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Open House for Exhibit Sylvsmidja

March 19, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open House for Exhibit Sylvsmidja

March 19, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Vesterheim Main Building

Come and go with free admission from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m in the gallery in the Main Building and meet friends and silver experts from Voss, Norway.

Anne-Kari Salbu, co-owner of Sylvsmidja, and Trond Syversen, CEO of Sylvsmidja, will be available to talk with you about the company and the folklore behind Norwegian silver jewelry.

Learn from goldsmith Anders Fagerthun the best way to clean Norwegian silver jewelry.

Visit the Museum Store for a free gift (while supplies last) and a chance to shop Sylvsmidja’s traditional and contemporary jewelry designs.

Also – Vesterheim is offering a special opportunity for museum members! Goldsmith Anders Fagerthun will give evaluations of your personal Norwegian silver jewelry. Bring in an old piece of Norwegian silver jewelry to learn more about it and the best way to clean and care for it. This is available on the afternoon of March 17 and throughout the day on March 18 by appointment only. Call 563-382-9681 to secure your spot.

Not a member? Become one today to take part in the evaluations. Join online here.

The exhibit Sylvsmidja: Superior Craftsmanship in Silver since 1940 is open at Vesterheim through May 5, 2022.

An online presentation with Sylvsmidja co-owner Anne Kari Salbu will be planned for April. Check back for more information.

See a selection of pieces from Sylvsmidja available for sale in the Museum Store here.


March 19, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM