Category Archives: Vintage products I sell

Wrought iron embroidery hangers. A Scandinavian tradition.

In the Vintage and supplies section of my Etsy shop I sell embroidery hangers I find at flea markets. I especially look for hand made, wrought iron hangers in the Scandinavian klokkestreng / bell pull tradition. These kind of hangers are charming, they match … Continue reading

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Cast iron waffle makers from Norway

Cast iron waffle pan is not for everybody, but those who use them tend to have a passionate relationship to their pans. Cast iron waffle makers need to be maintained properly, but if you put some extra time and effort … Continue reading

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‘Klokkestreng’ bell pull tradition in the Nordic countries

Originally, ‘klokkestreng’ (= bell pull) refers to a thick, decorative cord attached to a lever and a bell which you could ring by pulling the cord. It was used in manor houses, country houses and bourgeoise homes to call servants … Continue reading

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How to use Norwegian ‘gorojern’ pizzelle iron

Update 21 December 2016: Please visit my Etsy shop to see available cast iron waffle makers. The original blog post below. ——————– I found this fantastic, vintage ‘gorojern’ pizzelle iron at a fleamarket. A gorojern is a sturdy, heavy, cast iron frying … Continue reading

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How to make Norwegian krumkake waffles

Krumkake waffles are traditional Christmas cookies in Norway. These crispy, thin waffles are rolled in cone form and filled with jam and whipped cream. They are made with a special pan called ‘krumkakejern’, krumkake iron, which leaves a beautiful, floral … Continue reading

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For sale: Vintage bell pull embroidery hangers

Are you making traditional Scandinavian bell pull embroidery wall hangings, but find it hard to locate authentic, traditional metal hangers to buy? I can help you. I visit flea markets and collect vintage bell pull hangers to sell them in … Continue reading

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Cobalt blue Russian Lomonosov tea cups and coffee sets

Enjoy Soviet luxury! Lomonosov is a legendary porcelain producer and their Soviet era products are collectibles in demand. I found a cardboard box full of various Lomonosov cups and saucers at a flea market in Finland. However, my own collection … Continue reading

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