It's a tradition we swear. On Christmas day a pickle is hidden on the Christmas tree, and whoever finds the pickles receives a little extra pressie.
The Tale of Two Pickle Legends - The Starving Civil War Soldier
Who begged a prison guard for food and like some miracle was given a pickle which saved him from starvation, thus the tradition was born when the soldier returned home he hung a pickle on the tree every year.
The Grim Brothers Style Saint Nicholas
The tale is that an evil innkeeper trapped two boys inside a barrel of pickles. St. Nicholas found the boys and freed them. The boys were able to make it home for Christmas dinner.
Size: aprox 9cm long x 2cm Wide
Care & Wash Instructions:
- Remove any metal editions such as key rings
- Place in a wash bag
- Cold machine wash (less than 30 degrees)
- Air dry (preferably semi-sun)
- Mold back into shape
Handmade by Cairns local artist: Imperfect Oddities.
Materials: Acrylic yarn.