Logan’s Silver Hammer

Being able to work on this was truly a joy.  The work that Count Logan has done in researching banners and then teaching others, well . . . he gets it.  And his work truly is amazing. When I started researching things for his scroll, I knew I wanted to do one of two things: … Continue reading Logan’s Silver Hammer

Snorri’s Hammer Scroll, or how to pick your battles

This is actually a project from last year (December!) that I've finally got some time to blog about now. I got a scroll assignment from the Royal Scribe for Damien and Issabell and I was immediately inspired to Do Something Cool. Plan 1: do a runestone. I should preface this with I was on furlough … Continue reading Snorri’s Hammer Scroll, or how to pick your battles

Facets

In the world of historical recreation, we've long been told that facets are not appropriate.  While true for rings, I am pleased to say that simple facets are indeed quite period on items such as beads and even creating a flat table for intaglio (which, yes, is a facet). I'd like to show you this: … Continue reading Facets

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 as an additional level of bling.  Found largely in the Birka finds, posaments varied in … Continue reading Norse Bling!