February 2022 If the previous project was fraught with trials and tribulations, this one made up for it. As if by some divine providence, everything came together for me exactly as I wanted and I was able to make this artifact for Sir Arne. Inspiration I was inspired by his dedication to his research and... Continue Reading →
I come today to show the latest example of my work producing a diadem for a wonderful peer of the East. It was requested to feature certain elements of their device; acorns and hearts. It was also desired to illustrate their station as both a double peer of the realm and a holder of a... Continue Reading →
In addition to all the great awards I have gotten to make, ( and I do LOVE) making awards, I have also been crafting to personal tokens.These are items usually individualized to a person. They might be given as a token of appreciation, or as a memento of a shared moment or as a calling... Continue Reading →
All the way back in March I had the opportunity to make a medallion to commemorate the welcome induction of my apprentice sibling, Shoshana Gryffyth, into the Order of the Maunche.I wanted to make an enamelled medallion, but throughout the process ran into a few snags. Painting the enamel kept bleeding over the edges. The... Continue Reading →
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 →
A little over a year ago I was accepted as apprentice to Mistress Honig von Summerfeldt. At the East Kingdom’s 50th anniversary celebration I displayed my lineage proudly with a belt I crafted. At the recent GNEW my apprentice sister was elevated to become a Companion of the Order Of the Laurel, and on this... Continue Reading →
A project for Pennsic was commissioned by their Majesties to present to their Heroic Champions. Brass bracelets and etched copper plaques with pewter pins.
For members of "Camp Smüg" a pin was commissioned of their household badge, Sable, a pomegranate slipped and leaved argent and seeded gules and an orle argent. Art was drawn by Honig von Sommerfeldt onto the copper as a resit for the etching done using ferric chloride acid. A silicone mold was then made from... Continue Reading →