Sami drum from Russian Lapland described by Friis and Rae - Nordic Mythology- See Comments by saamiblog, via Flickr

Sami drum from Russian Lapland described by Friis and Rae - Nordic Mythology…

For the Sami the cosmos consisted of upper, middle and lower worlds. The Upper World was associated with the South, with warmth and life, and with the colour white. It was the domain of both the Sun (always female gendered) and the Earth Mother figure (Máttaráhkká). The Middle World was the everyday world in which we live, associated with the colour red. People shared this world with special liminal creatures such as bears. Through sacrifices and rituals, humans gain access to these other…

A diagrammatic reconstruction of the ancient Sami world-view, showing the tripartite division of the world into Upper, Middle and Underworlds. The Earth Mother (Máttaráhkká) resides in the Upper World.

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Beaivi, Beiwe, Bievve is the Sami name of the Sun or might refer to the Sami Sun-deity. The Sami Sun-deity is mostly depicted female. In Sápmi, north of the Polar circle, where the Sun during the winter-period, does not even reach the horizon. Beaivi is the spring and sun goddess of fertility and sanity was worshipped by the Sami. At Winter solstice a white female reindeer was sacrificed in honour of Beivve, to ensure that she returned to the world and put an end to the long winter season.

Beaivi, Beiwe, Bievve is the Sami name of the Sun or might refer to the Sami Sun-deity. The Sami Sun-deity is mostly depicted female. In Sápmi, north of the Polar circle, where the Sun during the winter-period, does not even reach the horizon. Beaivi is the spring and sun goddess of fertility and sanity was worshipped by the Sami. At Winter solstice a white female reindeer was sacrificed in honour of Beivve, to ensure that she returned to the world and put an end to the long winter season.

Large necklace garwed in reindeer horn.

Large necklace garwed in reindeer horn.

Riding Shaman Pendant. The symbol from the shaman drum, with a shaman riding on a horse. Height 24 mm, width 37 mm Chain length 50 cm Sterling Silver 925 Handmade in Inari, Lapland Price 69,00€

The symbol from the shaman drum, with a shaman riding on a horse. Height 24 mm, width 37 mm Chain length 50 cm Sterling Silver 925 Handmade in Inari, Lapland Price

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Amazing collection antique inuit eskimo carved artifacts effigy, hunt figures

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