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Switzerland – Åland Joint Issue: Folk Dress Brooches

Åland is a self-governed, demilitarized, Swedish-speaking region of Finland comprising more than 6,700 named islands. Since time immemorial, the islanders of Åland have made their living from the sea and seafaring. Thanks to its location in the Baltic Sea, halfway … Continue reading

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Aland – Switzerland Joint Issue

The two stamps issued by both posts present glittering silver jewelry embellishing the traditional folk dresses of the two countries. The Åland shawl buckle is a so-called woggle in silver designed by Åland silversmith Viking Sundberg on the basis of … Continue reading

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