Bunad silver Askoy gentleman

Askoy gentleman

The gentleman's Bunad from Askoy (Askøy) is in black woolen cloth or fabric. The coat and the vest have got a high collar and its edge is decorated with a plum-colored lace so as to fit the ladies Bunad. The same plum-color is repeated in the buttonholes. The vest may also be made in the same fabric as the waist piece on the ladies Bunad. The breeches have got a normal lining in front. White shirt, shoes, stockings and lace belongs with this Bunad. In the old days, one would also use a felt hat with it.

The silver: The silver for this Bunad should be oxidized. In the shirt there is a neck-button and cufflinks. In the breeches there are three buttons and a buckle to close the split by the knee. The double-breasted vest has got 10 silver buttons and a pocket for the timepiece. The coat is decorated by a silver button on each lower collar and five buttons on each side in the front. The coat can't be buttoned up. In addition, a man should have his knife, and one might want to consider silver shoe buckles, a timepiece and a chain for it.

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Bunad silver Storage
Proper storage of the Bunad and silver can save you a lot of work. Bunad bag and jewelry box takes good care of your Bunad and silver.



Gift card

Bunad silver Gift card
It's not always easy to know what the receiver prefers. Just select the one you want, and proceed to checkout. A gift card will be e-mailed to you. When the gift card is to be used, contact us, and we will help you.




Bunad silver Cufflinks
The cufflinks are sold as pairs. (This covers both the sleeves).



Neck buttons / Neck pins

Bunad silver Neck buttons / Neck pins
If there are buttonholes in the collar of the shirt, you can use neck buttons. If your collar lacks holes you should use a neck pin.




Bunad silver Buttons
You will find buttons in a wide variety. Everything from the "hobo" button (fanteknappen) to the more complex Holland buttons.  



Knee and vest buckles

Bunad silver Knee and vest buckles
These buckles have a purely practical function. They tighten the breeches over the stockings by the knee, and they tighten the back of the vest.




Bunad silver Accessories
Here you will find everything that can (but not necessarily) be used for your Bunad. There is 17. of May ribbons, belts, Chain for the Beltestakk, Bridal crowns, Arm ring, Suspender buckles etc.




Bunad silver Knives
In the old days, the Bunad knife was a food tool. Today it is only to Bunad and party costume that we are allowed to carry the knife in public place. In earlier times, the knife was an important heirloom that passed into inheritance through many generations.



Watch chain and timepieces

Bunad silver Watch chain and timepieces
A gorgeous pocket watch with chain are nice Accessories to the Bunad. You can choose between mechanical clockwork, or a battery driven clockwork. 



Bunad shoes

Bunad silver Bunad shoes
Bunad shoes are usually outside of our specialty, but as a service to our customers in the U.S., we now cooperate with "Loitegaard shoes". The buckles provided with the shoes is not in silver, but can usually be replaced.