Blomqvist is mostly known for offering art of very high quality, but has over the years offered everything from simple handicraft, antiques, art, paintings to priceless heirlooms. In addition to art - paintings, prints and sculptures, are furniture, silver, porcelain, glassware and other antiques. Jewelry has become an interesting addition to our auctions.
Ernst Skofteland was sure the experts were pulling his leg when they told him that the sword he had found in a roadside ditch four years ago was 3000 years old, dating back to the bronze age.
The Stavanger Region will be European Capital of Culture this year, with the ambitious vision: OPEN PORT. The opening ceremony takes place in the centre of Stavanger on Saturday afternoon.
Today, Saturday February 6th is celebrated as the indigenous Sami People's Day in Norway and other Scandinavian countries. The day is official flag day in Norway, and the Sami flag is flown on all official buildings.
Luke, a newcomer to Norway who has settled in a small hamlet in the far north, in Finnmark with his family, wants to share with us his first impressions of this strange land on the front steps of the Arctic: