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Woman accidentally breaks smiling garden gnome and finds hidden limbless figurine melded inside of it.
Bury the gnome. Dig a deep hole and put the gnome in the hole.
incinerate the gnome. turn the gnome to ash and launch the ash into the fucking sun
This isn’t as occult as you’d think. It’s common for large decorative figures to be hollow rather than solid and have their innards filled with smaller, rejected sculpts from the kiln to weigh the piece down. Compared to carving out a block, this method saves time and money.