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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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Whimsical home decoration: A Modern klokkestreng made of fake fur fabric

Originally, ‘klokkestreng’ (= bell pull) refers to a thick cord attached to a bell which you could ring by pulling the cord. It was used in bourgeoise homes to call servants. Later on the cord developed into a narrow cross-stitching … Continue reading

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Modern ‘klokkestreng’ home decoration

‘Klokkestreng’, or bell pull, is a well known tradition in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Originally, a bell pull was a thick rope tied to a bell, which you could ring by pulling the rope, and call your servants. Times changed, … Continue reading

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