Scandinavian Julegris [CJG2]

Price: $18.95

Available Qty: 2

Scandinavian Julegris

" Christmas Pig"

 Designed & Painted

    by Joan Dahl

Height: 2-1/4" (6 cm.)
Length: 4-3/4" (12 cm.)
Thickness 1/4" (6 mm.)



Fundamental to the yuletide feast is the Julegris (Christmas pig), fattened until the last waxing moon before Christmas. In addition to sylte (head cheese), it provided blodpudding (blood pudding), blodpølse (blood sausage), blodklubb (blood dumplings), and griselabber (pickled pigs feet). These pork delicacies could keep quite a few days in the chilly stabbur, or storehouse on the farms, where barrels and pails lined the walls and sausages, hams, and other dried meat hung in rows under the rafters. These dishes reflect the honored principle of Norway’s preindustrial, self-sufficient farms that discarding anything that could be eaten or used was both synd og skam (a sin and shame). Some even used the animal's bladder to make a hot water bottle, highly prized as an effective cure for rheumatism....! Today, many farmers do not participate in the slaughter, but bring the pig to a butcher who still cuts it in the traditional way for the time-honored Christmas Eve favorite Ribbe (pork ribs?). Many Christmas decorations and snacks are still made in the shape of the Julegris. Marzipan Griser in many sizes, are famous Christmas “goodies” in Norway.




Unique Collector Christmas Ornaments For You...!

Original One of a Kind Hand Painted Rosemaling, Designed and Autographed by the Artist, Joan Dahl

We regret that our Website is unable to show you the real rich details of this excellent Art Work. Since each item is individually Rosemaled, you will never find two that are identical. A lower quality website picture like this, does not manage to reveal the complete and beautiful stroke work. So be prepared for a pleasant experience when your selected items arrive! Shop outside the big box, for these unique heirloom gifts for yourself or those special friends that there are so difficult to find something for, because they already have "everything"! 


To reach the Minimum Order of $20, you may select a combination of different items.


We also offer Unfinished Collector Christmas Ornaments for you to paint with Patterns and Color Coded Instructions that show you how to paint and mix the different Families of Colors and their values.

The shipping rates given automatically does not include insurance
 Under Add Comments About Your Order:
Request additional cost insurance etc.
 Click here for -► Shipping & General Information 
     Use Major Credit Cards or Your Personal Check
 Come back and see us soon and bring your friends.!   
Dahl House Art & Rosemaling Center
Finer Gifts, Art & Craft Supplies Since 1976
Caribee Shores, 16623 W. River Rd.
Inglis, Florida 34449-9272
Phone: (352) 447-4178
This is an unprecedented opportunity for you to select from our broad and diversified line-up of quality art supplies by using your own computer and save gas money and time by not having to drive around to different stores. We offer the greatest variety of DVD’s available created by World Famous Art Teachers, Artist Drawing and Drafting Furniture, Artist Paints in all mediums. Brushes, Palettes, Seating, Metal and Wooden Easels, Kids Easels, Portfolios of all types, Artist Sets, Soft Portage items as "Just Stow-it" Artist Bags and so much more..! Our supplier Martin/F. Weber Co. is America’s leading and oldest Art Material Manufacturer founded in 1853. We are “youngsters” only having been in the art business since 1976 when introduced to this fine organization by Priscilla Houser who was a teacher for us in Solvang, California. All our products represent Art-Offers of an excellent value and durability. FREE domestic shipment and insurance on all the fine Martin Universal Design products that are safely delivered by FedEx and UPS. Thank you for visiting our "One Stop Art & Gift Store" with unique handmade arts and crafts. Please return often and bring all your painting friends by clicking on the following links->  www.RosemalingDVD.Com, www.Rosemal.Com or www.Art-Offers.Com


Available Qty: 2


Customers who bought this product also purchased
Red Bird
Red Bird
Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree