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Kalevala Koru jewelry borrows on beliefs from antiquity. In ancient times, animals were endowed with powers that people lacked – the gods were thought to speak through animals. Birds in particular were considered a messenger of the gods, so the bird motif was widely used in ancient jewelry. The earliest origins of bird jewelry are difficult to trace, but in Finnish jewelry traditions, the bird has always symbolized health, wealth and success. Made in Finland.

Kalevala Bird of Hattula Bronze Pendant Necklace - Most Popular Items

Kalevala Bird of Hattula Bronze Pendant Necklace Kalevala Koru jewelry borrows on beliefs from antiquity. In ancient times, animals were endowed with powers that people lacked � the gods were thought to speak through animals. Birds in particular were...

Hattula The neo-Gothic church (arch. Bernhard Lohrmann 1852–57) - Hattulan kirkko, Hämeenlinna (Uusgoottilainen)

Pyhän Ristin kirkkoa tutkitaan maaperää penkomatta

Hattulan Pyhän Ristin kirkon ympäristöä on kartoitettu geofysiikan keinoin. Tarkoituksena on ollut selvittää muun muassa kirkon ympärillä olleen hautausmaan laajuutta.

Medieval Fair, Linnanpuisto, Hämeenlinna, Finland

Medieval Fair in Hämeenlinna 2012

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beautiful area for Sunday stroll around: Aulanko Park

beautiful area for Sunday stroll around: Aulanko Park

The Church of the Holy Cross in Hattula was built in the Gothic style during 1370-1420 to replace an earlier wooden church. The murals painted al secco from 1514-1516 are the largest in Finland, and they describe the events and stories in the Bible. Altogether, the church has 180 stories. There are also 40 wood sculptures, and two pulpits. One of the pulpits from 1550 is the oldest in Finland, and the other one is from the 17th century.

Tourism Hämeenlinna - Hämeenlinna Travel Guide | Discovering Finland

The Church of the Holy Cross in Hattula was built in the Gothic style during 1370-1420 to replace an earlier wooden church. The murals painted al secco from 1514-1516 are the largest in Finland, and they describe the events and stories in the Bible. Altogether, the church has 180 stories. There are also 40 wood sculptures, and two pulpits. One of the pulpits from 1550 is the oldest in Finland, and the other one is from the 17th century.

The Church of the Holy Cross in Hattula was built in the Gothic style during 1370-1420 to replace an earlier wooden church. The murals painted al secco from 1514-1516 are the largest in Finland, and they describe the events and stories in the Bible. Altogether, the church has 180 stories. There are also 40 wood sculptures, and two pulpits. One of the pulpits from 1550 is the oldest in Finland, and the other one is from the 17th century.

Tourism Hämeenlinna - Hämeenlinna Travel Guide | Discovering Finland

The Church of the Holy Cross in Hattula was built in the Gothic style during 1370-1420 to replace an earlier wooden church. The murals painted al secco from 1514-1516 are the largest in Finland, and they describe the events and stories in the Bible. Altogether, the church has 180 stories. There are also 40 wood sculptures, and two pulpits. One of the pulpits from 1550 is the oldest in Finland, and the other one is from the 17th century.

Hämeenlinna, statue of Finnish national composer Jean SIBELIUS 1865-1957

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~~Standing on the Edge | Beautiful foggy sunrise at Aulanko nature reserve, Hämeenlinna, Finland | by Lauri Lohi~~

~~Standing on the Edge | Beautiful foggy sunrise at Aulanko nature reserve, Hämeenlinna, Finland | by Lauri Lohi~~

~~Standing on the Edge | Beautiful foggy sunrise at Aulanko nature reserve, Hämeenlinna, Finland | by Lauri Lohi~~

~~Standing on the Edge | Beautiful foggy sunrise at Aulanko nature reserve, Hämeenlinna, Finland | by Lauri Lohi~~

Pulsatilla Patens - Pulsatilla on evening back light. Taken at Tuulos, Hämeenlinna, Finland. This is one of the most beautiful wild flowers in Finland, but it is extremely rare and occur only in Tavastia Proper, Finland on a few specific places.

Pulsatilla Patens - Pulsatilla on evening back light. Taken at Tuulos, Hämeenlinna, Finland. This is one of the most beautiful wild flowers in Finland, but it is extremely rare and occur only in Tavastia Proper, Finland on a few specific places.

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Tavastia Proper

Tavastia Proper