These pages are a collection of odd pictures
and trivia about llamas.
(They are not for sale, they are simply for your entertainment.)
was displayed in
Also in Arica
a nativity scene
which included llamas.
Rich earthy colors, the hues of Peruvian soil,
characterize this ceramic sculpture entitled
The Pack Animal Driver’s Christmas.
This is Veijo Pascuero from Chile and is from
the International Santa Claus Collection. He is
dressed in a wonderful native costume with
red bolaro jacket, white shirt, tan leather pants
and beautiful gold trimmed boots. He has his arm
around his trusty white llama, who accompanies
him on Christmas Eve when Santa delivers his gifts.
This nativity set from Ecuador
is made from is masapan
which means bread dough.
It depicts the Ecuadorian Quechua
indian rendition of the birth of Jesus.
The three kings are on llamas.
It was about eighty degrees
when I spotted this
in Santiago, Chile.
Those animals pulling the sleigh
look suspiciously like llamas.
This is a Christmas card from 1949.
This Christmas card from Cusco
is from 1958
Here are a couple of little
bread dough llamas from Ecuador
that you can hang
on your Christmas tree.
A couple of
Christmas rubber stamps.
The one below says Merry Criasmas.
This patchwork style
wreath is made from
snippets of cloth
and figures filled with
cotton to adorn the
circular base with
scenes and motifs
from the Andes.
The llama on the right
is a traditional Peruvian
folk art Christmas ornament.
This is a retablo from Peru with a herd of llamas in the lower section. The word retablo means a group of figurines depicting a scene or a story.
The Peruvian retablos are made of wood, hinges with small nails for the doors, and a form of papier maché and gesso for the figurines, but made with Andean raw materials. Each figurine is hand made and hand painted to minute details. In general, these retablos depict a religious scene, in this case a nativity scene.
Back in 1995 we made a Christmas card based on a llama poem by Ogden Nash:
The one-l lama, he’s a priest.
The two-l llama, he’s a beast.
I will bet a silk pajama
There isn’t any three-l lllama.
As you can see below, we decided to take it a step further:
You know that a three el llama
is a really big fire in New York . . .
a two el llama is a beast from Peru . . .
and that a one el lama is a priest from Tibet,
Now you can meet . . .
the No el llama.
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