For those who desire and favour bright colours, here are the perfect accessories for you! With these stunning bags and magnificent jewellery, it is easy to accessories a simple outfit, a white or a black dress perhaps. And they are not only fabulous-looking but also made in an ethically made. Which one is your favourite? There’s […]
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Is leather an ecological and ethical material?
During May we have discussed leather. As stated in the first post, the question is leather a sustainable material is not a black and white one. The material contains excellent qualities, such as durability, and has been used for centuries. On the contrary, leather is challenged due to animal welfare and the toxic tanning process, […]
Salmiak Studio – Bags and Jewellery With a History
The lovely, natural scent of leather comes out from the small studio, and the beautiful sunlight glitters from the surfaces of leather bags. Here, in the former tricot factory of Pyynikki, Kaisa Maansalo, the founder of Salmiak Studio, keeps her workroom and storage. The place was a dream coming true to work. At first, leather […]
Leather, leather, leather – good or bad?
Leather is a controversial material. On the one hand, leather has been used for centuries, for example, in shoes because it’s a warm, durable material. On the other hand, it’s an animal that has been killed just for human wants. So what’s the way to follow? These questions, among others, confronted us when Weecos was […]
Hooked on Solving Leather Puzzles
Neon orange pants. The first pair Kaisa Maansalo, the founder of Salmiak Studio, had ever made herself. It was the early 90’s, and the neon orange pants were soon companied with neon green and PVC trousers. But Kaisa still recalls the feeling after sewing her first pair, the neon orange ones, the excitement and joy […]