Soul Bird

Sanna Annukka is a half Finnish, half English illustrator and print maker who finds inspiration from nature, childhood memories, and her love of storytelling and folklore. Her handcrafted wooden Soul Bird has a lovely Finnish tale to go along with it, which makes it the perfect gift!

“In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. The Sielulintu was thought to deliver the soul to newborn babies and also to transport the soul to the afterlife at the moment of death. It was believed the Sielulintu protected a persons soul at it’s most vulnerable; when dreaming, and it was tradition to keep a carved wooden bird by the bedside to keep the soul safe during sleep.”

 (Soul Bird, $185)

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  1. nataliya wrote:

    so in love!

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    10.17.11
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  2. OMG! This is sooo lovely! ♥

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  3. Nomadic D wrote:
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  4. Nikki wrote:

    These are just so quirky and sweet. They have a very Native American inspired design, which is so on trend and very cool.

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  5. These are so cool!!!

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  6. I dont know about the price tag but I love them all the same

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    10.17.11
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  7. chanel wrote:

    These little beauties have been on my wish list for over a year! Eeeee, I want!

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  8. stephanie wrote:

    these are amazing! nice find 🙂

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    10.17.11
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  9. are these book-ends

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  10. Nadia wrote:

    They look beautiful!

    10.18.11
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  11. J Umm wrote:

    they are so cute!!
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    10.18.11
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  12. Pretty cool.. I want one!
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    10.23.11
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