traditional lithuanian straw himmeli

traditional lithuanian straw himmeli

Elohelmi-olkityöt

Elohelmi-olkityöt

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Modern 'himmeli' (in Finnish. 'Oro' in Swedish) by Per-Åke Backman. Traditional Scandinavian straw craft

Modern 'himmeli' (in Finnish. 'Oro' in Swedish) by Per-Åke Backman. Traditional Scandinavian straw craft

Himmel (Finland) old Christmas ornament. In the olden days, himmeli decorations were made and then hung above the dinner table to ensure that the coming rye crop would be plentiful. Himmeli are made in many different shapes and sizes but the bigger the decoration, the larger and more successful, the rye crop would be.

Himmel (Finland) old Christmas ornament. In the olden days, himmeli decorations were made and then hung above the dinner table to ensure that the coming rye crop would be plentiful. Himmeli are made in many different shapes and sizes but the bigger the decoration, the larger and more successful, the rye crop would be.

"Spring" (from Quattro Stagioni), Per-Åke Backman. (Photo Lennart Edvardsson)

"Spring" (from Quattro Stagioni), Per-Åke Backman. (Photo Lennart Edvardsson)

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sodai sodai leliumai...

Swedish straw decorations Halmens hus, Halmkronor, Himmeli

Swedish straw decorations Halmens hus, Halmkronor, Himmeli

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