of Nicholas.