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 a superhumeral. For those who don't know what a superhumeral is, it is a collar … Continue reading Super-duper-humerals

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 one of my inspiration pieces for my persona is Theodora with Attendants, which is a … Continue reading Gold & Sapphire Necklace – Altes Museum, Berlin