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Belsnickels

A Belsnickel is the German companion of Saint Nicholas which is still in use as a Christmas figure in the Pennsylvania Dutch community. The folktale is that Belsnickel, dressed in fur, arrives just before Christmas and figures out which children have been naughty. He carries a switch and will beat the bad children, and so, the children are scared into behaving nicely in hopes that St. Nicholas will bring them presents.  If Belsnickel finds that the children are well behaved, he will throw them some candy. Although the traditional Belsnickel tends to be in tattered clothing and somewhat mean-looking, our Belsnickels are beautiful representations of this folktale, and take on the more friendly look of Santa Claus.
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Wooden Noah Claus
14064
$49.95
Out of Stock
Flat Belsnickle Ornament/Putty
FBOP
$3.75
In Stock
Flat Belsnickle Ornament/Green
FBOG
$3.75
In Stock
4.25
C32080
Sale
$13.25  $7.95
In Stock
Santa with Girl
7RS422
Sale
$19.95  $10.95
In Stock
TOP HAT SNOWMAN
THSOPTION
$25.00
Usually ships within 1-6 weeks depending on the schedule of the crafter.
Vintage Saint Nicholas Container
TD4068
$85.95
Usually ships within 1-6 weeks depending on the schedule of the crafter.
9 IN GLITTER IVORY BELSNICKLE
14222
$23.95
In Stock
Ol Glittery Red Santa
82681
$34.95
In Stock
Ol Glittery Silver Santa
82684
$34.95
In Stock
Primitive Santa
7D4113
$19.95
In Stock
10 IN VINTAGE RED BELSNICKLE
9056
$21.95
In Stock
12 IN DEEP RED VELVET BELSNICKLE
11795
$36.95
In Stock
12 IN DEEP RED TAUPE BELSNICKLE
11803
$36.95
In Stock
12 IN IVORY VELVET BELSNICKLE
11815
$36.95
In Stock
14 IN VINTAGE RED BELSNICKLE
9055
$32.95
Usually ships within 1-6 weeks depending on the schedule of the crafter.
14 IN VINTAGE WHITE BELSNICKLE
9059
$32.95
Usually ships within 1-6 weeks depending on the schedule of the crafter.
16 IN DEEP RED VELVET BELSNICKLE
11796
$51.95
In Stock
16 IN GREEN BELSNICKLE WITH BAG
SW147292
$55.95
In Stock
16 IN MOCHA BELSNICKLE WITH BAG
SW147272
$55.95
In Stock
16 IN SOFT BLUE VELVET BELSNICKLE
11812
$51.95
Usually ships within 1-6 weeks depending on the schedule of the crafter.
17 IN VINTAGE RED BELSNICKLE
9054
$38.95
Usually ships within 1-6 weeks depending on the schedule of the crafter.
17 IN VINTAGE WHITE BELSNICKLE
9058
$38.95
Usually ships within 1-6 weeks depending on the schedule of the crafter.
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