Posament Reconstructions

Metal braids and knots from Birka. Norse - Viking - Spiral silver - drawn silver - drawn gold - spiral gold - Instructions - directions - materials
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How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes Recreations of an Example of Each Posament Knot How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes In order to make the spiral Birka posaments, the only truly necessary item …

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Birka Posaments The most fascinating finds from Birka century Sweden) are the braided and woven metal trims and decorations found in over forty of the graves.

How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes Recreations of an Example of Each Posament Knot How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes In order to make the spiral Birka posaments, the only truly necessary item …

On this page are instructionals that give you step-by-step directions (with pictures!) on how to make selected posaments. They are set up as print-ready PDF tutorials and may be used as class hando…

Birka Posaments The most fascinating finds from Birka (8th-10th century Sweden) are the braided and woven metal trims and decorations found in over forty of the graves. While we do not know that th…

Birka Posaments The most fascinating finds from Birka century Sweden) are the braided and woven metal trims and decorations found in over forty of the graves.

Tenntråd can be braided or knotted to form beautiful medieval Norse posaments or used in modern Sami bracelets and couched embroidery. This listing is for a 10 meter piece of 0.25mm diameter tenntråd. 4% silver/96% tin metal wire is spun around a fiber core. Available in 0.25mm, 0.3mm, and 0.35mm widths. These are the most common widths seen in the Birka posaments. See other listings for other sizes.  Tenntråd can be kinked or crushed and so is mailed priority mail in a sturdy cardboard…

Norse Posament Spiral silver trim or garment by TheExcellentFrog

Posament circlet/coronet.  http://eithni.com/posaments/ https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheExcellentFrog

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Tenntråd can be braided or knotted to form beautiful medieval Norse posaments or used in modern Sami bracelets and couched embroidery. This listing is for a 10 meter piece of 0.25mm diameter tenntråd. 4% silver/96% tin metal wire is spun around a fiber core. Available in 0.25mm, 0.3mm, and 0.35mm widths. These are the most common widths seen in the Birka posaments. See other listings for other sizes.  Tenntråd can be kinked or crushed and so is mailed priority mail in a sturdy cardboard…

Tenntråd for Norse posaments or Sami bracelets -

Tenntråd can be braided or knotted to form beautiful medieval Norse posaments or used in modern Sami bracelets and couched embroidery. This listing is for a 10 meter piece of 0.25mm diameter tenntråd. 4% silver/96% tin metal wire is spun around a fiber core. Available in 0.25mm, 0.3mm, and 0.35mm widths. These are the most common widths seen in the Birka posaments. See other listings for other sizes.  Tenntråd can be kinked or crushed and so is mailed priority mail in a sturdy cardboard…

Tenntråd for Norse posaments or Sami bracelets by TheExcellentFrog

How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes Recreations of an Example of Each Posament Knot How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes In order to make the spiral Birka posaments, the only truly necessary item …

To determine the correct size of spiral wire to make the reconstructions, several steps were required. First, a gauge of all possible commercially available spiral wires was made. (All displays are…

Add that perfect finishing touch to your Norse clothing! Spiral silver knotwork based on the finds from the graves at Birka can be used to decorate accessories, cuffs, or hats. This loop-in-loop knot pattern is based on knotwork found in grave 944.  The wire is a tin and silver (4%) alloy wound round a fiber core. Each knot in this trim is made of 0.3 mm spiral wire. This piece is 72 cm long and is handmade in the US. This may be split into smaller pieces (for example, for cuffs), at a loss…

Norse Posament - Spiral silver trim or garment embellishment - loop-in-loop

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How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes Recreations of an Example of Each Posament Knot How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes In order to make the spiral Birka posaments, the only truly necessary item …

Tenntråd can be braided or knotted to form beautiful medieval Norse posaments or used in modern Sami bracelets and couched embroidery. This listing is for a 10 meter piece of 0.25mm diameter tenntråd. 4% silver/96% tin metal wire is spun around a fiber core. Available in 0.25mm, 0.3mm, and 0.35mm widths. These are the most common widths seen in the Birka posaments. See other listings for other sizes.  Tenntråd can be kinked or crushed and so is mailed priority mail in a sturdy cardboard…

Tenntråd for Norse posaments or Sami bracelets -

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How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes Recreations of an Example of Each Posament Knot How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes In order to make the spiral Birka posaments, the only truly necessary item …

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How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes Recreations of an Example of Each Posament Knot How to Determine Posament Knot Sizes In order to make the spiral Birka posaments, the only truly necessary item …

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