Worn by the Sami people, (also spelled Saami), one of the indigenous people of northern Europe inhabiting Sapmi, which today encompasses parts of northern Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Kola Peninsula of Russia, as well as the border area between south and middle Sweden.     This form of clothing, known as gakti, is traditionally worn both in ceremonial contexts and while working, particularly when herding reindeer.

Worn by the Sami people, (also spelled Saami), one of the indigenous people of…

The Sami are genetically distinct in all of Europe.

Saami smoking his pipe. / This is more likely HER pipe, FYI. No big deal .

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Sami people (also spelled Sámi or Saami) are protected under the international conventions of indigenous peoples. They typically wear fur and colorful clothes, the fur keeps them warm and the colors keep them from being shot with an arrow or a gun.

Folk Costume & Embroidery: Overview of north Saami costume http://folkcostume.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/overview-of-saami-costume.html

Overview of Saami costume

Sami . Reindeer Calve -- or young -- whose antlers were taken for other use. Those are not "Costumes", the Sami are around Hunting, and need to be SEEN in bright colors. It's the coldest part of Scandinavia, and they love their reindeer, & don't want to waste any of them so clothing is made the old ways -- it keeps them warmer than warm in Coldest part of their World!! (Living in a tent often!!)

Sami reindeer calf whose antlers were taken for other use.

Portrait of pretty Sami girl in a traditional hat and peske at the Jokkmokk Winter Market. Sweden. Size to A4: Sami, Jokkmokk Market: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Portrait of pretty Sami girl in a traditional hat and peske at the Jokkmokk Winter Market. Size to Sami, Jokkmokk Market: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

power knot tutorial. I run a blog with DIY&tutorials about everything: Hair, nail, make-up, clothes, baking, decorations and much more! My blog adress is: tuwws.blogspot.se

The "Power Knot" for making jewelry, or attaching a hook to fishing line, or anything else that requires a long-lasting, no-slip knot

luxe表参道店~MARIA RUDMAN~ | JOURNAL STANDARD LADY'S OFFICIAL BLOG

luxe表参道店~MARIA RUDMAN~ | JOURNAL STANDARD LADY'S OFFICIAL BLOG

Sydde en messma att ha på jobbet för ett tag sen. Så himla praktiskt,  och så skönt att slippa ta med min egen varje dag.

Sydde en messma att ha på jobbet för ett tag sen. Så himla praktiskt, och så skönt att slippa ta med min egen varje dag.

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