Mökillä - Finnish carpets - traditionally woven from scraps of left-over material - 'trasmattor'

Mökillä - Finnish carpets - traditionally woven from scraps of left-over material called 'trasmattor'. My grandmother and some of her Finnish neighbors had a loom in a garage and they used to make rugs like these.

Finnish mark before euro

Finnish mark bills before Finland converted to the Euro

"In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. It was believed the Sielulintu protected a person's soul at its most vulnerable when dreaming. It was tradition to keep a carved wooden bird by the bedside to keep the soul safe during sleep. Use this bird as a symbol of good luck, protection and happiness. To a happy soul!"

"In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. It was believed the Sielulintu (Soul Bird) protected a persons soul at its most.

Luettelo Suomen maakuntien nimikkolajeista – Wikipedia

Suomi – Wikipedia (the pin via Eijaleena)

Finland, Helsinki, Childhood Memories, Retro Vintage, Nostalgia, History


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