The Skolt Sámi were among the first to wear earrings in the northernmost parts of Europe, and these Kalevala earrings are designed after the prototype. Traders from the east sold earrings decorated with colored pieces of glass and silver, though this is kept all silver for versatile, modern style. Resembling an octopus, the earring motif is offered again by Kalevala after a 20 year absence to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the resettlement of the Skolts. Fittingly, the face of the collection is Heidi Gauriloff, a young Skolt woman who makes music in the Skolt Sámi language.
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