The gnome, which originated in 19th century Germany, has long been a popular pottery garden accessory. They are often the target of pranks, known as gnoming, where people return garden gnomes “to the wild”. The Gare gnome is depicted with the standard pointy hat, beard, belt, pointy shoes but has a unique stick cane in his hand. The gnome can easily be painted in any color or pattern to match the décor of any garden! Just make sure you keep these gnomes are well protected as they’ve been known to be kidnapped and sent on trips around the world.