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Scandinavian Ironing Boards

Viking "ironing board" - glass smoothing stone for smoothing and polishing fabrics, and whalebone board. Historiska Museet, Stockholm, Birka burial

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Scar Dragon Plaque - In 1991 a Viking boat burial was excavated on the beach at Scar on the island of Sanday, one of the Orkney Islands on the north coast of Scotland. It has been dated to between 875 and 950 AD. Among the finds were human remains,a quiver with eight arrows, bone combs, gaming pieces, two spindle whorls and a whalebone plaque featuring two dragon heads known as the Scar Dragon Plaque. It is now on display at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.

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Credit: Gjermundbu Viking Helmet (metallic), Viking, (10th century) / Universitetets Oldsamksamling, University of Oslo, Norway / Photo © AISA / The Bridgeman Art Library

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Toast by the fire this winter with Jotul. See our website for more information: http://jotul.com/uk/products/wood-stoves

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Polishing stone for ironing made of glass. Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. Object from the exhibition "We call them Vikings" produced by The Swedish History Museum.

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SCANDINAVIAN FANTASY FLOWERS Basket 5 Pockets Bag Round Ironing Cloth Holder Laundry Cotton Storage Organiser Nordic Handmade Fabric Gift

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Whalebone plaque, Viking, 9th century. Whalebone plaque decorated with a pair of openwork horses' heads at the top and incised with ring-and-dot and geometric designs. It is thought that these plaques were used as boards for smoothing folds and seams in linen clothing with the aid of bun-shaped glass smoothers. This example is from a barrow burial at Lilleberge, Namdalen, Norway. Whales were hunted for their skins, meat and whalebone; they also sometimes stranded themselves or were washed…

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Hands down best cookie EVER! Norwegian Krumkake Recipe (pronounced KROOM-ka-ka) from Wikipedia Krumkake or 'Krum kaka' (English pronunciation: /ˈkruːmkɑːkə/, meaning bent or curved cake, plural krumkaker) is a Norwegian waffle cookie made of flour, butter, eggs, sugar, and cream. Krumkake is traditionally made during the Christmas season. A special decorative two-sided iron griddle, similar to a waffle iron, is used to bake the thin round cakes. Older irons are used over the stove…

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