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Norway from the view of a miniaturist

 

What does Norway, the land of the Vikings offer to miniaturists, both local and tourists?

 

These spaces are for pictures (e.g. from a fair, club meeting, exhibition or miniatures made by local people).


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8 These spaces are for pictures (e.g. from a fair, club meeting, exhibition or miniatures made by local people).

 

 

Dollhouse hobby history of Norway

  • summary of early beginnings in the hobby

Popularity of miniatures, approximate number of miniaturists, most popular scales

  • the most popular scale is ... also ... and ... are used
  • there are about ... miniaturists and doll lovers and there are ... associations: 

Well known Dollhouse Projects

  • The most famous dollhouse is ...
  • See also museums for places to visit

Famous trademark related to dollhouses/dolls/miniatures are...

  •   list local trademarks here

Publications

Famous artisans, miniaturists, writers

  • name of the artisans and link to their home page

Christel Jensen

Tove Jonsgaard

Calendar

Add upcoming events for Norway on the appropriate date. This calendar can be embedded on your personal blog or website and it updates to current events automatically. see e.g. Littleroomers

 

Photos, web pages, shops and blogs

The wiki blog page lists blogs by language.

see the tag nationality for all other pages in this wiki related to this country

 

On-line Digests

Digests which discuss Norway minis

 

Clubs/Groups/associations

Add links to  local clubs here, along with contact information.

 

Exhibitions

Check wiki photo_exhibits page.

List regularly scheduled shows by month and location e.g. September - annual show x, and link to website.

 

FAQ for people living in this country

As a newbie miniaturist, what should I know?

 

Where can I find the materials I need?

 

FAQ for visitors

Where can I find miniatures in an average town in this country?

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What are the craft shops called or are there other places to try out?

Terms used for:

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flea market=

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What should I buy as a souvenirs?

  • Hardangersøm - white work embroidery, traditionally worked with  white thread on white even-weave cloth using counted thread and drawn thread work techniques
  • Rosemaling (Norwegian for rose painting) - decorative painting on wood, used to embellish furniture
  • Filigree jewelry
  • Trolls

When a friend of mine is going to this country, what should I ask her to bring me?

  • as always, check those "made in ....." labels!

 

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