"Taikamylly" (Sampo, the magical mill; Kalevala) by Marimekko.

Decorate your walls with Marimekko Taikamylly wall hangings from cotton with brushed aluminum rails for easy mounting.

Boats in sámi art

Boats in Sámi art. [Drawings of Saami symbology used on ritual drums & possibly in prehistoric rock art in northern Eurasia.

LOUHI [noun] a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish and Lappish mythology. She was described as a powerful witch with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. She was also the main opponent of Väinämöinen and his coterie in the battle for the magical artifact Sampo in the Kalevala.

victoriousvocabulary: “ LOUHI [noun] a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish and Lappish mythology. She was described as a powerful witch with the ability to change shape and weave mighty.

Runot 5-7 Louhi, Pohjan akka kalevala kuvataide pohjolan neito - Google-haku

wilczelyko: “ Louhi is a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish mythology and the mythology of Lapland. Louhi is described as a powerful witch, with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. She is also the main opponent of.

Kantele player Teppana Jänis. - Kalevalaseura 1916 FINLAND

Kantele player Teppana Jänis. - Kalevalaseura 1916 FINLAND

''The Aino myth '' 1891, triptych by Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Detail . Triptych's right panel

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (right-hand panel) Aino has decided to take her own life rather than marry the ancient Väinamöinen. She sits on the shore and listens to the song of the water-maidens of Vellamo.

Aino is a figure in the Kalevala. It relates that she was the beautiful sister of Joukahainen.  Aino's brother, having lost a singing contest to Väinämöinen, promised Aino's "hands and feet" in marriage if Väinämöinen would save him from drowning in the swamp. Aino did not want to marry such an old man.  Rather than submit to this fate, Aino drowned herself. However, she returned to taunt the grieving Väinämöinen as a salmon.

Kalevala myth, Väinämöinen (old man) wants the young maiden,Aino > Finland

Iku-Turso from the Kalevala. A malevolent sea monster from Finnish mythology. Also the god of war.

Insanely detailed paintings of kaiju fighting in historical battles will fill you with awe

Iku-Turso is a sea-monster in the Finnish mythology collected in the poetry of Kalevala. Illustration by Miina Sundberg.

Creation of the world according to Kalevala, Finnish mythology. First there was only primal waters and sky. But sky also had a daughter named Ilmatar. A bird laid 6 golden and 1 iron eggs on Ilmatar's knee. As the bird incubated her eggs, the heat became too hot and the eggs fell and shattered. Land was formed from the lower part of one of the eggshells. The egg whites turned into the moon and stars and the yolk became the sun.

The Kalevala is the national saga of Finland. Pieced together (and embellished) by Elias Lönnrot in the late Century, from a traditional cycle told by rural storytellers, the tales which constitute the Kalevala show signs of great antiquity

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