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Sindre the Nordic Forest Troll (Available on Etsy) by Nymla Sindre the Nordic Forest Troll (Available on Etsy) by Nymla
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This is Sindre, a Nordic Forest Troll. Currently up for adoption on Etsy.

The body is made of felted wool with rice inside. It feels wooly and soft and can be shaped a bit when squished.
The tail is posable and made of leather and wool. The head is made of sculpey clay (super sculpey and sculpey firm mix), wool (the hair) and acrylic paints.
It is about 13 cm in height and weighs about 260 grams.
This is an original sculpt and is not a cast, so there will never be another one exactly like this.

Sindre:

She is a very shy little troll and she is also very bright. She is always the first one who knows where to find the blueberries.

Nordic Forest Trolls:

These small troll creatures (their bodies about the size of a big apple) live deep in the forest under the moss and tree roots where they dig and build their lairs. Their burrows can be quite deep with large “rooms” to fit several trolls, sleeping together. In the winter the forest trolls go into hibernation and wake up again in the spring.

Us humans hardly ever see these creatures, although they can seem a bit clumsy they can be very sneaky, especially since they can go completely invisible for short periods.
But legends and myths do mention these creatures. A common saying used by people in Norden, where these trolls live (mostly in northern Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), is that “the small ones have been here” when a blueberry area suddenly has been cleaned out.
The trolls love blueberries and that is almost all they eat. They also eat other berries, but only if they have to.

The Nordic Forest Trolls have big round noses with spots on their heads, and a small mouth. They bounce/hop/skip through the forest with their round little bodies and use their tail to climb and grab things.
They usually have no feet and hands but they can use magic to plop out little hands if they need, but they usually just use their tails.

Forest Trolls do not have a lot of other magical skills, their minds are mostly focused on blueberries. But one other great skill is that they can smell the berries from a very long distance and they can eat more berries than what seems physically possible for their small bodies.
If a troll loses its tail it can no longer use magic and it becomes very depressed. Although it can grow back again in a couple of years.
The trolls can live for hundreds of years.

For Sale at Etsy by foxyboxysolutions
nymla.etsy.com


More of my trolls:
  Meri the Nordic Forest Troll (available on Etsy) by Nymla Jorm the Nordic Forest Troll (available on Etsy) by Nymla Embla the Nordic Forest Troll (Available on Etsy) by Nymla  The Blueberry Hunt by Nymla
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The-GoblinQueen Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
so cute!
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Nymla Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you! ^^
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bear48 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Professional
nice job
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Nymla Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)
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keren-or Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooooh, so adorable!
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Nymla Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks xD
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Mossrygg Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Glorious nose, glorious work! :D
Although I already knew most of this, thanks for the awesome description! I've been looking for the likeness so I can write a document about the trolls!
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Nymla Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hehe thank you! I would love to read/see a document like that ^^
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pashmification Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG OMG OMG soooo cute!
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Nymla Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hehehee, thanks! ^^
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