Bunad silver Hallingdal gentleman

Hallingdal gentleman

The most commonly used model of the Halling male Bunad is the black one, which in many ways resembles a modern dark suit. It has a lot in common with the Vest-Telemark gentleman's Bunad, but may also be found in other variations. The silver: The silver is mainly buttons. Normally, 12 large ones for the coat and 18 or 24 smaller ones for the vest, the coat sleeves and alternatively on the breeches. There are tailors that vary a little from this. In addition to buttons one may use neck buttons or a cross tooth neck-pin holding the neck collar together. There's usually a neckerchief, and further down on the chest one may have a cross tooth neck-pin and/or one or several small neck-pins. On the cuffs one should have cuff buttons. A proper male Bunad should have a knife, preferably with silver fittings with engraved patterns and cut patterns in the leather on the sheath. If the pants are made for usage of a belt, one will need a belt buckle. If it's not, one will need a small button for attaching the knife. Shoe buckles in real silver complete the set.

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Storage

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.

 

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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.

 

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Other brooches

Bunad silver Other brooches
Here you will find other, more unknown brooches. Despite this they still have their historic place on the Bunad.

 

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Cufflinks

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

 

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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.

 

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Buttons

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

 

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Accessories

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.

 

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Knives

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.

 

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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. 

 

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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. 

 

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