Creating useful or decorative items in metal
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-07-21 16:40
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 14:27
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 13:59
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 16:10
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 17:07
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 08:25
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 17:18
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 13:23
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 11:11
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 07:46
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 11:57
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 19:23
Armlann offers footwear, forgework, castings and leather goods.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-20 16:40
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 17:40
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 15:06
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 14:00
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 13:47
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 13:43
Fettered Cock Pewters sells pewter items, belts and belt fittings, games, fine jewelry in silver and gold, furniture, household goods, dress accessories and more!
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:41
Billy and Charlie's Pewter offers replica medieval pewter jewelry, belt fittings, pilgrim signs, spoons, bells, whistles, and knicknacks which are cast in handmade stone molds.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 12:19
Master Lothair von Drachenstein runs this jewelry shop which provides all sorts of jewelry and decorative metalwork, crowns and coronets, emblems and medallions of state for officers, and various garb accessories.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 16:44
Archaeology looks at the medieval alchemist as chemist rather than magician.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-19 12:16
Wonder what Kingdom regalia looks like throughout the Known World? An unofficial SCA website entitled A Guide to the Crowns and Coronets of the Known World lets you see.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-11-07 21:31
A 12th Century bronze-working shop and related materials have been found under a recently demolished pub in Carlisle.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-26 08:56
The Shire of Montevale invites you to make the long journey through the forests and across the mountains to reach the furthest south and west corner of the Kingdom of the East and take part in our Metalsmiths Symposium III on November 12 - 14, 2004. We are hosting this special event with the help of our friends from the Shire of Silver Rylle.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 08:02
Hundreds of thousands of metal artifacts, including scale armor, from a Roman fort have been preserved by a layer of clay.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 12:44
Three etched copper plates dating to 1544 give details of the Kingdom of Vijayanagara in India.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:27
Charles Sproule, who uses a metal detector to hunt for treasure, has added to his collection with the discovery of five Iceni coins.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-09-01 13:58
They almost all qualify as "science" in the proverbial "Does it break glass?" test of art-versus-science. Hardware store dreams abound as Dame Aoife focuses this week on medieval tools used in the trades and in everyday life.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-08-31 07:16
TreasureCast designs and manufactures pewter jewelry, cloak clasp, belts, and more.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-07-01 13:09
Master Knuut, who has been making chain mail in the SCA for 30 years, offers welded-link coifs, aventails, hauberks, and other products in stainless steel or titanium, flat or round wire.