Chimney Sweep and Lucky Clover

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CHIMNEY SWEEP AND LUCK CLOVER 

SIZE: 11 inch. x 15 inch. - 28 x 38 cm
PAPER: BOCKINGFORD RKB FATPAD 425g/m² (200lb) ROUGH

2018 © ISABELLA KRAMER

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Chimney sweeps are often associated with a number of good luck symbols. For example, pigs and chimney sweeps are often linked together in tradition as good luck charms. It once was customary for the town chimney sweep to tote a pig through the streets on New Year’s Day; people paid a small sum to make a wish while pulling a hair from the pig. .... 
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In Germany it's a New Year's eve tradition to bring this small gifts decorated with Lucky clover and a little Chimney Sweep to family, friends and neighbors wishing good luck and a healthy New Year ahead. 



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Kommentare :

  1. That is interesting, Isabella, I did not know. I love the lucky clover leaves, you've painted it beautifully!

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    1. Yes, some things are of such different meanings, even within our European neighbors. Thank you very much for your kind stopping by and comment Judy.

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