Creating useful or decorative items in metal
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2006-02-10 10:24
The British Museum just paid UK£357,832, the largest sum ever for a gold Anglo-Saxon coin.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Thu, 2006-02-09 10:07
Archaeologist Angela Karsten has discovered a 15th century French silver coin embedded in the keel of the Newport ship, a medieval vessel uncovered on the banks of the river Usk three years ago, leading experts to believe that the ship originated in France.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-14 14:47
A British metal detecting club has struck gold with the discovery of a coin bearing the image of an angel and an inscription saying "Henri VII" or "Henri VIII."
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2006-01-12 12:55
Nagle Forge & Foundry is a small family-operated casting company that specializes in crafting historically inspired and limited edition jewelry and clothing fasteners from the finest lead free pewter, sterling silver or 14k gold. They offer cloak clasps, kilt pins, religious pieces, wedding rings and more. Periods of inspiration include the late Roman Empire, the Early and High Middle Ages, the Re
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-07 17:30
Archaeologists working on a section of Roman road in Wiltshire, England have found horseshoes and conclude that the road was in use in the medieval period.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-12-02 22:42
Two Icelandic coins dating from the 11th century were found at an archaeological excavation at Háls at Kárahnjúkar.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-11-21 06:02
Based in Australia, but shipping worldwide, Cote & Cutler Outfitters are specialists in the field of historical costume and accessories.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-11-11 19:19
How many SCAdians have drawn a sword after uttering that famous movie line? Dame Aoife doesn't look a thing like Paul Hogan's "Mic" character in Crocodile Dundee, but this week she shares Mic's fascination with sharp pointy things.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-11-11 15:11
The weekend before Atenveldt and Gleann Abhann’s coronations, the first-ever international exhibition devoted to imperial Turkish robes, or kaftans, dating to the 16th-17th centuries, opened at the Smithsonian Institute’s Sackler Gallery.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-31 07:30
Ph.D candidate in Materials Science and Engineering Dan Jeffery is using ancient technologies to understand how bloomery furnaces work. Bloomery furnaces were in common use "in Japan, Renaissance Europe, ancient Rome, Africa, and many other places to make iron and steel for armor, swords, locks, tools and hundreds of other household items."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-27 19:05
After the failure of Jamie and Adam to reconstruct a working model of Archimedes' death ray for Mythbusters, scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken up the challenge.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-17 08:46
Archaeologists working in Llancynfelyn, near Borth, Wales, have discovered a Roman "industrial estate" which includes a lead smelting operation.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-07-21 17:40
In 2000, archaeologists working on a Roman bath at the site of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Pompeii, Italy, were thrilled to discover a wicker basket containing a treasure trove of silver artifacts.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-07-13 15:27
This museum is a celebration of fascinating devices that don't work. It houses diverse examples of the perverse genius of inventors who refused to let their thinking be intimidated by the laws of nature, remaining optimistic in the face of repeated failures. Watch and be amazed as we bring to life eccentric and even intricate perpetual motion machines that have remained steadfastly unmoving since their inception.
Submitted by brazenbutton on Mon, 2005-06-20 14:59
Brazen Button offers a wide variety of buttons and clasps. They specialize in buttons and clasps for SCA usage.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-06-17 17:10
A large number of silver coins and a ceramic goblet were discovered by archaeologists working in central Prague recently. The rare find was unearthed under the floor of a Gothic house between Stepanska and Skolska Streets.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-06-13 18:07
Archaeologists working on a dig in the Netherlands have discovered 17 ancient Celtic coins. The coins were the first such discovered in the country.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-06-12 09:25
A study by archaeometallurgists has determined that 17th century brass astrolabes constructed by Indian artisans were centuries ahead of their European counterparts.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-29 18:18
A recent archaeological dig near Loch Lomond, Scotland, has produced rare artifacts from periods spanning 4,000 years.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-30 14:23
Natural gas workers at a site in Milford Haven were surprised to unearth what may well be a metalworks plant dating to the 9th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-17 12:11
The study and replication of a Norman curb bit was the subject of a recent program from Britain's Time Team archaeologists.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-19 08:46
A 1500-year-old hanging bowl is being loaned to Sutton Hoo for an exhibit which takes place at the Anglo-Saxon ship burial site beginning in March, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-03 12:57
Andronikos Tzangares ho Philosophos of the Kingdom of Northshield has announced the formation of a new discussion group for those interested in period coins.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-02-28 20:23
Armlann offers footwear, forgework, castings and leather goods.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-20 17:40
A 17th century French coin seems to depict a "flying saucer over a countryside," but what was intended to be portrayed remains a mystery.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-02-03 18:40
Mistress Chai'usun, who is in charge of Information Services for Pennsic War 34, is seeking donations of artwork for this year's site medallion on the theme "Ships, Sailing, and Seaports."
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-02-02 16:06
Lady Apollonia Voss of the East Kingdom researches and creates jewelry and other arts in the Middle Ages and ancient times. Her web site has resources (book list, links list, projects, and handouts) for those interested in these topics as well as photos of her own A&S projects and her portfolio.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 15:00
Steve Millingham supplies a wide range of historically-accurate pewter replicas of medieval and Renaissance jewelry and accessories, as well as some drinking vessels and other goods.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:47
Talbot's offers replica medieval jewelry and accessories, historical artifacts and antiquities, and books and pamphlets on topics on shoemaking, metalworking, and other topics.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:43
Fettered Cock Pewters sells pewter items, belts and belt fittings, games, fine jewelry in silver and gold, furniture, household goods, dress accessories and more!