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Saturday, 10 July 2010

A little bit of Lapland

Available now.... at specialistauctions.com

VINTAGE Christmas Table Cloth Mat Red White Snowflake

A delightful and unusual vintage placemat for the dinner table! Traditionally for Finnish Christmas but beautiful all year round. Would also look gorgeous framed. Measures 25.5cm x 27.5cm. A lovely old style, ethnic piece! £2.99

Saami Boy with Noitarumpu drum Merja Aletta Ranttila Ethnic POSTCARD

A beautiful postcard, from a painting by Merja Aletta Ranttila, a Saami woman who is famed in Lapland for her art! A little Saami boy in his traditional ethnic costume, wearing his four winds hat and playing his noitarumpu drum.

1m Red Embroidered Flower Ribbon as used on Four Wind Hats

One metre length of red ribbon which is embroidered with white flowers and blueberries. This is the type of ribbon that is often seen on the Lapland four wind hats. Measures 1.7cm wide. £1.99

RARE Hunka Lunka Shamaani Duo Saami Music Ethnic Yoik CD


A rare chance to obtain an obscure Saami CD. Hunka Lunka by Shamaani Duo. Shamaani Duo were Jonne Järvelä and Maaren Aikio, but disbanded several years ago. This Hunka Lunka Shamaani Duo CD is full of wonderful atmospheric Saami yoik music! A this musical pairing no longer exists.. these CDs only come up now on the secondary markets. Excellent condition. Used, but played only a few times. A few light marks to the plastic CD container. Totally giftable to the Saami descendant in your life...or maybe just a nice gift to yourself! £14.99

Saami style Reindeer Fur Glove Mitten Mitt KEYRING BLUE

A mascot for your keyring, keychain, mobile phone or perhaps purely for putting on your Christmas Tree! A miniature copy of a traditional Saami fur mitt. Made from Reindeer fur and topped with colourful felt. 5 cm x 3 cm approximately excluding the loop and ring which makes it 8 cm long approximately. Makes a cute little gift. £3.99

BARBIE DOLL Saami Girl LAPLAND Ethnic NATIONAL COSTUME http://www.specialistauctions.com/auctiondetails.php?id=1188319

Beautifully and very well decorated, this Barbie doll has been dressed using traditional fashions by the ONLY doll manufacturing company in Lapland. The dolls clothing is a blue traditional Saami dress outfit, includes the ladies red hilkka hooded hat and white silky shawl. These are all made by a local seamstress, using Lapland ribbons and felt-wool materials. She is also wearing white legging trousers under the dress and suedette fabric boots. The doll comes in a clear rectangular box. £34.99

UNNI JUMI Lapin Mahtava Noita FINNISH BOOK Shaman Lapland Witch

Hard back children's book, printed by WSOY 1985. In english it translates as "Unni Jumi, Laplands Awesome Witch" Written by Taru Tolsa-Repo. A rare find and in excellent condition with only light surface scratches, interior pages are wonderful! Fantastic line drawings and beautiful colour illustrations! Size of book is 21.5cm x 29.5cm and has 31 pages. Pictures include reindeer and Saami folk with their four wind hats and puukko knife at hand!

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