King’s Order of Excellence

June 2019 I was offered the opportunity to help recognize a friend for his efforts to create incredible authenticity in the realm. Arne Ulrichson was given invitation to enter the King's Order of Excellence, a well deserved honor.For my part, I was honored to have been asked by the crown to create a brooch in... Continue Reading →

Pilgrim Ampulla Flasks

November 2018 This was my entry into the 2018 St. Eligius Arts & Sciences Competition. This was my first entry into an A&S competition and I ended up winning the Novice and the Metal, Glass, Clay, & Wood categories. "My friends went all the way to the Holy Land, and all I got was this... Continue Reading →

O.G.R.

November 2018 The Order of the Golden Rapier I feel the need to unburden myself of my quirky crafting behavior and my process. I almost never know how I am going to make a thing. I know what I want, and I have ideas and plans how to get there, but much of my process... Continue Reading →

The Yankee Pilgrim badge

November 2018 This is a piece that was meant for Arne Ulrichson as a gift on the event of his elevation into the order of Chivalry. I could not make it to his actual elevation, but I was able to present him with this token at the Crown Tournament of Wilhelm von Ostenbrücke and Vienna... Continue Reading →

Ogre for an O.G.R.

So a good friend, and shop mate, Æsa Ormstunga was recently inducted into the Order of the Golden Rapier, or O.G.R. I was invited to make for them a token of their new status and station.Because Æsa and I share a jocular approach to our shop time I thought it fitting to present them with... Continue Reading →

Gaius has a Blog?!?!

New Blog is a work in progress.  Please be patient while I begin to use this format for some of my projects. Thanks for coming by! Please visit my FB page as well.    

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