Norwegian bride wearing a traditional folk costume with a bridal crown. The bridal crown has small metal discs and beads hanging from it which produce a melodic tinkling — according to legend, this is to ward off evil spirits from the bride.
People from eastern Telemark, ca. NORWAY: The traditional folk costume of Norway, called Bunad. Nowadays, it is commonly worn on Norway’s Constitution day (May The specifics of design may also vary, shown here is a couple from the Telemark region circa