What are Gnomes Without Eyes Called?

The Nisse is a creature from Scandinavian folklore that has made its way into many books. They originate from Nordic folklore which is associated with winter and, in particular, the Christmas season. What is a Norwegian Nisse? The Norwegian Nisse is a type...

Why are Gnomes Christmas Decorations?

What do Gnomes Symbolize for Christmas? In Scandinavian countries, house Christmas gnomes are said to live under or in your home. They take on the role similar to Santa Claus and protect the inhabitants from evil spirits until recently when they became more like...