> --- In scanewcomers@y..., "yukemiha654" <yukemiha654@y...> wrote:Perhaps this is an older message, or perhaps I just missed it
>> Hello everyone. I'm new to the sca and I have a lot of questions
>> am having difficulty finding any info or any help from anyone for
>> that matter. I have yet to come up with a persona nor do I have a
>> name. Any ideas on where to look for interesting time periods or
Check out this file in the PERSONA section of the Florilegium for some
little used persona ideas.
Som-Per-Ideas-art (16K) 12/31/02 "Some Persona Ideas" by HL Elaine de
Montgris (known as 'Lainie).
Also look at the other files on personas in that section. For some
information on different time periods or cultures, take a look at the
files in the CULTURES section.
>> Also, I have some feast gear, but it is silver.... is that ok?For an upper class noble in mid-to late period, certainly. However,
>> Or should I continue my search for renaisance things.
for almost all countries, the dinner fork was almost unknown.
For some suggestions on feastgear from an SCA and period standpoint,
see this file in the FEASTS section:
feastgear-msg (44K) 3/24/08 Obtaining feastgear for use in the SCA.
cleaning wooden feastgear.
For information on forks and spoons and plates and such in period, see
the files in the FOOD-UTENSILS section:
For some info on making things like horn spoons, see some of the files
in the CRAFTS section such as:
Horn-Spoons-art (9K) 1/ 5/00 "Making Horn Spoons" by Mistress Gunnora
These would very appropriate for Viking Age persona, Norse or
otherwise. As would wood.
For things like horn, wood, bone utensils I would strongly recommend
reading the files in the FOOD-UTENSILS section before washing them,
and definitely before sticking such utensils in the dishwasher!
Who has gradually built up over the years a complete set of "pewter"
utensils, because pottery has a rather short lifetime with me!
THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas StefanliRous@...
**** See Stefan's Florilegium files at: http://www.florilegium.org ****