Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Krampus Buttons!!!

Krampus is a mythical creature who accompanies Saint Nicholas in various regions of the world during the Christmas season. The word Krampus originates from the Old High German word for claw (Krampen). In the Alpine regions, Krampus is represented by a demon-like creature accompanying Saint Nicholas. Krampus acts in conjunction with Saint Nicholas; the latter gives gifts to good children, while the Krampus gives warnings and punishments to the bad children. Traditionally, young men dress up as the Krampus in the first two weeks of December, particularly in the evening of December 5, and roam the streets frightening children and women with rusty chains and bells. In some rural areas the tradition also includes birching by Krampus, especially of young females.
Krampus 1.25" Button RedKrampus 1.25" Button Black
You can get this set of 1.25" Krampus buttons featuring Red Krampus & Black Krampus by Blitzkrieg Buttons for $3 ppd. Just paypal gogoblinko at gmail.com OR send $3 hidden cash to pobox 12044 Eugene OR 97440. Orders will be filled as soon as they are received.

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