Tag Archives: 1400s

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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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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A Heraldic Post

One of the things that I am allowed to do, as both a member of the College of Arms and specifically as a Principal Herald is that I have an opportunity to promote heralds to a rank within the College … Continue reading

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Gulf Wars Largesse

This year, I was requested to make something “kickass” for a largesse gift basket for Their Majesties Calontir to give to their recipient kingdom.  It didn’t have to be big.  But it did have to be neat. So, given that … Continue reading

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A Panoply of Scrolls (and other things)

I’ve been juggling a couple of things lately, including three scroll commissions from the outgoing queen of Calontir, and learning how to use my new lampwork torch.  I also entered a blank border contest. So, after my trip to the … Continue reading

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Sorry for the Absence!

2013-11-02-1145, a photo by vhersch_rhianydd on Flickr. I’ve had to get some non-SCA life things in order, hence my absence. Let’s get caught up, shall we? A couple of reigns ago, there was a blank border contest. I entered, and … Continue reading

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Paternosters

One of my other great passions in the name of the Society, while out of period for my persona, is paternosters, after stumbling upon http://paternosters.blogspot.com/ a few years ago.  I finished one last night, and used coral, quartz, and quite … 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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