“ Lagður the Ram
Ever since the days of the first settlers, the short-tailed Icelandic sheep has provided food and clothing for the people of Iceland. This remarkably hardy animal has survived every natural disaster and climatic adversity Icelandic nature has thrown at it.
The sheep grow wool for traditional handicraft and textile industry as well as providing excelente meat, which is a major ingrediente in Icelandic cuisine. Icelandic sheep farmers develop fondness and familiarity with their herds, which in many cases have been bred by generations on the same farm. A number of place names in Iceland stem from sheep and sheep farming and the sheep are truly an integral part of the appearance and culture of the Icelandic countryside.
Lagður the rami s a fine representative of the current population of Icelandic sheep. Born in the Spring of 2007, he grew upo n the rangelands of Northern Iceland. Lagður is the offspring of decades of careful breeding work by the farmers of Brun and Hrisar Farm. He is white, horned and well-muscled. Lagður is a beautiful ram with a lon body and strong feet.
In the spring of 2010, Lagður joined the elite group of Icelandic rams when he was chosen as a breeing ram for the nationwide AI breeding services. As a result of this, sheep farming in Iceland will reap the benefits of his excellent genetic traits for years to come. “
Made in Iceland from 100% cotton with amazing nature images on the front and a monochromatic fabric on the back. The printed pictures on the pads are not homogeneous which can create some slight color variations between the cushions of the same type.
Stuffing is not included.
Size: 40 x 60 cm
Laufabrauð – Leafbread
From National Heritage to Design
The “Laufabraud” is Iceland's Festivity BreadLaufabraud (Leafbread) are very thin wheat cakes, beautifully decorated. The decoration was supposed to make up for the simplicity of the cake itself. Flour was a luxury in those days and not used except at Christmas and on special occasions. The carving of the leaf-bread gave the common people the opportunity to express and show their artistic abilities and everyone always looked forward to it.
Table Runner: 35 x 120 cm
Table Runner: 48 x 150 cm
Tea Towel: 50 x 70 cm
ICELAND – Two continents meet in Iceland, lying as it does on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the North-American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Iceland is known as the lan of ice and fire, as both active volcanos and enormous glaciers can be found there. Icelandic nature contains many such contrasting features – lush valleys and expansive deserts, narrow fjords and vast plains, high waterfalls and big lakes.