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!