Door Slammer - Yule Lad Ornament
Hurðaskellir or Door Slammer (18th Dec.) is the seventh Yule Lad to journey down from the mountains.
Surprisingly not interested in pilfering food like most of his brothers, Hurðaskellir has a much more disturbing obsession: door slamming. Every door he comes across he must give a good slam, often repeatedly. For maximum effect and greatest pleasure, he indulges his desire in the middle of the night.
Size: in cm: 7.5 /in.: 3,1
The seventh was Door Slammer,
a sorry, vulgar chap:
When people in the twilight
would take a little nap,
he was happy as a lark
with the havoc he could wreak,
slamming doors and hearing
the hinges on them squeak.
Available set of 14 Christmas ornaments
There is a set of Yule Lad-themed Christmas decorations and ornaments set available for you to decorate your Christmas tree or other things to hang them on.
You can also get Christmas figurines with the 13 Icelandic Yule Lads here to decorate your home.
STORY OF THE YULE LADS
In Iceland there is a folk tale about the 13 Icelandic Christmas Trolls or the Santa Clauses, called Yule Lads.
Care to know more about the other Christmas lads?
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