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Jewelry Classes This Autumn in Minnesota

Hello everyone! Summer is winding down and there’s a little coolness in the air reminding me that the fall and winter holidays are not far off. September is a big month for planning 2023 classes so while I’m in negotiations with several of my usual venues I wanted to make you aware of the great …

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Anita Schmid and Peter Rust Brooch

Saamisupplies Silver Thread Stories From Norway

Happy summer everyone! I hope you celebrated the summer solstice in true Norwegian fashion with lots of delicious food, drink and dancing. I’ve been busy finishing up my final report about my Norway trip for my American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship titled Silver Threads: Discovering Sámi Silver so I’ve pulled out some of my favorite photos …

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Sámi Inspired Bracelet Class

Happy New Year from saamisupplies.com!

Hello and Happy New Year from saamisupplies.com! Woohoo for ’22! Here we are at the beginning of a new year and we are ready to rock out returning to the classroom as well as maintaining our online classes. The last time I was in a physical classroom was March of 2019 and we were hosting …

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New! Sámi Inspired Sparkly Hoop Earrings

New! Sámi Inspired Sparkle Hoop Earring Class

Happy spring everyone! (Well, almost) It’s hard to imagine that nearly a year ago we were facing a lock down and requests to shelter in place. We all have missed and put life events on hold like celebrations, memorials, graduations and so much more.  We also had to make the computer our means of staying …

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Happy summer from Saamisupplies

Happy summer from Saamisupplies.com Hopefully everyone is finding time to find a bright spot during these troubled times. I am constantly amazed at the resiliency of the human heart and that artists and organizations around the world are among those at the core advocating for change. I want to take a moment to thank all …

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Saami Bracelets in Spring colors!

Stuck at home? Bracelet projects!

Stuck at home? Bracelet projects! Hello everyone! Life is quite different since I last posted and with most of Minnesota stuck at home I’m getting lots of orders for kits and requests for new projects. Since many of my classes have been postponed I’m busy filming and experimenting with new bracelet (and necklace!) designs I …

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Lanesboro Jewelry Artist Wins International Award

Lanesboro Jewelry Artist Wins International Award International award winning jewelry designer Liz Bucheit is the recipient of the Grand Award in the Wire Category of The Metal Jewelry Artistry Awards competition. Designed to draw attention to metal and wire artistry, this juried competition sponsored by Bead & Button magazine and FacetJewelry.com drew entries from around the world. Bucheit’s …

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Saami Inspired Bracelets are Great for Folks with Jewelry Allergies

There are so many features of this craft that are unique. Some people are specifically attracted to the intricate braiding and hand stitching that go into a bracelet or necklace. Other folks want to identify appreciation for their Scandinavian and or Saami roots by wearing tin thread jewelry to show cultural pride. But did you …

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Liz Bucheit

How to Find Your Calling to Craft

  I have always been fascinated by how people are attracted to a particular craft or art form. For me, I developed an obsession with jewelry by the age of four and would beg my mother to let me “organize” her jewelry drawer. I would pile on as many rings, necklaces, bracelets and pins my …

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