Icelandic Yule Lad - Skyr Glutton
Skyrgámur or Skyr Glutton (19th Dec.) is the eighth Yule lad to make his way down from the mountains.
Upon coming to a dwelling, he heads straight to the dairy pantry. In the old days Skyr (a calcium-rich dairy product) was stored in large wooden barrels. Skyrgámur would tuck right in and not stop until he reached the bottom - a glutton to be sure, but one with strong bones and teeth!
Size: cm: 8,50 /in.: 3,34
Skyr Gobbler, the eighth,
was an awful stupid bloke.
He lambasted the skyr tub
till the lid on it broke.
Then he stood there gobbling
- his greed was well known -
until, about to burst,
he would bleat, howl and groan.
The 13 Yule Lads of Iceland
The Yule Lads originated from Icelandic folklore and were portrayed as mischievous trolls that steal food and livestock and scare the children in Iceland.
Care to know more about the other Christmas lads?
WANT TO BUY THE SET OF ALL THE FIGURINES?
You can get Christmas figurines with the 13 Icelandic Yule Lads here to decorate your home.
Here is a set of all 16 yule figurines
There are also a set of Yule Lad-themed Christmas decorations and ornaments for you to decorate your Christmas tree or other things to hang them on.
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