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Viking Snake Braid Bracelet Class

New Online Class Date for Viking Snake Braid Bracelet Class!

Hi Hi all! We had such a great turnout for our first online offering that we are adding an extra date for our ONLINE Viking Snake Braid Bracelet Class. Join me Saturday March 16, 2024 9am – 4pm Central for a day of crafting and conversation. But hurry – class size is limited to 15. […]

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Sølje Earring Kit

New! Sølje Earring Kit from saamisupplies.com

New! Sølje Earring Kit from saamisupplies.com Hei all! Fall has arrived in our beautiful little town and the leaves are ablaze on the bluffs. With the cooler weather I like to charge up my creative batteries and come up with kit ideas to inspire gifts for Xmas crafting. That said, we are excited to unveil

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Pewter Thread Braid Bash Class

Happy Summer from Saamisupplies

Summer greetings everyone! It has been a wonderful and wild past few months since my last blog. For starters I was awarded an artist residency at the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa. I was privileged to have access to the entire museum collection for the better part of January. The silver collection is amazing

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Viking Style Posament Bracelet II. Posament Saami inspired Style Braid bracelet with reindeer Leather made with reindeer leather and pewter thread and an antler button.

Happy New Year from Saamisupplies.com

Happy New Year Everyone! Wow- As usual I can’t believe another year has gone by so quickly. I’m still processing my incredible trip to Northern Norway this past April to learn about Sámi silver. On that note the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum will host my first talk online February 24. I’ll also be sharing this talk

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Viking Knit Chain Bracelet

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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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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Viking Style Posament Bracelet made with reindeer leather and pewter thread and an antler button.

New Saamisupplies Classes for 2021

New Saamisupplies Classes for 2021 Hi everyone! What a year it has been. As I sit down to write this blog I realize I haven’t written anything since the summer. Between moving our classes to Zoom formats and looking ahead to what classes will look like in 2021 the year is ending with a bit

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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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