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University of Tartu cap


Conditions of sale

The cap has a white velvet base surrounded by a navy velvet ribbon (the main colour of the university) and a black leather peak in frontComes in nine sizes 

A cap badge with the portico of the university’s main building and the year of founding the university in polished silver is attached to the middle of the velvet ribbon above the cap’s peakThe cap badge is made of 925 silver and its dimensions are 16 × 16 × 12.6 mm

Authors of the cap badge: Maarja Niinemägi, Kertu Tuberg and Merilin Pedastsaar from the jewellery studio Cirrus 

All members and alumni of the university have the right to wear the university’s cap. People who have been issued the cap have the right of unlimited duration to wear it

To order the cap, measure your head circumference and tick the corresponding box

See the Statutes of the University of Tartu cap for instructions on wearing the cap

Along with the cap, also the cap pouch can be bought (will be added to the price of the cap). The dimensions of the pouch are 30 × 40 cm


The Cirrus studio connects the jewellery artists Merilin Pedastsaar, Kertu Tuberg and Maarja Niinemägivisiting lecturers at Viljandi Culture Academy. According to authors, the design of the cap badge is inspired by its minimalist form and its surface finishing splendidly opens the silhouette of the University of Tartu portico. The cap badge forms an integrated whole with other symbol jewellery of the university

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