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 →