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Rya Sheep Lying

Handmade Porcelain sheep figures by Colin's Creatures, Rya Sheep Lying


This reclining Rya sheep has white soft fur with the detailing in the face, pink lips and a slight gray heathering on its nose.

All my creatures are handcrafted in my Asheville, NC studio using porcelain, castable stone and imported woven fur from Steiff-Schulte in Germany.



Breed Description
Rya, also known as Swedish Carpet Wool Sheep, is a breed of sheep that is native to Sweden. The breed originated from the Swedish and Norwegian land race breeds. This double-coated breed of Swedish Land race origin also contains some Norwegian Sp�_lsau heritage.The purpose of the sheep was to use the long, wavy, and shiny wool to produce rya-wool, which is often used to make carpets. The rya sheep is a medium-sized with relatively short legs, and has strong and shiny long wool fibers. -- info via Wikipedia

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