Ratsumies, "The Horseman" by Finnish composer Aulis Sallinen is where Kirsti Doukas draws her inspiration for the third jewelry collection for the Savonlinna Opera Festival.
The Horseman is a romantic story describing love under circumstances that prove to be thorny not only for a man but especially for a woman. Objects found in the world of horsemanship inspire the allusion to the collection: metal rings, harnesses, and leather straps and laces.
The Horseman collection has an intriguing way of embodying the theme of the opera with a clear implication to modern design of jewelry.
Kalevala's handsome cufflinks have a slight curve to its locking mechanism, allowing a strong and flat meeting with your shirt.
Kalevala Jewelry seeks its inspiration from the unique Finnish and Scandinavian jewelry traditions throughout the ages. Most of the Kalevala Koru models are replicas of ancient Iron Age jewelry discovered by archaeologists. Read more about
Created from a clear vision, the pieces from jewelry designer Kristi Doukas convey messages of love, art and country. As one of the best known jewelry designers in Finland, Doukas has been designing for Kalevala since 1989 and has won several awards for her work including Goldsmith of the y... More Kirsti Doukas