Hanna Hartikka

Hanna Hartikka

Hanna Hartikka
Muita ideoita: Hanna
Practice your Craft

Practice your Craft

Circle in the winter wood

Circle in the winter wood

ritual

ritual

eurasian-shamanism:  Evenk shamaness heating her drum over fire. Photo by A. Slapins, 1975 Heating the drum before use was necessary because the heat tightened the drum skin and changed its pitch. Basically, the shaman used the fire for tuning his/her drum.

eurasian-shamanism: Evenk shamaness heating her drum over fire. Photo by A. Slapins, 1975 Heating the drum before use was necessary because the heat tightened the drum skin and changed its pitch. Basically, the shaman used the fire for tuning his/her drum.

Mongolian shaman wearing a ritual gown and holding a drum with the image of a spirit helper, c. 1909.National Museum of Finland

Mongolian shaman wearing a ritual gown and holding a drum with the image of a spirit helper, c. 1909.National Museum of Finland

Artwork by Hugo Simberg, SYKSY (AUTUMN)

Artwork by Hugo Simberg, SYKSY (AUTUMN)

My next tattoo.. It is a Finnish symbol for protecting against evil spirits. Known as Saint John's arms or St Hannes cross.

My next tattoo.. It is a Finnish symbol for protecting against evil spirits. Known as Saint John's arms or St Hannes cross.

Finnish print design inspired by The Kalevela, could be a tattoo pattern design?

Finnish print design inspired by The Kalevela, could be a tattoo pattern design?

Kalevala

Kalevala

Nicolai Kocherin - Kalevala

Nicolai Kocherin - Kalevala