Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Gallo-Roman necklace saga . . .

The saga of the Gallo-Roman necklace is over!  I have to finish writing my documentation for it, but the piece is complete.  On a whim, I went to one of my local bead stores (Beadazzler Beads in downtown Overland Park, … Continue reading

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Paternosters

One of my other great passions in the name of the Society, while out of period for my persona, is paternosters, after stumbling upon http://paternosters.blogspot.com/ a few years ago.  I finished one last night, and used coral, quartz, and quite … Continue reading

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Gallo-Roman Necklace – DONE! (well, mostly.)

I finished the Gallo-Roman necklace.  It took about six hours (I did take frequent breaks, so that’s some of it), and most of my 24 gauge copper wire, but that was from wrapping all the links.  The time-consuming part – … Continue reading

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Oooh! Purple!

I found some gorgeous amethyst a few days ago that I’m using in an interpretation of the Gallo-Roman necklace.  The original piece uses emeralds, according to the Louvre, but emeralds are a bit cost-prohibitive right now, and amethyst is found … Continue reading

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