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 →
Overdue Update: part the next December 2021 I was commissioned to produce a coronet for the granting of a barony of the court of Ioannes II and Honig II to Anna von Baden. I was given free reign to decide style and aesthetics with the only request to include flowers of the Edelweiss as a... Continue Reading →
October 2021 The spiritual pairing to Cat's diadem is of course the coronet for Fearghus mac Cailin. I was glad to be able to produce a coronet that not only fit his personality, but also his head, using techniques of sneakiness and treachery that would I knew he would appreciate. Inspiration I used his arms... Continue Reading →
October 2021 I like being able to make people artifacts to display the recognition they receive in our Society. It is one of my favorite things and why so many of my projects are awards or tokens. I was given the opportunity to make coronets for a couple of the most fun, engaging, friends I... Continue Reading →
May 2020 Band is hand-hammered nickel-silver with brass pattern wire embellishments. The Stag is etched copper, and enameled. The jewels are imitation amber. I tried experimenting with a few new techniques where after I hammered and polished the band, I plated with copper, and then polished again. It provides a very subtle color variation in... Continue Reading →
I wanted to make a coronet for my big sister, inspiration, and fellow shenaniganizer, Christiana Crane. Nickel Silver band with blue pearls, and snowflake charms. The center piece is etched nickel silver embellished with blue glass paint. A faux fur lining for our Winter Witch.
One of the first coronets that I ever created. The band was leather that I stamped with celtic knotwork design. The copper band was etched with ferric chloride. The design is of celtic cats, part of his heraldry. The discs were etched copper vitreous enameled in champlevé method. The lightning bolt points were pewter cast... Continue Reading →
This was my first coronet, and I learned much during the creation process. I was proud of the finished result, but it pales in comparison to the pride I feel for my brother in Thunder being recognized by their Majesties.Etched brass plates on a hand dyed leather band with wool lining. Points of faceted red... Continue Reading →