Category Archives: necklace

Medallions

My house, lately, has been the medallion factory. Commissioned by my Pelican, I made these two pieces.  I’ll also be showing the bits that I’m not proud of (because it keeps me humble), so there’s going to be things that … Continue reading

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Secret Project Roundup

I mentioned in Teaser! that I had a lot of secret projects.  And most of them came to fruition yesterday.  So, this post will be all about those secret projects. My house has been the Pelican medallion factory as of … Continue reading

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Facets

In the world of historical recreation, we’ve long been told that facets are not appropriate.  While true for rings, I am pleased to say that simple facets are indeed quite period on items such as beads and even creating a … Continue reading

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Paternoster Supplies

I frequently am asked about where I get my supplies for paternosters.  This post will serve as a source page, and also show where I generally poke around for suppliers.  Of course, this is not the end-all of suppliers, but … Continue reading

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Back from Birka!

I am back from Birka!  It was a wonderful event, and it was lovely being able to spend it with good friends. I got to meet my apprentice-sister Iulia (that’s us all gussied up on the right), geek a bit … 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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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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What’s going on now?

So, I’m working on my documentation for the Gallo-Roman necklace.  But, of course, I’m doing more than that – I’ve got a piece of garb that I’m working on, too!  (Mostly because I might be completely crazy, but I also … 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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