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Vanberia International Gifts

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Address: Decorah, IA
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Extensive varied Scandanavian items

From jewelry and Christmas items to glassware and pottery, you can find so much here that you can't find elsewhere. The prices seem reasonable, and the staff is helpful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 June 2014
Susan P
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Park Ridge, IL
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Park Ridge, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

From jewelry and Christmas items to glassware and pottery, you can find so much here that you can't find elsewhere. The prices seem reasonable, and the staff is helpful.

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Solon, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2012

I can't believe the review written by some strange person who complained that everything in the store was scandinavian, overpriced, and junk. Duhhhhh!!!! That is what you usually find in a scandinavian town with a Norwegian museum and a Norwegian college. Old ladies? You are right about that (about as pleasant as they come). If they follow you around like... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

A truly exceptional gift shop. This has a spectrum of gift wares, from cards to Christmas ornaments. All with a Scandinavian theme. The hard to choose for will be accommodated here. Looks for the Ole and Lina fortune cookies or the trolls. My favorite was a silver locket with 4 photo capacity. I go here every time I am in... More 

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Deocrah, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2010

I hate this place. They only carry Scandinavian junk and overpriced knick-knacks. Yuck. Plus, the staff is all old ladies who look like they're constantly smelling something unpleasant. You know the look. Every time I go in (which, believe me, isn't often), they alternate either ignoring me, or following me around to make sure I'm not stealing some of their... More 

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Peoria, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2006

The selection of gifts (whether for yourself or others) is unbelievable and the service is beyond excellent. The store personnel leave you with the feeling that you've been helped by a family member that really cares that you're getting just the right item to fulfill your needs. I know you'll enjoy your shopping experience as much as my family and... More 

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