The bunad from Hardanger is a living tradition and has evolved from a folk costume. The different regions are indicated in the detailing on the costumes. This bunad has a green silk bodies and a black woolen skirt. The white apron has inlaid embroidery, which is known as Hardanger embroidery. - Hardanger Folkemuseum, (from 1911-) in Norway
Norwegian bride wearing a traditional folk costume with a bridal crown. You will notice the bridal crown has small metal discs and beads hanging from it which produce a melodic tinkling and according to some legends this is supposed to ward off evil spirits from the bride.
Oslo bunad embroidery on skirt. After WW2 a committee formed to invent the Oslo Bunad. My Mother in Law, Signe Marie Eriksen. was a member. The embroidery was her idea as wildflowers were a great love of her life. She made a bunad for ech of her grandson's wives and her self and her Daughter in Law.