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There are many types of lawn gnomes coming in many shapes, sizes and features. The traditional male gnome wears a pointed red hat, tan trousers and green shirt. Today, the yard gnome has taken on a life of its own and can resemble even famous persons, such as presidents or presidential candidates! Typically they're made from glass or ceramic material and will withstand outdoor weather very well if placed outside. Sometimes, people will even invite these little creatures into their home to decorate their fireplace or mantle. Most often, however, you will find these resin, plastic, ceramic or glass creatures guarding lawns and gardens all over the world.