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Size: 4 ft 6 in x 7 ft 7 in m x m) - Antique Finnish Rya, dated 1925 - This antique Finnish Rya has a classic Scandinavian folk art design of the eighteenth century rendered with absolute fidelity - a hallmark of authentic vintage rugs.

Vintage Finnish Scandinavian Rug 42004 Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

Vintage Finnish Rya, Origin: Finland, Dated: 1925 - This charming vintage Finnish Rya has a classic Scandinavian folk art design of the eighteenth century rendered with absolute fidelity - a hallmark of authentic vintage rugs. Sprays of carnations, tulips, and poppies hover on a striking black ground, surrounding a series of inscriptions. The date of 1925 indicates when the rug was woven; the date of 1798 is probably the date of its archetype, no doubt a family heirloom. This piece was…

Arctic wild berries are distinctively featured in Finnish cuisine with their strong flavor and high nutrient content. In Finland everyone can pick wild berries, mushrooms and flowers, as long as they are not protected species Helsinki, Voyage Suede, Protected Species, Norwegian Food, Scandinavian Food, Lappland, Exotic Fruit, Red Fruit, Swedish Recipes

Puolukka - Lingonberry

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Midsummer & midnight in Finland. In case you need a reference for Kris and Talia's lake. Imagine a short redhead pushing a poetically good-looking guy into the water and then swimming in circles around him. Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Finland Travel, Saint Jean, Helsinki, Malta, The Great Outdoors, Places To See, Scenery

Midsummer & midnight

Actually 30mins to midnight... little underexposed on purpose, its not that dark at Summer in Finland.

 Finnish countryside - old school hay-making Lappland, Helsinki, To Infinity And Beyond, Farm Life, Country Life, Alaska, Norway, Fields, Harvest

Harvest

These two postcards arrived within the last month. I was struck with just how similar they were in spite of coming from almost oppos...

 My father made a birch alley to the house every Midsummer

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As a child the whole family picked these berries amongst all those mosquitos. Those were the days! (The August cloudberry harvest in Pello in Lapland) Helsinki, Lapland Finland, Finland Food, Finland Travel, Meanwhile In Finland, Finland Summer, Scandinavian Food, Lappland, Swedish Recipes

The August cloudberry harvest in Pello in Lapland - Travel Pello - Lapland, Finland

A Polar Bear's Tale: Käspaikka from Karelia, Finland - very interesting article about the special Finnish and Russian ritual embroidery

Old traditional Finnish puukko with birch bark sheath

Custom Knife Making

British Blades is an interest site for the making of custom knives, collecting of custom and production knives and for learning the art of bladesmithing and knifemaking.