Order of the Sapphire

Order of the Sapphire

Yesterday I had the honor of being made a Companion of the Barony of Concordia of the Snows Order of the Sapphire!  It’s awesome to be recognized by my now fellow Companions for the effort and progress I’ve made in my Calligraphy and Illumination.

Lord Padraig O'Riein - Baronial Sapphire

Most recipants I get to know after they’ve received their scrolls.  This is one of the few, where not only did I know him before he got the scroll, but got to do the whole thing myself.  If I could change anything it would be to do it larger and find a better way to […]

Olivia Baker - Order of the Sapphire

For this years War of the Roses (Go York!) I had the pleasure of working with Lady Elisabeth Greenleaf.  Elisabeth did a “woodcut” style from 16th Century England.  I chose to accompany it with Littera Bastarda (Bastard Secretary), 13th Century and onward.  Elisabeth was able to get words to me with measurements of my working area […]