How to Sew a Sami Bracelet

This article continues from Part 1 – Sami Pulla Bracelet Pattern for making a Pewter braid. Please Note: I supply these patterns and instructions for making Sami style crafts free of charge. These are provided for your personal use only. Please be respectful of the Sami and their cultural heritage and do not sell your … Continue reading “How to Sew a Sami Bracelet”

Sami Bracelet Pattern – Pulla 4 Strand

Sami style reindeer bracelets are usually made using reindeer leather and pewter thread. The pewter thread is woven into a braid and then hand stitched onto a length of reindeer leather. The bracelet enclosure is a button made of reindeer antler horn or pewter. The pewter or tin thread can be woven into a variety … Continue reading “Sami Bracelet Pattern – Pulla 4 Strand”

Sami Reindeer Bracelets

One of the traditional Saami duodji crafts is leathermaking. I thought I would give it a try. I started with something simple by purchasing a Sami bracelet kit from a Sami supplier in Sweden TNKReativt. The bracelet kit includes a piece of reindeer leather, tin thread, artificial sinew, clear nylon thread, sewing thread, a sewing … Continue reading “Sami Reindeer Bracelets”