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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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‘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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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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Wrought iron tapestry hangers

Update: The hangers below are sold. Please visit my shop to see available hangers. — I have managed to find a couple of fantastic, vintage tapestry hangers at flea markets. The hanger below is suitable for a large tapestry as it is … Continue reading

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Bell pull embroidery hangers

Bell pull embroidery is a traditional home decoration in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, England and Scotland. Old style hardware are the most charming option, but they are hard to find these days, as they are hardly produced any more. At times, … Continue reading

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Vintage embroidery hangers

Here is a fantastic pair of vintage embroidery metalwork. I found them at a flea market in Norway. The pair is quite wide, 31 cm, thus matching a large variety of textile wall decorations. These hangers are in very good … Continue reading

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Vintage home decor for sale: Norwegian ‘klokkestreng’ bell pull embroidery wall hanging

I found this ‘klokkestreng’ (=bell pull) embroidery wall hanging at a flea market in Norway. The item is in nice vintage condition. This cross stitch pattern is somewhat unusual in the Norwegian bell pull tradition dominated by ornaments. This bell … Continue reading

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