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A special knife

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I have been working as a handicrafter for many years and many projects have come and gone. Some projects are more fun than others. Sometimes there is projects wich one invests both time and heart into. This knife is a project like that. In my area it has been custom to engrave...

Tradition and traditional handicraft

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In the Saami society traditions and traditional knowledge is important. As a handicrafter a think a lot about this and  many do expect me to follow traditions and make traditional handicraft.  We have  a handicraft tradition wich is many hundred years old so of course that might...

The Saami drum and colonilization

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This year during the winter market in Jokkmokk I had an exhibition with Saami drums from all the Saami areas of Sweden. It is a huge field to explore and I have made extensive research, both practical and academic. I made my first drum way back in 2001 and not until now, 16 years...

Asa Kitok and in search for the roots of Duodji

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Now the winter market in Jokkmokk is over. It is the biggest event of the year for many Saami handicrafters. This year was especially important for me since I have known for a while that I had won the Asa Kitok-Award. It is an award that is given every year by the Saami...

Hair pin and the winter market in Jokkmokk

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A commissioned hair pin made from reindeer antler wich I had the time to make despite the Winter market in Jokkmokk coming up soon! I will have a similar hair pin for sale at the market 4-7 february. Full focus on the exhibition there  and more interesting Projects in the making,...

Kniv

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Its been a long time since the last update but here it is. Its been a long autumn with a lot of knife orders wich is nice since I really like making knives. I have made both utility knives and for exhibitions, both are really fun but its a special feeling when you know that the...