Category: living history

Two redheads

Two redheads

Sunlight over Ravnrhjem

Sunlight over Ravnrhjem

Hanging out with Thor

Hanging out with Thor

New year, same Vikings.

New year, same Vikings.

Viking Day

Viking Day

Viking days~

Viking days~

The sun over Tyr

The sun over Tyr

Borre Style Oval Fibula

Borre Style Oval Fibula

This is the new set of Borre style oval fibulas of my girl. They are made of bronze by Pærle-Smiðr. The’ll get setted up with som chains and glass beads and at least a knife.

Haithabu Glass Beads Necklace

Haithabu Glass Beads Necklace

This is the current state of my girl’s glass beads necklace. Like most of our recreations it is looselz based on the findings of Haithabu. The golden foil beads, the blue beam-eye beads, the white and blue ribbed beads and the rock crystal ball beads are made by Pærle-Smiðr. The brown ribbon beads and the disc beads are made by Kjersti Martinsdottir. The red brownish oval beads are made of tempered carnelian.

Belt Knife

Belt Knife

I bought the knife on a fair some years ago. It was a simple inexpensive, but solid knife. I intended to do some little carving on the handle and wanted to build a sheath. Latter in the style of the beautiful sheath findings from Gothland. This summer I finally found time to finish both, the carving and the sheath.