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 St. Nikolaus Iffelen in Egerkingen, Switzerland

These luminous designs illustrate St. Nicholas and many of his legends. Iffelen in Egerkingen also show other saints, related churches and more. The iffelen are drawn on paper, laminated and candles illuminate them from within. Designed and created by Wolfgang von Arx and Martin von Arb, the first five were made in 2005. There are now more than fifty, all illustrating Nicholas' acts of kindness and chairty and other ways to follow the light leading to Christmas. Original sources for designs are noted when known.

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Chlausezunft Egerkingen logo
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Nicholas as Bishop
Original image from high altar in St Martin's Church
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Original image St Nikolaus statue, St Martin's Church
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Original image St Nikolaus statue, St Martin's Church
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Original image St Nikolaus statue, St Martin's Church
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Original design: Church window, St. Niklausen, Canton Obwalden
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Original design: St Nicholas statue, Stadtkirche, Frauenfeld
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Original design: St Nicholas statue, Stadtkirche, Frauenfeld
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Traditional icon image
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Calming the sea
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Calming the sea
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Original design: Church window, St. Niklausen, Canton Obwalden
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With three children
Original image: Elisabeth Ivanovsky
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With three children
Original image: Elisabeth Ivanovsky
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With the three children
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Three young women
Original image: Elisabeth Ivanovsky
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Three young women
Original image: Elisabeth Ivanovsky
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Healing paralyzed hand
Original image: Elisabeth Ivanovsky
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Healing paralyzed hand
Original image: Elisabeth Ivanovsky
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Miracle of the grain
Original image: St Martin's Church, Olten
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Miracle of the grain
Original image: National Museum, Budapest
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Original design: Church window, St. Niklausen, Canton Obwalden
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Friend of children
Original design: Emanuele Luzzati
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Orignal design: St Nikolauskirche, Baltrum, Germany
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Saving child from scalding
Orignal design: St Nikolauskirche, Baltrum, Germany
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Saving the officers
Orignal design: St Nikolauskirche, Baltrum, Germany
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The Golden Cup
Original drawing: Martin von Arb
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Three maidens
Original drawing: Martin von Arb
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Beatitude: Blessed are those who are kind
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Beatitude: Blessed are those who are kind
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Wangen Chlaus for the Niklaus society, Wangen bei Olten, Canton Solothurn

St. Nicholas in Egerkingen

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More Egerkingen iffelen, click on "Unsere Iffelen"

IMAGES: Chlausezunft Egerkingen. Used by permission.

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