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Paternoster Supplies

I frequently am asked about where I get my supplies for paternosters.  This post will serve as a source page, and also show where I generally poke around for suppliers.  Of course, this is not the end-all of suppliers, but … Continue reading

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Coronation Paternoster for Elena

Not long ago, I posted photos of the paternoster I created for my friend Andreas, which had many people commissioning paternosters from me, including a Coronation paternoster for (now) Queen Elena of Calontir. Nothing is more exciting than creating a … 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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Juzu – Japanese meditation beads

My friend Matsunaga Kagetora (also known as Matsu) is being knighted in a few weeks, and I’ve wanted to make another set of Japanese meditation beads.  The first set of meditation beads was a japa mala I made was for … 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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Beads of Death and memento mori

Another early #MedievalMonday post. Given how close we are to Halloween, and after a quick cleaning of my studio, I stumbled upon some bone skull beads that were gifted to me and got hit with a bit of inspiration. One … 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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It’s been quiet. . .

I apologise for being so quiet – it’s been a bit of a busy time, as I’ve been commissioned to make items for people – ranging from raffle items to jewellery and paternosters.  This will be a gratuitous item post. … Continue reading

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Paternosters

One of my other great passions in the name of the Society, while out of period for my persona, is paternosters, after stumbling upon http://paternosters.blogspot.com/ a few years ago.  I finished one last night, and used coral, quartz, and quite … Continue reading

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