Sami man's costume features yards and yards of ribbons.

Sami man's costume features yards and yards of ribbons

Did you know that colors and patterns in Sami jewellery indicate where a person is from, if they are single or married, and sometimes even their family of origin? So much information for a single bracelet! #Lapland #Culture #Travel #Gakti #TraditionalClothing

The sami people have a long tradition of using pewter to decorate their garments and make jewlery. Pictured here is leather and pewter braclets.

Did you know that colors and patterns in Sami jewellery indicate where a person is from, if they are single or married, and sometimes even their family of origin? So much information for a single bracelet! #Lapland #Culture #Travel #Gakti #TraditionalClothing

The sami people have a long tradition of using pewter to decorate their garments and make jewlery. Pictured here is leather and pewter braclets.

Samisk börs av renskinn och tenntråd. Sami purse.

Samisk börs av renskinn och tenntråd. Sami purse.

*The Saami - Samisk - Sámi*: Coastal Sami - Kystsamer - Boats - Båter & Gakti

*The Saami - Samisk - Sámi*: Coastal Sami - Kystsamer - Boats - Båter & Gakti

Barmkläde till en man, broderat med tenntråd. Foto: Anna Skielta

Barmkläde till en man, broderat med tenntråd. Foto: Anna Skielta

Beautiful belt. South Sami pewter embroidery ornamentation (Lycksele)

Beautiful belt. South Sami pewter embroidery ornamentation (Lycksele)

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This is a Traditional Sami garment (costume) with metal (goldwork) embroidered collar and silver jewellery buckles from Lapland.


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