Tag Archives: largesse

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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Paternoster for Andreas von Meißen

My friend Andreas was given invitation to join Ansteorra’s Order of the White Scarf not too long ago, and I had always kind of planned on making him a paternoster. This just moved up the schedule. This particular paternoster isn’t … 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 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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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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A thank you gift.

I returned home from my trip to Tir Mara (and playing with the Norse) only to jump into official duties as Gold Falcon Principal Herald of Calontir a few days after I returned.  In this case, I confirmed that the … 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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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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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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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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