Metalworking

Creating useful or decorative items in metal

British Museum Returns Treasure to Sutton Hoo - Temporarily

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.

Medieval Coins Discussion List Announced

Andronikos Tzangares ho Philosophos of the Kingdom of Northshield has announced the formation of a new discussion group for those interested in period coins.

Armlann

Armlann offers footwear, forgework, castings and leather goods.

Experts Puzzled by "UFO" Coin

A 17th century French coin seems to depict a "flying saucer over a countryside," but what was intended to be portrayed remains a mystery.

Could you design this year's Pennsic medallion?

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."

Apollonia Voss

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.

Steve Millingham Pewter Replicas

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.

Talbot's Fine Accessories

Talbot's offers replica medieval jewelry and accessories, historical artifacts and antiquities, and books and pamphlets on topics on shoemaking, metalworking, and other topics.

Fettered Cock Pewters Fine Medieval Wares

Fettered Cock Pewters sells pewter items, belts and belt fittings, games, fine jewelry in silver and gold, furniture, household goods, dress accessories and more!

Billy and Charlie's Finest Quality Pewter Goods

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.

Drachenstein Treasures

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.

The Alchemist: Magician or Metallurgist?

Archaeology looks at the medieval alchemist as chemist rather than magician.

Kingdom Crowns Highlighted in Website

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.

Medieval Carlisle Discovered

A 12th Century bronze-working shop and related materials have been found under a recently demolished pub in Carlisle.

Metalsmiths Symposium III

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.

Cumberland News: 1st Century Roman Armor Preserved in Clay

Hundreds of thousands of metal artifacts, including scale armor, from a Roman fort have been preserved by a layer of clay.

Copper Plates Document Vijayanagara Dynasty

Three etched copper plates dating to 1544 give details of the Kingdom of Vijayanagara in India.

Lynn News: 4th Century Coins Declared Treasure

Charles Sproule, who uses a metal detector to hunt for treasure, has added to his collection with the discovery of five Iceni coins.

Medieval Tools

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.

Treasure Cast Pewter Products

TreasureCast designs and manufactures pewter jewelry, cloak clasp, belts, and more.

Master Knuut's Welded Chainmail

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.

Roman Industrial Site Discovered in Wales

Archaeologists working on a timber trackway at Llancynfelyn, near Talybont have discovered the remains of a 3rd century Roman industrial site beneath it.

Metal Casting

Dame Aoife share resources for metal casting in this week's column.

Lampworking on the Web

Dame Aoife shares links for medieval lampworking and glass bead lampworking on the web.

Lego Blacksmithing Leads the List of Smithy Weblinks

Aiofe's links list this week covers blacksmithing and metalworking, including one for a Lego blacksmith shop.