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
nanna.salmi@nannasalmi.com




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.

Forever.