- Pixie Wall Plaques
- Quirky Home and Garden Decor
- A Great Mystical Gift
This is a set of two finely detailed pixie wall plaques that are perfect for the pixie loving home!
It's a great resin product and perfect for nailing to a tree or wall in the garden.
Boy: Height: 26cm | Width: 22cm | Depth: 5cm
Girl: Height: 17.5cm | Width: 22cm | Depth: 5cm
What are Pixies?
Pixies are mythical creatures of folklore, considered to particularly concentrated in the high moorland areas around Devon and Cornwall, suggesting some Celtic origin for the belief and name. Akin to the Irish and Scottish Aos Sí, pixies are believed to inhabit ancient underground ancestor sites such as stone circles, barrows, dolmens, ringfort or menhirs.
In traditional regional lore, pixies are generally benign, mischievous, short of stature and attractively childlike; they are fond of dancing, gather outdoors in huge numbers to dance or sometimes wrestle, through the night.
In modern times they are usually depicted with pointed ears, and often wearing a green outfit and pointed hat, although traditional stories describe them wearing dirty ragged bundles of rags which they happy discard for gifts of new clothes. Sometimes their eyes are described as being pointed upwards at the temple ends. These, however, are Victorian era conventions and not part of the older mythology.