Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Turansky & Across the Blue - Reading Is My SuperPower
Hi friends! I’m excited to welcome Carrie Turansky back to the blog today to talk about her brand new release, Across the Blue! Carrie Turansky has loved reading since she first visited the library as a young child and checked out a tall stack of picture books. Her love for […]
ear-ring | British Museum
Loop earring with pearls: an S-shaped gold loop earring made from a single wire finely tapered at both ends, one forming the point of the suspension hook, the other wound around the body of the wire to create the beaded ring. The decoration on the front of the loop consists of nine white pearls, all of somewhat irregular shape and graduated in size, the largest with a diameter of roughly 4 mm at the top. A tiny gold bead acts as a stop beneath the last pearl.
Replica Baltic / Finnic late Iron Age handmade double cable chain (priced per cm)
This replica of Late Iron Age Eastern Baltic chain is handmade to authentic archaeological specifications. The double cable chain with a 1:5 ratio of wire diameter to ring diameter was the most common type of chain used for personal adornment by both the Baltic (Latgallian/latgaļu, Semigallian/zemgaļu, Couronian/kuršu, Selonian/sēļu, etc.) and Finnic (Livonian/Liv/lībiešu, Finnish/Suomi, Estonian/Eesti, Vendi, etc.) chiefdoms of the East Baltic region (the present-day Baltic States of…
The box brooch among other items was hidden in the ground at Mårtens in Grötlingbo, island of Gotland, Sweden in the 1000's. The brooch has been used to hold together the outer garment in a woman's clothing.
In late summer 1881 the farmer Abraham Svedberg was working beside an old burial mound in Tolsta outside Hudiksvall in the north of Sweden. He saw something glistening in the soil and found a thousand year old buried treasure, almost one kilogram silver jewelry.