All that jazz and then some! The Trixie series has been created around a handful of vintage mother of pearl and black, faceted glass beads. Some new czech glass , pearls and silver findings have been added to build a harmonious union of the old and the new. Black and white is a colour palette that I haven’t really been familiar with in the past, but even though the summer… Read more

Everyday Poetry

Finally something new and more on the way as well. When inspiration strikes after a long break it makes one wonder where on earth it could have been all these months!?! The joy of creating is back! Some strikingly gorgeous freshwater pearls, vintage chain, Swarovski dazzle and a hint of black equals a series of one-off pieces by the name of Everyday Poetry. Everyday Poetry short necklace. Sort of familiar… Read more

Dec 15/Keys of Calm

Keys of Calm earrings, just in time for that last minute holiday stress :)! Keys of Calm earrings featuring goldstones, freshwater pearls and silver. Kynoch cycles. Old print of a very old ad.

Dec 13

This Christmas I’ve decided that as many as possible of the gifts that I’m giving will be either… 1) Self made or handmade by others Eye of the Storm necklace 2) Vintage Vintage treasures at Kolme toivomusta store, Kalevankatu 33, Helsinki. 3) Something to eat or drink La Gourmandise by George Barbier via here as always. What are your christmas gift plans?

Dec 12/Tee und Tanz

Javanese earrings Scent of Summer bracelet Cover detail from some German vintage sheet music “Tee und Tanz”.

6.12.10. Cheers, Finland!

These amazing glass crystal beads were found from a wonderful vintage store in Stockholm last month. I just happened to notice that there was something glittering in a ceramic bowl, almost hidden away at the back of a shelf. I pulled the bowl forward and immediately fell in love with the colour and cut of these vintage crystals that had been rescued from a broken necklace. Belle of the Ball… Read more

La Douce Vie

If the chain on this bracelet looks familiar, you’ve been watching this old post closely. The light and airy silver bracelet, however plain, had somehow caught my eye at the time, but I wasn’t inspired to work on it until over a year later. I started by replacing the small and ordinary clasp with something more interesting (and also to add length to the 16cm chain) and then added a… Read more

Ouverture and new moos

I made a necklace today in what I could perhaps even call my signature style. The pendant came from a single vintage earring that I grabbed at an antiques fair last summer… Ouverture necklace And my new moo cards arrived today. I can’t praise their products, prices and speedy delivery enough! One of the best services I’ve ever encountered out there! Have a great weekend!


October. The time of year when my every thought seems to turn to faraway lands. This time last year I was in Crete, the year before that In NYC. It’s time to reminisce… There’s a little shop in New York’s East Village that’s like a jewel. It’s Barbara Feinman Millinery on East 7th Street. As you can tell by the name, it’s a hat shop but there are also other… Read more