Tag Archives: ceremony

De Ceremoniis

So, I sucked it up and decided that I could be poor a couple of weeks.  And so I purchased Byzantina Australiensia’s new translation of De Ceremoniis so I could start building Byzantine ceremonies and researching things from the primary (or close … 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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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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Paternoster joy

After moving over from Blogger to WordPress (Hi everyone!), I’ve also been deep in paternoster joy. It’s true.  I can’t go to a bead store without finding something that I’ve fallen in deep lust with, and over the weekend was … Continue reading

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And that’s official . . .

It’s been a busy few months for me as I prepared to take the mantle as Principal Herald of Calontir.  Garb to make, contracts to write, calligraph, and illuminate, ceremonies to write, and then bits to learn and create and … Continue reading

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Sidetracked a bit?

Taking a bit of a side journey into another one of my SCA passions: court pageantry and heraldry, and then as a part of that, ceremonies.  As a herald, I love looking at ceremonies.  I find that they bring so … Continue reading

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