Is there a story that has stayed with you all your life? A story that first struck you when you were young and it still does? Or could it be something that your friend told you that made you wonder for a very long time?
There is a focused but warm atmosphere at the factory. Sudden knocks of the hammer interrupted by a whirr of the drill. Blue sunlight flickering through the window. Pieces of noble metal on the strong dark wooden table. Laura is working on a new jewel with her dad. A couple of questions with their answers. Every now and then a laughter. This is the kind of precious father–daughter time many people can only dream of. And this is the kind of atmosphere in which every LUV NORTH jewel starts to take shape. The path of a jewel from an idea to you is special and so, we want to share it with you. We also want to be open about
It’s a human instinct to tell stories and essentially, stories tell who we are. The past of human kind is written in stories and we still share shorter and longer reports of what we’ve done and how we feel every day with our nearest and dearest.
It’s an old belief that there’s magic in the summer’s brake, when the day becomes shorter again and the night starts to grow longer. There are many Finnish folk beliefs regarding this time of the year. According to one of them, by picking up seven different wild flowers and putting them under your pillow on Midsummer’s Eve, you may see your future love in your dreams. Some of the beliefs are more precise and you should pick the flowers from seven different fields and jump over seven fences separating the fields and only then you will see your true love. What is it in yellow wood anemones, bluebells and meadow buttercups that can tell the future? Why is the heart
What was the latest act of kindness you were shown? Was it a tiny bucket made of the first flowers of the spring? Was it an unexpected warm hug? Was it a considerate but totally unexpected present? Now, who was it from? Your family, your friend, your beloved one?
We have been offline for quite some time now, sorry folks! Combining so many awesome projects at the same time can be quite time and energy consuming, don’t you agree? Anyway, if you’re going through the local magazine stand here in Finland, do yourself a favour and grab a copy of ANNA 15-16/17.
LUV NORTH has made it through its first year, and we are so proud of all the work that we have put in and so blessed to have got to know so many talented people. Although it has only been twelve months since we launched, we thought it would be fun to recap the highlights of 2016.
LUV NORTH designed custom made jewelry for Finnish actress Alina Tomnikov for the premiere of family film Rölli in which she starred as Milli Menninkäinen and Usvasaaren neito. Finnish press, including ANNA, Me Naiset, Seiska and Iltalehti, noted Alina in the premieres of Rölli and Pahan Kukat and interviewed her about the upcoming projects.
This post marks the beginning for a new series, Designer Stories, where we introduce all our designers more thoroughly. Naturally we’re starting off with the first designer is our very own Laura, the mastermind behind the brand and our Co-founder.
Few months ago we did a custom order for a client, who asked us kindly if it was possible to create a piece for men that is more massive than the Modern LUV Story.