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Re: [SCA Newcomers] Badge Question

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  • Tina Paxton
    ... hehehehe period is perferred but it does help to understand the odd things I might see around an SCA gathering! ... Thank you very much! Cristiane de
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 14, 2003
      on 10/14/03 5:15 PM, bronwynmgn@... at bronwynmgn@... wrote:


      >
      > Well, do you want the SCA answer or the period answer?

      hehehehe period is perferred but it does help to understand the odd things I
      might see around an SCA gathering!

      > The SCA answer is to wear a pile of necklaces, each with one badge, or to
      > wear a bunch of favors hanging off your belt, or what some people call a "brag
      > flag" - a single favor with small versions of every single group, personal, or
      > award badge you are entitled to. I have had people tell me that it is
      > disrespectful to the people who gave you an award if you don't wear the badge
      > of it
      > all the time. I do not subscribe to this theory.
      >
      > The period answer is to wear the one that is related to what you are doing at
      > the moment. If you are representing your shire or kingdom, or need people
      > from that shire or kingdom to be able to find you, wear the shire badge or
      > kingdom populace badge. If you are doing something related to your guild, for
      > instance teaching something that you learned as part of that guild, then wear
      > the
      > guild badge. Carry or wear your own badge if you want to be identified as
      > yourself by people who know your badge but may not have met you. For award
      > badges, wear them where it makes sense - for instance, I often wear the badge
      > of my
      > service award when doing service tasks, or the badge of my arts award when
      > teaching.

      Thank you very much!


      Cristiane de Paxtoun
      MKA Tina Paxton
      Shire of Seareach
      Apprentice, Companions of the Silver Spindle
      Atlantian Embroiderer's Guild
      Keepers of the Clewe
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