Category Archives: collar

Super-duper-humerals

One of the more puzzling things I’ve been researching have been superhumerals.  In the SCA, we have a tendency to make them out of fabric (because affordability), but I’ve now run into a second data point of what could 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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You’ll have to pardon me . . .

100_0507, a photo by constantiak on Flickr. . . . but squee! I had donated this piece for the Knowne World Auction (that took place at Pennsic this year, and I got the results of how much this collar raised. … Continue reading

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