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The History of Solvang, the Heritage of Denmark  


A unique shopping experience with products reflective of the treasured heritage of Denmark and the vibrant art of the present.

Spirit of Solvang
BOOK: The Spirit of Solvang.

More than 10 years of research and development went into this project to chronicle the challenges and triumphs of this Danish community that grew and thrived for over a century. Book includes extensive use of historic photographs. 220 pages. $39.95.

To order book:
(805) 686-1211 or
email info@elverhoj.org

DVD: Solvang, Danish Colony in California:
The fascinating history of a little town that grew into an internationally-known tourist destination. 113 minutes. $15.00. More Information.

To order DVD:
(805) 686-1211 or
email info@elverhoj.org

A specially curated selection of affordable items for gift-giving or as a special treat for you, including exclusives found only at Elverhøj!

A beautifully luxurious selection of scarves from Kronborg Castle: Fashionable textiles that incorporate historically accurate depictions of Viking Rune stones and motifs as well as emblems from Danish castles such as monograms of King Frederik II and his son King Christian IV. Katja Bie works at her studio in Denmark at Hamlet’s Castle. Elverhøj is the exclusive United States location for these scarves.

Ekelund fine Swedish linens: A favorite with local shoppers and visitors alike. The oldest family-owned company in the world, Ekelund produces elegant tabletop linens of all-natural materials in an environmentally-conscious way. Designs are sophisticated and range from classic to contemporary. Our expanded selection includes lovely new patterns on dishtowels, dishcloths and table runners. 

Solvang Papirklip: Notecards, patterns and one-of-a-kind framed artworks created by local artist Rick James Marzullo. Host a family craft party and create your own note cards and decorations. 

Scandinavian inspired jewelry: Amber, silver, and artisan crafted pieces that incorporate Danish coins and stamps. Beautiful and affordable.

Books: Danish culture, children’s books, Danish WWII resistance, Danish cookbooks, and more.

PlusPlus Blocks: This Danish company has won numerous education awards for their stimulating and easy to use building blocks. Suitable for children 2+. Two sizes and endless possibilities!

Danish Christmas: Hand-made Danish ornaments, craft kits, linens, and nisser will help you celebrate this favorite of Danish holidays.

To reserve your ornament(s), phone the Museum at (805) 686-1211 or email info@elverhoj.org with your request. Quantities are limited. Delivery via U.S. mail is available.

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