Scandinavian Iron Age and Early Medieval Ceramic Moulds - Lost Wax or Not or Both? | EXARC - Journal

Scandinavian Iron Age and Early Medieval Ceramic Moulds - Lost Wax or Not or Both?

The troll cross (trollkors) is a twisted piece of metal worn as an amulet to ward off malevolent magic. A charm worn by early Scandinavian peoples as protection against trolls and elves, the troll cross is an important part of Scandinavian folklore. Iron and crosses were both believed to ward off evil creatures. Troll crosses continue to be a popular item of jewelry throughout Scandinavia.

The troll cross (trollkors) is a twisted piece of metal worn as an amulet to ward off malevolent magic. A charm worn by early Scandinavian peoples as protection against trolls and elves, the troll.

The troll cross (trollkors) is a twisted piece of metal worn as an amulet to ward off malevolent magic. A charm worn by early Scandinavian peoples as protection against trolls and elves, the troll cross is an important part of Scandinavian folklore. Iron and crosses were both believed to ward off evil creatures. Troll crosses continue to be a popular item of jewelry throughout Scandinavia.

The troll cross (trollkors) is a twisted piece of metal worn as an amulet to ward off malevolent magic. A charm worn by early Scandinavian peoples as protection against trolls and elves, the troll.

From our research we think that this padlock was made by Star Lock Works. Other places claim that it was used for Scandinavian Jails. We are not sure of the actual origin. It is very unique and very rare to find such a great padlock with 2 keys! | eBay!

Antique/Vintage Star Lock Works SCANDINAVIAN Iron Prison Padlock w/2 keys RARE

From our research we think that this padlock was made by Star Lock Works. Other places claim that it was used for Scandinavian Jails. We are not sure of the actual origin. It is very unique and very rare to find such a great padlock with 2 keys!

Scandinavian Rosette Cookies (by about.com) P.S.:  Look below photo for recipe link

An Illustrated Step-By-Step Guide to Make Scandinavian Rosette Cookies

Antique~ Star Lock Works SCANDINAVIAN Iron Prison Padlock with key~LOOK

Antique/Vintage Star Lock Works SCANDINAVIAN Iron Prison Padlock w/2 keys RARE

Antique~ Star Lock Works SCANDINAVIAN Iron Prison Padlock with key~LOOK

Norewegian Krumkake: Prep Time: 10 Minutes, Plus 10 Minutes Resting  Cook Time: 1½-1¾ Hours  Makes: 24 Krumkaker

Norewegian Krumkake: Prep Time: 10 Minutes, Plus 10 Minutes Resting Cook Time: Hours Makes: 24 Krumkaker Made these for Xmas (jake's parents are Norwegian)

Rosettes - Grew up making these every winter.  Oil must be the right temp and batter should be thin or they will fall off the iron.  Perfectly crispy and taste like funnel cakes!  YUMMY!

Rosettes

Rosettes Recipe -"Dipping the edges of these traditional favorites in icing defines their lacy pattern," says field editor Iola Egle of McCook, Nebraska. I still have her iron.

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