Decorative details on the back of a man's Sami tunic. Kautokeino, Norway. 1996
Bryan and Cherry Alexander Photography. Leading photographers of the Polar Regions specialising in pictures of indigenous peoples of the North and all aspects of Antarctica.
Shaman´s drum symbols in Scandinavia
Saami symbols - Figures with trees, maybe gods/goddesses? Rana Neida / Rana Niete is a goddess of spring and fertility, daughter of the earth. Her name means “the green, fertile fields”. Leibolmai is the god of the hunt and wild animals. Radien or Veralden Olmai is the god of the sky, Ruler of the World.
21st Century Farmer
This September some of my screen prints will be in the 21st Century Farmer exhibition at Jennifer Collier's wonderful Unit Twelve Gallery in Staffordshire. I've been looking forward to this all year because I know the gallery is professionally run, my work will be well presented, taken care of and returned in good condition. The exhibitions at Unit Twelve are always beautifully curated with lots of attention to detail and they feature an exciting mix of different designer makers. They are…
All Things Finnish
Antique Finnish Rya, dated 1925 “This charming antique Finnish Rya has a classic Scandinavian folk art design of the eighteenth century rendered with absolute fidelity. Sprays of carnations, tulips,...
dailyoverview: “Check out this stunning drone photo of the Pulkkilanharju bridge crossing Lake Päijänne in Asikkala, Finland. It is the second largest lake in the country, spanning 266,874 acres and...