- SCA JewelryOne of the many special things about the SCA is that we get to be nostalgic. Which is not something you always get to do with re-enactment. And what I mean by nostalgic is that we can display those symbols associated with awards that have been bestowed upon us in a […]
- Roman Cosmetics & Getting the LookFull disclosure, I am not an expert in regards to Ancient Roman cosmetics, or modern cosmetics for that matter. I thought it best to put that out on the table right away. However, it is something I am trying to master, which is usually when everything goes horribly wrong.
- The Images of PompeiiThe images of Pompeii have given us an unprecedented glimpse into the past. When Mount Vesuvius erupted and devastated the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, time froze. And while there is always the possibility, and likelihood, of artistic license, these images provide us with a well preserved glimpse into how they […]
- Having A Sex Worker PersonaEveryone has their own approach to developing a sex worker/courtesan persona. What ever your journey is, remember, you represent a strong confederation of people who have worked hard to gain ground and respectability in the SCA. What you do as a sex worker/courtesan persona, or wearing the symbols of the Knowne […]
Upcoming Events & Classes
All That Bling: Introduction To Roman Jewelry
On Monday, August 3rd I held an introduction to Roman jewelry class covering the 1st century BCE to the 2nd century CE class. It was part if the first Knowne World Courtesans Virtual Courtesan College. The handout and answers from above can be found below. I will be updating the class for SUN (Stellar University of Northshield). UPDATE: Questions from the class have been answered, to the best of my ability, here.
Stellar University of Northshield (SUN) 2020
This year’s Stellar University of Northshield (SUN) will be held online November 13th – 15th. I will be teaching at least one class, Intro to Roman Jewelry, and there appears to be enough Roman themed classes for a track.
|SUN Class Name||Day||Time (CDT)|
|All That Bling: Intro to Roman Jewelry||TBD||TBD|
Recreating Roman Jewelry
A collection of jewelry recreated from the Early Roman Empire.
Current Research Projects
Body Chains In The Ancient World
The Cult of Isis & The Meretrix
Sex As Slander: The Vilification of Powerful Roman Women
Dressing The Female Roman Persona
Gender in Ancient Rome