With the Ekshärad pattern, I want to capture the spirit found in these life-affecting crosses in Ekshärad, that contains so much Swedish culture history and craftsmanship.
The Iron Cross is called Life Tree, it is an ancient Christian symbol that reminds us that even though people die, life ekshärad dating site ends.
The life trees make Ekshärad an international attraction that is found on stamps and encyclopedias. Thanks to Prosten Krook, there are many old crosses preserved, the oldest being from the end of the s.
There are over iron crosses in the cemetery in Ekshärad.
Iron crosses are still being manufactured in the Stjärnfors forge. A craft that has been inherited in generations. A large part of Ekshärad's identity is in these iron crosses.
All our products with the design Ekshärad. The crosses have a long tradition that stretches to our days. Originally, they where made by local blacksmiths, now they are mainly manufactured in the Stjärnfossmedjan.
A big part of Ekshärads identity is still in these iron-crosses. The oldest cross is dated as early as the th from Nössemark Exactly how long mittens have been knitted in Scandinavia is unclear, but there are preserved mitten fragments dating back to as early as the 13th century. A new church was built in the th century, but history has a tendency of repeated itself and it flooded once again.
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Designer Åse Öjbro, founder of Öjbro Vantfabrik, have created wearable art with mitten as her starting point. Åse worked as a painter in many years before she decided to express herself in wool instead.
The cuff was given a two-colored rib to connect with the spikes found on the crosses.