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Scabbard for eating knife (14th century) - goat skin - madder died - decoration inspired by Turku find

Scabbard for eating knife century) - goat skin - madder died - decoration inspired by Turku find

This 4 1/2 inch blade of 416 twisted layers of Damascus steel has a pewter bolster, an antler handle, and an engraved sterling silver p...

This 4 inch blade of 416 twisted layers of Damascus steel has a pewter bolster, an antler handle, and an engraved sterling silver p.

birka brocade band

Thin brocaded birka band (plant dyed silk with gold alloyed wire) tablet woven by Asrun Hildasdottir

Bj 965. The original Birka brocaded tablet woven band no. B 6. Double silver thread. Note the borders. Add 3 (more like 4 or even 5) tablets each side to the design provided by Geijer in "Birka III", p. 83. (to see the biggest picture click "Stor" under the image on Historiska.se)

Bj The original Birka brocaded tablet woven band no. B Double silver…

ncomplete leather knife sheath with the tip missing. The front and back are decorated with panels of geometric, linear and interlace impressed motifs. The sheath has a wing or extension projecting from one side of the upper part and there is a centre back seam with edge/grain stitch holes. There are three suspension slots in the side extension. 12th-13th century | Museum of London

ncomplete leather knife sheath with the tip missing. The front and back are decorated with panels of geometric, linear and interlace impressed motifs. The sheath has a wing or extension projecting from one side of the upper part and there is a centre back seam with edge/grain stitch holes. There are three suspension slots in the side extension. 12th-13th century | Museum of London

"His looks spoke out that he would not fear the devil, should he meet him face to face."  Quote about a Scots-Irishman - waaay back in the day - 1700's or so.  Fm "British Origins of American Colonists"  Frontiersman with Pipe by H. David Wright - David Wright Art

"His looks spoke out that he would not fear the devil, should he meet him face to face." Quote about a Scots-Irishman - waaay back in the day - or so. Fm "British Origins of American Colonists" Frontiersman with Pipe by H.