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The History and Magic of Bunad Jewelry
October 5, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree and Open to the Public
Jørgen Sando is a fourth-generation goldsmith in Telemark and specializes in “bunad silver,” which are brooches and other jewelry items for Norwegian national costumes. He will talk about the rich traditions and symbolism surrounding silver jewelry in rural Norway, how the jewelry has been used on folk costumes, and how to choose the right silver for your bunad.