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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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Happy Holidays from Saamisupplies!

Happy (almost) Holidays Everyone! I can’t believe I haven’t written a blog since SPRING. So many new and exciting things! Check out our new logo! Many thanks to Eye Prize Marketing for their wonderful design work. We spent most of our summer trying to navigate between online classes and the possibility of in-person classes again …

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Copper Thread

New! Sámi Inspired Copper Thread

Make new friends but keep the old. One is silver, the other gold…..and copper! Happy New Year everyone! Sammisupplies is ready to jump into the New Year with new classes, kits and products. While we feature our classic tin thread and gold colored thread, we are excited to offer copper spun thread to enhance your …

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New York Times Interviews Liz Bucheit about Sámi Culture

New York Times Interviews Liz Bucheit about Sámi Culture Happy Spring (almost) This year started off with a bang for everyone here at saamisupplies.com! I had the pleasure of being interviewed by New York Times journalist Penelope Colston for her “Echoes of Scandinavia” article about Sámi craft and culture.  Ms. Colston contacted me this past …

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Sámi National Day – February 6, 2020

Sámi National Day – February 6, 2020 Sámi National Day   February 6, 2020 Hi everyone! February is one of my favorite times of year.  Yes, yes we all know that Valentine’s Day is around the corner but did you know that the month of February is host to Sámi National Day? In honor of Sámi …

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Enjoy 10% off your next saamisupplies order !

10% Coupon Code: November Happy autumn everyone! Whew! It’s been some time since I’ve posted. We just finished up our round of fall classes at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN and the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, MN to name a few. Our students were awesome and they created beautiful pieces. …

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Viking Crafts at Your Fingertips

Happy Summer Everyone! There are so many things to enjoy during the summer months. One of my warm weather favorites is hosting classes without the adventure of traveling in the snow and sleet! We hosted a lively group June 7-8 at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, MN for the “Viking Posament” Bracelet Class. This …

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Celtic Four Braid Sami Bracelet Kit

New Sami Inspired Celtic Braid Bracelet Kit

New Sami Inspired Celtic Braid Bracelet Kit Happy Spring Everyone! Spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner.  Whether you’re busy planning your vacations or your summer book list, make sure that creating something by hand is part of your plan too. Our new Sami Inspired Celtic Braid kit is the perfect …

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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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