The Kostrup band

The woolen, tablet woven band with a woolen brocade, found in Kostrup, is a fascinating find. The most comprehensive information can be found here: http://urd.priv.no/viking/kostrup.html Following the description, I used 4-hole tablets with only 2 holes threaded. My wool was too thin, so my band has only 11 mm width, while the original is 14 mm…

Brocaded band from Pień

A while ago, in one of the articles on Academia.edu about the discoveries from Pień, Poland, this grave find was mentioned (for example here) – a silk band, brocaded with gold-foil wrapped thread, dated to second half of 10th century – first quarter of 11th century. It was used as a belt and found on…

Earlier works

You can usually buy my works through my shop on Etsy, Daily Viking, and order a custom made item there. Sigríðr choker – viking age art inspired Haithabu choker – Viking Age Jellinge style inspired Autumn Forest Elven Necklace

Linen on linen embroidery from St. Ludmila grave in Prague

St. Ludmila, the first Duchess of Bohemia, died in 921. In 925 her remains were translated to Prague. After that her tomb was moved several times more.[1] Święta Ludmiła, pierwsza księżna Czech, zmarła w 921 r. W 925 jej szczątki zostały przeniesione do Pragi. W kolejnych wiekach jej grób był jeszcze kilkakrotnie przenoszony.[1] The tomb…