History of the Norwegian Trolls

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Far to the North, where the winter storms from the Arctic Ocean lash the unsheltered coasts, lies a long and narrow country. In our time the country is covered with snow and ice only during the winter, but long, long ago a heavy, thousand-year-old glacier towered over the country.

 

As the climate slowly changed and the glacier receded northwards, people who lived south of the glacier followed it. They took the country for their own and called it Norway. The people were called Norwegians. They saw that the country was very beautiful and thought that they were the first inhabitants, but it was not long before they discovered that the country was already occupied by a lot of strange creatures who lived in the most peculiar places.

 

In the mountains, of which there were many, lived the trolls. The chief of them all was Dovregubben. Some of the trolls were extremely large, while others could be really small, and they were all very old. They were only to be seen at night, or at dusk, because such creatures of course did not tolerate the light of day. If they did not get into the mountains before the sun shone, they cracked or turned to stone.

 

The trolls were like people but had only four fingers on each hand and four toes on each foot. Otherwise, they all had long noses (troll wives often used their noses to stir the cooking pot when they made soup or porridge), they were shaggy and rough-haired, and every one of them had a tail which resembled a cow's rump.

 

Then, as now, some people say they can glimpse the trolls when walking in the forest and fields, so it is prudent to be extra careful when one walks in nature, especially when it starts to get dark. You never know what is out there or what you may meet. Remember that the trolls can see you!

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  • Crying Troll Crying Troll Crying Troll Crying Troll

    Crying Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 048NFApprox. 3" H  

    $42.00
  • Hide-and-Seek Troll Hide-and-Seek Troll Hide-and-Seek Troll Hide-and-Seek Troll

    Hide-and-Seek Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 051NF3 1/2" H  

    $42.00
  • Troll in Cooking Pot Troll in Cooking Pot Troll in Cooking Pot Troll in Cooking Pot

    Troll in Cooking Pot

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 054NFApprox. 3" H  

    $42.00
  • Good Luck Troll Good Luck Troll Good Luck Troll Good Luck Troll

    Good Luck Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 012NFApprox. 3" H  

    $44.00
  • Little Lena Troll Little Lena Troll Little Lena Troll Little Lena Troll

    Little Lena Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 015NFApprox. 3" H  

    $44.00
  • Little Ole Troll Little Ole Troll Little Ole Troll Little Ole Troll

    Little Ole Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 018NF3 7/8" H  

    $44.00
  • Hugger Troll Hugger Troll Hugger Troll Hugger Troll

    Hugger Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 031NF3 7/8" H  

    $44.00
  • Happy Little Boy Troll Happy Little Boy Troll Happy Little Boy Troll Happy Little Boy Troll

    Happy Little Boy Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 060NFApprox. 3" H  

    $44.00
  • Pretty Please Troll Pretty Please Troll Pretty Please Troll Pretty Please Troll

    Pretty Please Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 078NF3 1/8" H  

    $44.00
  • Troll Girl Picking Nose Troll Girl Picking Nose Troll Girl Picking Nose Troll Girl Picking Nose

    Troll Girl Picking Nose

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 144NF3" H  

    $44.00
  • Skipper Troll Skipper Troll Skipper Troll Skipper Troll

    Skipper Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 022NF3" H  

    $48.00
  • Peek-A-Boo Troll Peek-A-Boo Troll Peek-A-Boo Troll Peek-A-Boo Troll

    Peek-A-Boo Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 177NFApprox. 3" H  

    $48.00
  • Viking Troll with Norwegian Drinking Horn Viking Troll with Norwegian Drinking Horn Viking Troll with Norwegian Drinking Horn Viking Troll with Norwegian Drinking Horn

    Viking Troll with Norwegian Drinking Horn

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 010NFApprox. 3" H  

    $52.00
  • Sweet, Curtsey Girl Troll Sweet, Curtsey Girl Troll Sweet, Curtsey Girl Troll Sweet, Curtsey Girl Troll

    Sweet, Curtsey Girl Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 115NF5 1/2" H  

    $55.00
  • Big Ole Troll Big Ole Troll Big Ole Troll Big Ole Troll

    Big Ole Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 118NF6" H  

    $55.00
  • Motorcycle Troll with Norwegian Helmet Motorcycle Troll with Norwegian Helmet Motorcycle Troll with Norwegian Helmet Motorcycle Troll with Norwegian Helmet

    Motorcycle Troll with Norwegian Helmet

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 154NFApprox. 3" H  

    $55.00
  • Gardener Troll Gardener Troll Gardener Troll Gardener Troll

    Gardener Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 204NFApprox. 3" H  

    $56.00
  • Viking Troll with Axe Viking Troll with Axe Viking Troll with Axe Viking Troll with Axe

    Viking Troll with Axe

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 206NFApprox. 3" H  

    $56.00
  • Good Ol' Country Troll Good Ol' Country Troll Good Ol' Country Troll Good Ol' Country Troll

    Good Ol' Country Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 117NF6 3/4" H  

    $59.00
  • Young Couple Trolls Young Couple Trolls Young Couple Trolls Young Couple Trolls

    Young Couple Trolls

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 055NFApprox. 3" H  

    $72.00
  • Sneaky Little Troll Sneaky Little Troll Sneaky Little Troll Sneaky Little Troll

    Sneaky Little Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 240NF7 1/8" H  

    $78.00
  • Grandfather Troll Grandfather Troll Grandfather Troll Grandfather Troll

    Grandfather Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 256NF7 1/8" H  

    $89.00
  • Thumbs-up Troll Thumbs-up Troll Thumbs-up Troll Thumbs-up Troll

    Thumbs-up Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage!  

    $89.50
  • 3 Headed Troll 3 Headed Troll 3 Headed Troll 3 Headed Troll

    3 Headed Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 150NF7 1/2" H  

    $93.00
  • WitchTroll WitchTroll WitchTroll WitchTroll

    WitchTroll

    If she's looking at you, let's hope it's a good spell she is about to cast!  Full of detail and personality, she is one of the taller and most popular Nyform Trolls.  Our in-store customers always have a comment or a joke to make, usually...

    $126.00
  • Big Boy Troll Big Boy Troll Big Boy Troll Big Boy Troll

    Big Boy Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 100NF13 3/4"  

    $275.99
  • Happy Ole Troll Happy Ole Troll Happy Ole Troll Happy Ole Troll

    Happy Ole Troll

    Original Norwegian Design since 1964. Handmade and unbreakable, these trolls are made of all natrual materials.  Be sure to read more about their history at the top of the Trolls homepage! Item number: 103NF17 3/4" H  

    $374.99
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