Hedeby Coin Silk Scarf
These very special pieces are made using rich colors screened onto beautiful scarves and ties of silk. Designed with Scandinavian runes and the motif of a viking ship, from a Hedeby Coin. Hedeby coins were one of the first coins minted at the beginning of the 8th century, in Southern Jutland, in Denmark. The coin was found in the big Viking market-place at Birka, Sweden. 100% Silk, 20 x 61"
Denmark’s Katja Bie tells stories of her Nordic roots through her exquisite textile designs from her brand, Storytelling Textiles. Her designs use elements from Scandinavian history, remixed and added with Katja’s personal interpretation and style. Katja always works with original historical items, so that the feeling of authenticity is preserved in each of her products. Inspired by archaeology, Katja examines manuscripts, drawings and maps and transforms them into elegant scarves.