Archive - Jun 10, 2009 - Story

16th century acorn button declared treasure

Experts from the British Museum have authenticated a silver button, fashioned in the shape of an acorn, and declared it treasure. They have dated it to the 16th century. (photo)

Sweden's first Viking shipwreck found in Lake Vänern

Marine archaeologists believe they have found the first Viking shipwreck ever discovered in Swedish waters. A rib from the ship was found recently in Lake Vänern, the country's largest lake, by the Swedish Coastguard. The rest of the vessel was covered by sediment.

Photos from Spring 2009 East Kingdom Crown Tourney online

Cateline reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East. The photos have been posted on Picasa.

Weavolution web site goes live

Weavolution, a social networking site for people interested in various weaving crafts, is now online for beta test after months of work by site designers.