University of Atlantia ・ June 12th, 2021

Video tutorials will be uploaded to YouTube within the next week or so:


Quick, Cheap, & Easy Roman Class

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Rosette Video Tutorial:

Link to the video on how I do on the gap-sleeve tunica:

Recommended in Class:

Croom, A. (2002). Roman Clothing and Fashion (1st ed.). Amberley Publishing.

D’Ambrosio, A. (2001). Women and beauty in Pompeii. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum. 

Olson, K. (2008). Dress and the Roman Woman: Self-Presentation and Society. Routledge.

Free Resources:

Cleland, L., Davies, G., & Llewellyn-Jones, L. (2012). Greek and Roman Dress from A to Z (The Ancient World from A to Z) (1st ed.). Routledge. (Download Free)

Fabrics Sources

Fabric and sewing sources can be found here.


Roman Jewelry Classes (I & II)

A series of posts are being added that will cover these topics.


Jewelry Supplies & Reproductions

Here is a list of some of the places I get supplies, as requested. This includes melon beads pearls reproductions.

Jaipur Gemstone: https://www.etsy.com/shop/JaipurGemstoneBeads1

Earthstone Co: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EarthstoneCo

PoLeglassShop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PoLeglassShop

Pera Peris: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PeraPeris

Mariah Supplies: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MariahSupplies

Irene Davis: https://www.etsy.com/shop/irenedavis1

The Ancient Home: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheAncientHome

Quality Bead Mart: https://www.etsy.com/shop/QualityBeadMart


Free Jewelry Resources:

Marshall, F. H. (1911). Catalogue of the jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, in the departments of antiquities. British Museum. London: Printed by order of the Trustees. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc2.ark:/13960/t3hx1mb78 (Download Free)

Oliver, Jr., A. (1966). Greek, Roman, and Etruscan Jewelry. In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (May ed., pp. 269-284). The Metropolitan Museum of Art in collaboration with JSTOR. (Download Free)


Additional Book Titles Requested:

Stark, J. R., & Smith, J. R. (2019). Classical Loop-in-Loop Chains (2nd ed.). Brynmorgen Press.

Clarke, J., & Larvey, M. (2003). Roman Sex: 100 B.C. to A.D. 250 (1st ed.). Harry N. Adams, Incorporated, New York.

Strong, A. (2018). Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World (Reprint ed.). Cambridge University Press.


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