How to get one

9 Feb 2019

"Diamonds are forever..."

Many of us cut some hair of our horses main or tail to have a hair bundle as a keepsake of our beloved equine company. Long tail hair can be turned into a fine jewellery by nannasalmi, but did you know, that your horse´s hair (or ashes) can be turned into a gemstone, a cremation gemstone, too?
What is a cremation gemstone?
Cremation gemstones can be made of only a few grams of hair or a few hundred grams of ashes. The result is a "memory diamond”.
The body or hair of any living creature contains ca. 18% carbon, whilst diamonds are pure carbon. To turn hair or ashes into a gemstone takes some technology, whereas natural diamonds are minerals that form underground over billions of years.
In the first stage of the process the biogenic material is chemically prepared. The elements are obtained from the biogenic material in question, be it ash or hair. Because these elements vary from horse to horse they represent the uniqueness of every horse. After this the elements are prepared to allow a crystal to grow from them.
The gemstone is created in 2000 °C. The extracted elements are integrated into the gemstone's lattice structure. This process takes from 1 to 2 days, depending on its size.
Finally the professional gemstone cutters finish the stone and give raw crystal its shape.

Source and photo Mevisto, Austria

Last fall we received an email from Austria. 
Birgit had had a gemstone made of her late Arabian´s ashes. 

Photo by Birgit Brosenbauer, Foto Brosenbauer

Although the company offered the possibility to have the gemstone setted in an ordinary piece of jewellery, Birgit wished to use the stone in a very special jewellery.
We thought that the idea was fantastic: a gemstone and the ribbon together,
what a touching and wonderful keepsake! 

Custom choker Puella in white gold, ribbon ’hair stripe’, gemstone with a bezel setting. 
Thank you very much, the cooperation was a pleasure for me! Thank you so much for everything."

If you wish to have something like this, please, contact us by email

21 Jan 2019

Heart to Heart

She walks in Beauty, like the night
Of Cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that’s best of dark and bright
meet in her aspect and her eyes.

She Walks in Beauty,” by Lord Byron

i carry your heart with me (i carry it in
my heart) i am never without it (anywhere
i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done
by only me if your doing, my darling)

”i carry your heart with me” by E.E. Cummings

“Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O no; it is an ever-fixed mark,
That looks on tempests, and is never shaken”

From ”Sonnet 116” by William Shakespeare

I love thee as I love the tone
Of some soft-breayhing flute
Whose soul is wak´d for me alone,

When all beside is mute.

I love thee” Eliza Acton 

Vowen with your horse´s tail hair, the most beautiful way
to express your love and keep your dearest friend close to you.


13 Dec 2018

DIY Equestrian Christmas Decoration

Tail hair is a beautiful material. 
This year Nanna made some Christmas decorations with horse hair.
It´s easy to make your own, try!

All you need is some tailhair, glass beads, glue and
ribbon of your choice.

The diameter of the circle is 5 cm. For this size you would need
hair strands ca. 20 cm long. There are 35 hair strands.

Pull hair off rather than cut. You can also collect hair strands when grooming
the tail. You will be surprised how small bundle 35 hair strands is!

Thread the beads to hair strands and use a little drop of glue
to keep them in place.

Tie hair strands together with the chosen ribbon.

Use the colors of your Christmas on the beads and ribbons.

Have a lovely Christmas time!

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18 Jun 2018

Midsummer Magic

You can always try these... And if you want to make a wish, instead of
"husband" you can wish for a horse - or at least a little pony...

Roll around naked in a wheat field and your future husband will appear in your life
within a year. If you wish to become more beautiful, do it when there´s morning dew...
You can collect dew in cloths and press it into bottles for the year to come.

Look for a four-leafed clover from the yard in the evening. Hide it under your shirt,
next to your bosom. By the midnight, let your hair loose and run to the field. Walk
around the field three times. When the person you love will eat bread made out of the
wheat from that specific field, he will fall in love with you.

Collect eight different flowers or herbs. Hideout the bouquet underneath your pillow. 
You will see “the one” in your dream.

In the night, climb up somewhere high – on a hill, on top of a fell or a big rock. Your
future husband will come from the same direction as the first sound of the morning.
If you hear music, it means an approaching wedding.
If you hear a child crying, it is a sign of birth.

Midsummer, the magical time of the midnight sun and meadow flowers.

For these photos we thank Jessica and her beautiful Finnhorses. We think that
in these photos she has beautifully captured the spirit of the midsummer night and
the nature of a Finnhorse, our national treasure.

We wish you all a happy Midsummer Eve!

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