The Swedish Three Crowns

Swedish three crowns

Around the world Sweden is recognized by its three golden crowns on a background of blue.You will find it on a coat of arms, cuff links, clothing etc. Historians have searched for the origin and meaning of the three crowns.Researchers felt they were used by heathen gods and others felt they represented the three surrounding areas of the capital that had the right to participate in the election of the king. It came down to the three crowns were simply accepted to be the symbols of the Three Holy Kings who came to praise the birth of Christ. Continue reading

Welcome to Ryder Antiques

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Welcome to Ryder Antiques, dealer of Swedish antiques, Swedish Folk Art, Norwegian Folk Art, Scandinavian Folk Art, French antiques, Canadiana, painted furniture and decorative artwork. We also carry Canadian Folk art, Dutch Folk Art, German Folk Art, and French Folk Art. We can be reached at (905) 639-4407 or you can email us at  lloydryder@gmail.com.