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Scandinavian Needlecraft (from Tilda Magazine)

Waterfall Highway, Furebergsfossen, Hardanger, Norway

Waterfall Highway, Furebergsfossen, Hardanger, Norway

Georges Chakra- #LadyLuxuryDesigns

Reine, Norway


Norwegian heritage....Rosemaling

Telemark Rosemaling Cabinet - JP3068

Hell, Norway

Arctic paradise - Vaeroy in Lofoten Islands - Norway - by Daniel Korzhonov on 500px

Museum Quality Norwegian Rosemaled Table Scandinavian Norway Rosemaling | eBay

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You'll find Norwegian Getaway's Aqua Park at 17 decks above the sea! Complete with 5 multi-story waterslides, 2 swimming pools, 4 hot tubs, and whole lot more--you won't know where to start! #UltimateGetaway

Marvpostei - my favourite Norwegian Christmas cookie

MatPrat - Marvpostei

Krumkake: a Norwegian waffle cookie | Milk and Cereal

Krumkake | Milk & Cereal

Norway, like a tiny Christmas village

rosemaling | Rosemaling for Anyone by Lois Meuller VGM

Rosemaling for Anyone by Lois Meuller VGM

The styles of Norwegian Rosemaling.

Posters/ Prints - Jansen Art Online Store

Embroidery of Frafjord. This pattern was reconstructed from a bonnet found in Frafjord.

Rosemaling Trends, Traditions and Beyond - Angelines sanchez esteban - Álbumes web de Picasa

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Ålesund, Norway

In Norse mythology, Rán (Old Norse "sea") is a sea goddess. She is married to Ægir and they have nine daughters together. She had a net in which she tried to capture men who ventured out on the sea She is also associated with the practice of sailors bringing gold with them on any voyage, so that if they drowned while at sea, Ran would be pleased by their gift. (wiki)

A "draugr" is an undead creature from Norse mythology. Draugar were believed to live in the graves of dead Vikings, being the body of the dead. As the graves of important men often contained a good amount of wealth, the draugr jealously guards his treasures, even after death. Draugar possess superhuman strength, can increase their size at will, and carry the unmistakable stench of decay.

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    A Draugr (In Norwegian we say 'draug') was also believed to sail across the sea. The sea Draugr could alert of deaths or accidents. He was described to be seen as an sailor without a head and was sitting in a half boat. The Draugr could give chilling screams when he shows. He was the creature who showed up when sailors or other people drowned in the ocean. The people was then described as 'lost souls' who could not rest after their death. Interesting, huh?

Women of the Norse Pantheon Hail to the Jeweled Lady on Lammas morning whose flesh is her treasure, and worth all...

In Norse mythology, the Valkyries were Odin's Shield Maidens, virgins with golden hair and snowy arms who soared above the battlefields to gather up fallen heroes and bring them back to Valhalla. They were later made popular by the Volsung Saga and the Niebelungenlied where Brunhild was a beautiful fallen Valkyrie who was stripped of her immortality for defying Odin and trying to protect the condemned Siegmund.

"Coif: ca. 1720-1750, Norwegian, silk satin, embroidered with silk thread."

Oslo, Norway. A grocery is on the main floor. No supermarkets in Oslo.