Himmeli, straw crafts with symbol meaning and often made for Christmas. A popular tradition in Finland since ages. This book by Eija Koski newly launched with all sorts of himmelis, both for modern and traditional interior.
Detail of my himmeli, made of organic rye straw.
Olkitähdet on valmistettu himmelitekniikalla. Pienen tähden halkaisija on 16 cm ja ison tähden 34 cm.
Traditional Finnish Himmeli. In the Book HIMMELI geometrisk halmslöjd förr och nu.(Natur och Kultur 2016 by Eija Koski, Photo Katja Lösönen)
Viisikulmainen himmeli - modern christmas decoration
himmeli mobile finland
Once I got started making himmeli-inspired shapes, I couldn’t stop. The only thing that stopped me from making brass versions of the other straw prototypes I came up with was that my hands we…