Category Archives: supply list

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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Project Disco Ball; or how to really bling an outfit

Remember this outfit?  It’s what I wore when I stepped down from being Principal Herald and I love it still. Except it’s not blingy enough for my liking. So, enter Project Disco Ball. Bezants are little metal bits that are … Continue reading

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Making Norse Festoon Dangles

I’ve written in the last entry that Calontir is in a Norse reign, and as a result of that, I got to do some research in bits and pieces for Her Majesty Ylva to give as tokens.  As I can’t … 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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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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Roman Wirework Jewellery

Now that you have all of your parts assembled for making your own Roman-style jewellery, let’s get started. Step 1: Assemble your materials and equipment and ready your work area Staying organized will make the project go faster (because you … Continue reading

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Sixth Century Byzantine Necklace Supply List

As I’ve stated in my first post, I’m passionate about Roman and Byzantine jewellery.  One of the wonderful things about the Information Age is that museums like the V&A, The Met, and The Walters have digitised most, if not all … Continue reading

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