Category Archives: paternosters

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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Coronation Paternoster for Elena

Not long ago, I posted photos of the paternoster I created for my friend Andreas, which had many people commissioning paternosters from me, including a Coronation paternoster for (now) Queen Elena of Calontir. Nothing is more exciting than creating a … Continue reading

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Magdalen Reading paternoster

Sometimes, I go to the bead store, find something that absolutely has to come home with me, and then the beads beg to be made into something. The beads I picked up aren’t true amber; they’re an amber resin, which … Continue reading

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Paternoster for Andreas von Meißen

My friend Andreas was given invitation to join Ansteorra’s Order of the White Scarf not too long ago, and I had always kind of planned on making him a paternoster. This just moved up the schedule. This particular paternoster isn’t … Continue reading

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Ghent Altarpiece Paternoster

I went on another Pinterest trawl, and found a pin of a paternoster held in the hand of a figure.  Having just purchased quite a bit of rock crystal (which is quartz, for those who are looking to recreate their … Continue reading

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Aline’s Laurel Paternoster

First, a bit of silly.  (also, reasons why I really shouldn’t be allowed into Photoshop #478, and major apologies to Allie Brosh of Hyperbole and a Half). Ahem. Anyway, so, my friend Aline was elevated to the Laurel this weekend … Continue reading

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Beads of Death and memento mori

Another early #MedievalMonday post. Given how close we are to Halloween, and after a quick cleaning of my studio, I stumbled upon some bone skull beads that were gifted to me and got hit with a bit of inspiration. One … Continue reading

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Paternoster joy

After moving over from Blogger to WordPress (Hi everyone!), I’ve also been deep in paternoster joy. It’s true.  I can’t go to a bead store without finding something that I’ve fallen in deep lust with, and over the weekend was … Continue reading

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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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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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