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14th Century Hairpins

The upcoming reign is a 14th c reign, with a high persona Coronation, so I’ve been working on a couple of things to augment what I do have, and being able to go as period as possible has been my … Continue reading

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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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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 … Continue reading

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Sailing Northward

The upcoming reign in Calontir is a Norse one, and I’ve been assisting a bit in researching largesse items.  I’ve also been working on some other items, so come along with me on what I’ve been doing so far. First … Continue reading

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Back from Birka!

I am back from Birka!  It was a wonderful event, and it was lovely being able to spend it with good friends. I got to meet my apprentice-sister Iulia (that’s us all gussied up on the right), geek a bit … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Spiral Brooches – Greek

I’ve been on a bit of a Greek thing lately, but for good reason: the current reign here in Calontir is Greek-themed.  As a result of this kind of inspiration (which, lots of Greek things influenced the Romans which influenced … Continue reading

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Going Greek. Sort of.

The upcoming reign is a classical Greek reign, which is why I’m furiously working on garb for this weekend, which is Coronation.  After raiding Walmart for sheets (they make fantastic peplos!), I realised I needed to have something to actually … 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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