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Catalina’s Laurel Scroll

At Chieftains in Three Rivers, my friend Mistress Elianor begged the boon for her apprentice Countess Catalina de Arazuri to be admitted to the Order of the Laurel.  I was asked to do the scroll for Catalina, and I am … Continue reading

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A Torse is a Torse, of course, of course

This past weekend was Winter Coronation for Anton III and Isabeau III, with a Torse in any Medium contest. Having just gotten a Dremel for Christmas, and as I had a large piece of copal to experiment on, it was … Continue reading

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Preparing for visiting the East Kingdom . . .

. . . for Birka! Which, of course, gives me fodder for persona development. For those who don’t know, Birka is the East Kingdom’s biggest shopping event.  And after having been invited for several years, I found myself having a … 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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Norse Bling!

So, I’ve got a couple of swaps (Noblesse Largesse and EKAE) that I’m participating in, and I’m working through some ideas.  Sometimes, when I work through ideas, that means I do some experimentation. These are posaments, used by the Norse … Continue reading

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A bit of an introductory post. . . but a sort of recap.

It’s been a while since I’ve done this, and with the numbers of new followers I have, I figured it was as good of a time as any. Hi there! I’m Konstantia Kaloethina, for those of you in the SCA. … Continue reading

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Spiral Brooches – Greek

I’ve been on a bit of a Greek thing lately, but for good reason: the current reign here in Calontir is Greek-themed.  As a result of this kind of inspiration (which, lots of Greek things influenced the Romans which influenced … Continue reading

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Queen’s Prize AS XLIX

Over the weekend was Queen’s Prize Tournament, which is a time for Calontir artists that do not already have a Grant of Arms or above (so, Laurels, Silver Hammers, and Calon Lilies cannot participate as an entrant) to make something … Continue reading

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Scroll Text – Calon Lily – Melisent McAffee

I got a request to write yet another scroll text for one of Calontir’s embroiderers, who just happens to have a later-period persona.  After a bit of digging, I found the Paston letters, which date from between the years of … Continue reading

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Scroll Text – Thomas Fleishacker

Writing scroll texts is a bit of a treasure hunt – some legal texts are perfect for the Grants and Patents of Arms that the Society so loves.  Other texts, well, not so much. I was asked to write a … Continue reading

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