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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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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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Sami Bracelet Kits in New Styles

Sami Bracelet Kits in New Styles Winter has been long here in the Midwest so we’ve had lots of time to work on developing some unique and exciting bracelet kits. We are also stoked about our new corresponding instructional videos to help you with your individual projects. Whether you are buying a kit or want …

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You’re Going to Love This…..

You’re Going to Love This….. Happy spring (almost!) We are always looking for unique and unusual items to accentuate your designs. Recently our client Paula inquired about the tiny silver beads she was seeing on several bracelet designs online. After a few emails we followed up on her advice to add silver beads to our …

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A History of Tin Thread Embroidery of the Sámi People

A History of Tin Thread Embroidery of the Sámi People We love pewter thread for the distinct and unique properties that make it so wonderful to braid and weave when creating bracelets and necklaces. The coiled thread is soft and holds its shape after years of wear. However, did you know that the use of …

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Get some class! Crown Trout Jewelers to host Saami Inspired Bracelet Class

In addition to creating custom jewelry in our Lanesboro, MN studio our Saami Inspired Bracelet Classes keep us on the road for a good portion of the year.  We’ve been teaching these classes for 16 years and have introduced this unique craft to over 1300 students. After teaching and presenting in dozens of venues and …

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Advanced Sámi Inspired Bracelet Class

Saamisupplies.com announces International Shipping Service

Saamisupplies.com announces International Shipping Service Greetings everyone! We have expanded our ordering platform to include International Flat Rate Shipping! With over 700 subscribers we have been getting order inquiries from Japan, Switzerland, Spain and even Russia. Stay tuned for new products, kits, books and tips and tricks for this unique craft. Don’t forget to check …

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