In the sami culture, silver jewellery was an important investment, but it was also believed to be loaded with magic and symbolism. A ‘silver collar’ forms part of the traditional woman’s costume for weddings and celebrations. This sami silver collar.
Above: Jewelry, Sami silver collar (Silverkrage). Part of traditional clothing with silver and metal goldwork (embroidery) on the collar. Used of Senjen, Tromso, Norway, in the early Below: Sami woman from Sweden with a silver collar.