Tag Archives: brass

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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Teaser!

Yeah, I’ve had a lot of secret projects on my plate (which means there will be post about them as things happen).  This, however, is a not-so-secret one, of which there will be an upcoming tutorial on.  I’m also procraftinating. … 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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Pennsic Largesse Roundup!

For the second Pennsic in a row, I’ve been asked to contribute something to the Pennsic gift basket.  This year’s recipient was Caid.  Conveniently, Knowne World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium was also in Caid!  So, I had a mission in … Continue reading

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EKAE Swap #5

I just got done with the latest East Kingdom Artisanal Exchange, and I have to tell you, this one challenged me a lot. To be fair, my Laurel did lay down a couple expectations about doing something a bit more … Continue reading

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Calontir Wiki and more!

So, Calontir has started a new wikispaces project.  I jumped on board, and now I have a wikipage.  I hope to update it soon with examples of my jewellery and scribal and other bits and things soon. You can find … Continue reading

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Scarab Rings, Pinterest, and You . . er, Me.

Sometimes, I go on Pinterest trawls.  I find awesome things.  Including scarab rings (which are a bit out of period/location for my persona), but also other sorts of rings, including one with a completely wire-wrapped band, intaglio rings with essentially … Continue reading

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