Created for anyone, Anna's jewelry fuses old Sámi traditions with contemporary design. Its wearer proudly celebrates Nordic indigenous handcraft, sustainable fashion, and self-empowerment.
By combining the wisdom and methods of her ancestors and Sámi heritage, with her sense of contemporary design and sustainable fashion, Simply Sámi was born in February 2016. Anna Lengstrand merges her deep passion for traditional Sámi handcraft (doudji) into each piece of jewelry that she is hand-making in her rural mountainside studio in Pemberton, BC. Anna was born and raised in Sweden, but left in her mid-twenties to do a ski season in Canada. The vast wilderness and the endless mountains pulled her to stay longer. Now, 10 years later, she has one foot in Sweden and one foot in Canada.
Care : Caring for your jewelry begins with being mindful of how to wear your pieces and when to take them off. Please always take off your Simply Sámi bracelet before showering, swimming, or exercising as water and sweat deteriorate the leather. The spun pewter and sterling silver wire require minimal care and will flatten down and take on a silver-like shiny patina over time. You can polish the wire and silver tag with a soft cloth, and the leather can be cleaned with leather conditioning if very dirty
When you are not wearing the jewelry, keep the bracelets stored in its box or bag to keep them from exposure to the outside elements. Please keep the necklaces tied together with tight, and leave them hanging from the leather part
Please be aware that a new Simply Sámi bracelet can feel a little stiff, but it quickly softens as you wear it. Same thing with the loop; it is made a little snug as the leather softens and the loop gets softer and slightly bigger after a few days of you wearing it.
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