Monthly Archives: June 2013

Off to war . . . kind of.

The pieces in the photo – a  paternoster and Roman-style necklace and earrings – are off to be part of a largesse basket for Lochac at Pennsic.  My Princess asked me to help with this, and while I can’t be … Continue reading

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Gold & Sapphire Necklace – Altes Museum, Berlin

Gold & Sapphire Necklace – Altes Museum, Berlin, a photo by noriko.stardust on Flickr. I ran across this particular piece on Pinterest, and think it interesting that it’s superhumeral-shaped. What if superhumerals are not fabric, but metal? I’m intrigued, as … Continue reading

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Roman-inspired Earrings

I love Pinterest for finding similarly-minded Roman and Byzantine jewellery fans and for sharing all sorts of awesome.  Including this pair of earrings that’s housed at the V&A.  (Provenance can be found here.) Even though these are a little more … Continue reading

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It’s been quiet. . .

I apologise for being so quiet – it’s been a bit of a busy time, as I’ve been commissioned to make items for people – ranging from raffle items to jewellery and paternosters.  This will be a gratuitous item post. … Continue reading

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