Celtic

Brigid's Forge

Brigid's Forge is a silversmith merchant featuring Celtic, Norse, and Pagan themed jewelry and accessories. Located in the state of Mississippi, this is a family business founded in 1991.

Gold torc found in Nottinghamshire farmer's field

A Newark (England) farmer equipped with a metal detector has uncovered an exquisite solid gold torc worth a small fortune.

Shrewwood

Shrewwood sells uniquely carved items with an eye to the past in horn, antler, wood, leather, amber and bone. Designs are influenced by Celtic and Scandinavian Dark Age artifacts.

Lady Pegleg Gifts & Crafts

Lady Pegleg's Gifts and Crafts offers period game boards and pieces, wood furniture, and ornamental wood carvings (mostly with a Celtic theme).

Crafty Celts

The Crafty Celts specializes in jewelry from the Celtic period of European history.

24 Hour Museum: Experts Analyze Bog Butter

Researchers have been studying the "bog butter" regularly found buried in peat bogs in Scotland and Ireland for clues to what the substance really was.

History of Halloween

Aoife's Links this week focus on a very appropriate seasonal topic: the history of the Halloween holiday, which dates back to the ancient Celtic and Roman civilizations.

DNA Shows Scottish-Spanish Relation

A new study by geneticists at Dublin’s Trinity College proves that the Irish and Scots are more closely related to Spaniards than to the Celts of central Europe.

Torc Fragment Declared Treasure Trove

A fragment of gold and silver alloy found earlier this year, believed to be the missing part of the famous torc found at Snettisham in 1965, has been declared treasure trove by the coroner.

Highland Games III

Greetings unto the Populace! The weekend of September 10-12 is approaching and the Shire of Ffynnon Gath will be hosting our third annual Highland Games.

Ireland On-Line: Viking find in Ireland ''extremely significant''

Archaeologists have uncovered the grave of a woman who died around 900AD and was buried (near what is now north Dublin) with a collection of artifacts, including a stunning oval brooch from Scandinavia.

Irish Examiner: Ireland is Not Atlantis Say Experts

The National Museum of Ireland has issued a statement dismissing claims by a Swedish researcher that Ireland was the legendary Atlantis.

Book bag reveals the education of ancient Scotland

Archaeologists have discovered that an extremely rare leather artifact, thought to be 1400 years old, was actually a satchel for books.

National Geographic: Was Gueneviere a Pictish Princess?

The new King Arthur film has National Geographic wading into the debate about the historical King Arthur and Camelot.

A musical Mabinogion?

In an interview for The Boston Globe, Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel mentions, "When I was doing 'Sweeney Todd,' I talked with Stephen Sondheim, who is interested in developing something based on 'The Mabinogion,' medieval stories from Wales."

Celtic Sheep and Garter Raids

Sheep and garter raiders in Drachenwald beware! Your raiding days may be numbered!
http://www.vielburgen.com/celtic/celtic.html

Archdruid Demands Return of Stonehenge

The Archdruid of Wales has called for Stonehenge to be returned to his country.

Builders of Stonehenge Found

Archaeologists working at Boscombe Down in England have found a 4300-year-old grave, which they believe contains the remains of people whose culture built the famous Stonehenge megaliths.

Outrage Over Destruction of Celtic Fort

Historians are condemning the destruction of part of a Celtic fortress in County Kerry, Ireland, that was over 3,000 years old.

Lace, Celtic Knotwork, and Weights and Measures Resources All Online

Aoife offers an eclectic blend this week with annotated resources for: "Lace, Celtic Knotwork, and Weights and Measures."