Nitra Temple rings/Earrings, trial run.

Ælfflæd has been exploring the 9th c Principality of Nitra, in modern day Slovakia. These ca 9th c bronze temple ornaments/earrings from Nitra Castle caught her eye. So I made her some. Source: West Slavs in Archaeology. Source: Ruttkayová & Ruttkay. The sources I have are limited and do not list size or details of…

Insular Mountain Sun

A Baronial award based on the 13th century Irish Cormac Psalter. Gouache and India ink on paper. Folio 122r Folio 60r Interestingly, this manuscript uses both Insular Majuscule and Insular Miniscule. I choose to use Insular Majuscule, as that was used on my inspiration page. The height of the text is graduated, also based on…