Image gallery: Great gold buckle / Sutton Hoo Ship Burial
Detail: Other Gold belt-buckle, hollow with cast ornament. The upper surface is covered entirely with zoomorphic interlace, the design picked out in tiny punched circles and inlaid (except on the loop) in niello. Three large plain hemispherical bosses connect with sliding catches on the back-plate, which opens on a hinge. Situated on either side of the boss at the tip of the buckle, two animals grip a smaller creature in their open jaws; on either side of the two, slightly smaller, upper…
Kentish Anglo Saxon Gold and Garnet brooch
Kentish style Anglo Saxon Disc Brooch in gilt bronze with niello and silver plate. Genuine garnet in centre setting, surrounded by bone collar, imitation garnet and blue glass. Diameter approx 54mm. 6th-7th Century AD. Jewellery finishes are explained here Handmade in the UK by Ganderwick Creations
Duke William's ships - French tapestry wallhanging
Duke William's Ships carry his army from Normandy to England in 1066 in this scene from the Bayeux Tapestry. This French tapestry wallhanging is woven in 80% cotton and lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. We supply instructions for the care and hanging of tapestries with each order. Duke William's Ships is also available without the blue border. Today's reproductions of The Bayeux Tapestry are woven by several French and Belgian companies. Those listed below match the above tapestry…
ANGLO SAXON GOLD PENDANT - CIRCA 6th/7th Century AD 01
STUNNING ANGLO SAXON GOLD PENDANTSTUNNING AND RARE ANGLO SAXON GOLD PENDANTHAMMERED IN REPOUSSE WITH A BEADED WIRE RIM AND RIBBED SUSPENSION LOOPDECORATED WITH TWO CONCENTRIC INNER RIDGES AND AN INTERWOVEN CENTRAL PANELDATES: CIRCA 6th/7th CENTURY ADMEASURES 4.2 X 3.6 cmweighs 5.4 Grams"VERY RARE PIECE"
Saxon Brooch 2
This gilded bronze saucer brooch was found in a late 5th - 6th century grave during excavations at Market Lavington, Wiltshire. The upper surface was originally completely gilded.
Giclee Print: Gilt Silver Fibulas and Earrings. Goldsmith's Art, Merovingian Civilization : 24x18in
size: 24x18in Giclee Print: Gilt Silver Fibulas and Earrings. Goldsmith's Art, Merovingian Civilization :
The Battle Of Hastings:1066
Normans and Anglo Saxons clashed in the longest, hardest-fought and most decisive battle in England in the early Middle Ages. William the Conqueror's victory changed English history forever.
Pair of Saxon Brooches
Saxon brooches usually come in pairs but as they are all hand made the designs often vary slightly. The brooches were found during excavation at Park Lane cemetery site, Croydon.
Anglo-Saxon Harness Fitting, Hardingstone
A Sixth century harness fitting from Hardingstone. From the collection of the British Museum, London, England. This picture was taken with a hand held camera with no flash so the focus isn't brilliant.
Riseley Saxon gold and garnet pendant
This pendant is based on a find from Riseley in Kent. Made in gilt bronze. Genuine garnet in centre with imitation garnet inlay. Jewellery finishes are explained here Width approx 32mm, height (including loop) approx 37mm. Handmade in the UK by Ganderwick Creations.
Anglo-Saxon Pendant | Free Craft Ideas | Baker Ross
The Anglo-Saxons were famous for their artistic and creative craftwork, which included intricate designs for metalwork and jewellery. These pieces are simple to make with Fimo clay and look authentic to the period. The project can help deepen the understanding of the advanced craft-making techniques of the Early Medieval period and will help children learn about the culture of Anglo-Saxon life.
What is the Bayeux Tapestry? 5 things to know about the historic “first comic strip”
The Bayeux Tapestry is going on display in the United Kingdom for the first time ever. France has agreed to lend its neighbor the nearly thousand-year-old fabric, once it’s determined that the tapestry can make the trip across the channel. If you have no idea why that’s cool or why you should care about a … Continue reading “What is the Bayeux Tapestry? 5 things to know about the historic “first comic strip””