13378Re: barmy bird brain (couldn't resist...)
- May 1, 2008
> Bird brain as in service - too many nights with radio in ear too many daysRe: Barmy - well, no wonder I wasn't making sense out of two very different
> with people in ear... or so I hear... *wry*
descriptions. Yes please, post stuff on the cheaper knockoffs...
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> 8:49 am (PDT) Elevated for being a bird brain?
> THL Isabelle de Foix
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> 2c. Re: Viking in Russia
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> <lkies@...?Subject=+Re%3A%20Viking%20in%20Russia> sofyalarus
> <http://profiles.yahoo.com/sofyalarus> Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:45 pm (PDT) Greetings from Sofya!
> There are a couple of different items that get called barmy aka ozherelya.
> The term "barma" usually refers to the wide circular fabric collar, such
> as was used in the Romanov coronations. I have heard that it is primarily
> for those of high rank, i.e. royalty, but more for late period than early
> period. And the evidence is not overwhelming.
> The other item called a "barma" is a necklace with large circular
> medalions such as those worn by the Russian nobles and Prince Alexander in
> the movie Alexander Nevskiy. While the fine gold filigree/pearl/enamel
> examples would have undoubtedly been only for the most wealthy,
> archeologists have found cheaper knock-off versions of silver, and possibly
> also pewter/brass. I have a scheme to make an "Awards Barma" along these
> lines, with a medallion for each award cast out of pewter.
> I can try to find better images for you when I get home.
> At your service,
> >------- Original Message -------
> Mordok, do you (or anyone else) have a decent description or image
> of barmy? I can't figure if I'm reading about something like the
> bejeweled broad collar or something like the Lancastrian Ses,
> Russian style - and I thought the collar was much higher rank than I
> in the 1220s... Say on?
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