Sámi Made and Sámi Duodji
- Sámi certification marks for genuine Sámi products
Sámi Duodji and Sámi Made are certification marks for Sámi produced products, both for traditional Sámi handicrafts (duodji) and other Sámi products. The purpose of the certification marks is to guide the buyer that the product is made by a Sámi person or Sámi company. When you buy products with these certification marks, you will know that you support Sámi businesses and the Sámi community.
The Sámi Duodji certification mark has existed since the 1980s and is a well-known certification mark for genuine Sámi handicrafts. The Sámi Duodji certification mark is managed and distributed by the following licensing authorities:
- in Finland - Sámi Duodji ry
- in Sweden - Sámi Duodji Sameslöjdstiftelsen
- in Norway - Duodjeinstituhtta
The Sámi Made certification mark is a new trademark developed to support Sámi creative industries. All Sámis can use the certification mark on their products. The purpose of the certification mark is to tell the buyer which products are made by Sámis or Sámi majority-owned companies.
The Sámi Made certification mark is managed and distributed by the Saami Council.
Apply for the Sámi certification marks
Applications for the Sámi Duodji and Sámi Made certification marks must be sent digitally via this web form. Read about the criteria go for the certification marks in the specific sites for Sámi Duodji and Sámi Made.