Lundi / Puffin

May 18, 2015.

Posted by Una Sigurðardóttir.

Lundi, Puffin
Fratercula Arctica

VERÐ: 6800 ISK – PRICE: 45 EUR

156743-b3aa8fe76688441189f163d00b8f5b48This Puffin is handcrafted by Rósa Valtingojer. The puffin is made of ceramics and iron in the legs. Every bird is unique, hand formed, painted with precision and glazed. Size of the bird is 11 x 14 x 6 cm. Bird is safely packaged for shipping.

The latin name Fratercula means “tiny brother”, it refers to the colour of the birds feathers that looks like a monks outfit. The bird is also called “prófastur” which means priest in Icelandic. The birds beak has more colours in the breading season. They lay their eggs in deep holes that they dig in the ground, and they only lay one egg. Puffins are sea birds and dive for their food, they spend most of their time out on the sea.

To order this bird contact Rósa at this email: rosa@gallerisnaeros.is