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Saami Inspired Viking Posament Bracelet Kit

Viking Posament Bracelet Kit – New!

Happy summer! I know it’s been a minute but we have finally launched a new kit offering! Now you can build on your skills with our Viking Posament Bracelet Kit. This has been a really popular online and in person class so we decided to create a kit based on this beautiful bracelet project with …

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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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Sami Siida Alta1a

Saamisupplies returns from Sámi Land in Norway

Greetings one and all! We have returned from the great northern reaches of Norway. I still have to pinch myself that my trip wasn’t a dream! I am so grateful to the American Scandinavian Foundation for sponsoring my research on discovering Sámi silver. We took hundreds of photos and hours of video that will knock …

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Happy Spring from Saamisupplies.com

Happy Spring Everyone! It’s the final countdown to our big adventure! Please note that any saamisupplies.com orders placed after April 5 will be mailed after April 30 so stock up on your favorites in the next week. Needless to say this particular April is going to be one for the books. In less than two …

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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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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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What’s On the Sámi Inspired Projects Workbench

What’s On the Sámi Inspired Projects Workbench August is here and we’re moving into the “dog days” of summer. It’s been pretty hot here in Southeastern Minnesota so I’ve been working on several new projects in my sweet air conditioned studio! I’m always developing new ideas for different kits so here are a few new …

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Four Braid Color Band Sami Bracelet Kit

New Sami Four Braid Bracelet Colors!

New Sami Four Braid Bracelet Colors Order up some color for your Sámi Inspired Bracelet styles! I can’t believe I’m already planning 2020 class dates starting in January…..! We’re headed into the dog days of summer so why not grab some kits and get those fall birthdays, wedding and holiday gifts going? Our new Four …

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Pewter Thread Braid Bash Class

Viking Inspired Bracelets

Viking Inspired Bracelets Every time I teach a class my students inspire me to come up with different variations of braiding and weaving using pewter thread. Here are a couple of projects I’m currently working on that combine Celtic and Nordic influences. This pattern is nicknamed ‘Viking Star’. There’s also this fancy ‘Josephine’  and ‘Viking …

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