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Finnish Himmeli::traditional Finnish Christmas decorations, originally made to promote a good harvest: The bigger and more complex these rye straw decorations were, the better the crop would be.
Kuu is a Moon goddess in Finnish mythology. According to the Kalevala, the daughter of the air Ilmatar allowed a teal to lay its egg on her knee as she floated in the abyss. The egg fell and its parts formed the universe: the white of the egg became the moon, and the yolk the sun.
All Things Finnish
Aino Illustration by Russian artist Mechev MM Now my mind is filled with sorrow, Wanders though the bog and stubble, Wanders weary through the brambles, Roams throughout the dismal forest, Till my...
Deities & Demons
nowheresafefromthestorm: “ In the Finnish mythology the Nine diseases are the sons of Loviatar,the blind daughter of Tuoni.She is impregnated by wind.According to the version told in the Kalevala they...
Deities & Demons
fuckyeahpaganism: “Kalma ~ “Smell of the Corpse.” The Finno-Ugric goddess of death and the dead. Her house was guarded by Surma, a monstrous animal with ever-open jaws, who would seize and devour...
a dress from ancient times
a postcard from Finland, published by Heinolan seudun kalevalaiset naiset ry, printed by Tuotepaino oy. Foto: valokuvaamo Irma Gröndahl
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Vaipkleit. Dress reconstruction, Estonian iron age, wealthy woman from 12th-13th century, similar to Eura type dress from Finland. Jõukas eesti naine, 12.-13. saj. www.tigetikker.ee