Romani Heritage Since 1977 aims to specifically promote high quality grade handicrafts from all over Thailand and Neighbouring Countries where each individual piece is meticulously designed and hand crafted by a highly skilled group of villagers whose expertise has been past from generation to generation each piece is unique and handcrafted one at a time by our skilful artisans and craftsmen

We have the ability to make custom-made designs to customers specifications.

We have an intuitive and emotional approach to our product design. Whatever we make is made with much love. Our work is inspired by what is around us, especially nature and pattern which is then joyfully reinterpreted as unique products that is both functional & beautiful.

We love the playful nature of our work with its free-spirited exploratory soul, we love playing with surfaces and tactility with the aim of creating an element of surprise.We try to imbue everything we do with heart, soul and emotion. Our customers, friends and patrons connect with our products in a special way and that gives our work even greater meaning.

We are also looking for global Distributors and Sales Agents and Representatives for our products and If you would like to get in touch with us, please do so via the contact page and we will do our best to get back to you within 24 hours. Also, if you have a product or design you would like to see, please send an email with a picture and we will do our best to find it for you.

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About the owner and founder of Romani Heritage Kari Tuominen:

Kari comes from a village in Finland where people have a history of making bags. His mother had a little wholesale business and Kari, already at 15 years of age, started to sell and create his own designs. After his college graduation, Kari moved to Sweden to study economy at the University in Stockholm. He was also living in London for a period in the seventies before settling permanently in Stockholm. In 1977, at the age of 26, Kari opened his first boutique ROMANI selling mostly leather bags from Italy and Finland but also silk scarves, handmade jewelery, and some leather clothes. During this time he worked with many world-leading brand names in high-fashion such as Gucci, Dior, Chanel, Fendi, Gianfranco Ferre and Sonia Rykiel.

Kari has a wide variety of customers including royalty, famous international actors, successful international business executives and most important of all, loyal fashion interested women of all ages. The ROMANI boutique was a multibrand business under a period of almost 35 years, after which Kari decided to work with only one brand; Longchamp.

Longchamp is a very successful French family-owned company which has shops all over the world and Kari is very happy to be a part of a successful venture with this company.

Kari has always enjoyed creating his own designs and that is why ROMANI HERITAGE was born. Today he is designing and manufacturing silver jewelery, silk products, and lacquerware with the support of his Thai co-director Somkiat Jampawong.

They have been fortunate to find quality producers in Thailand and Vietnam. Their silver is manufactured in a little Karen village in the mountains north of Chiang Mai in Thailand and the silk is made by a factory with close ties and history to Jim Thompson. The lacquerware is produced in Vietnam by one family in the third generation. The aim of ROMANI HERITAGE is to create products in harmony with nature and the environment in combination with handmade traditions. “ Life’s more amusing than we thought. ”

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