Traditional Filigree: Sweet Sølje Pin (New!)
Traditional bunader would not be complete without the beautiful brooches that make them so unique to Norwegian culture. Explore the tools and techniques that go into the intricate construction of traditional sølje. Building on skills from Freya’s Fantasy Filigree class, you will create a small fine silver filigree brooch with delicate silver “spoon” drops in the custom of historical bunad brooch styles. All tools and materials are provided. There will be a materials fee of $95-$125.
Level of instruction: Must take Freya’s Fantasy Filigree as a prerequisite. Offered May 3-4, 2019
June 8-10, 2020– Traditional Filigree: Sweet Sølje Pin Class Vesterheim Folk Art School – Decorah, IA Call: 563-382-9681 or go online http://folkartschool.vesterheim.org/