this is just...too awesome for words  ChrisFa 03 by aldafea.deviantart.com on @deviantART

this is just...too awesome for words ChrisFa 03 by aldafea.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Replica of Mary Tudor's wedding gown. Consisting of a mantle of brocaded cloth of gold, bordered with pearls and diamonds of great size, and lined with ermine. The dress was also gold smothered with the same precious stones, and the underskirt of white satin embroidered of silver. The French hood in black velvet was surmounted by a double row of large diamonds. 1554

Replica of Mary Tudor's wedding gown. Consisting of a mantle of brocaded cloth of gold, bordered with pearls and diamonds of great size, and lined with ermine. The dress was also gold smothered with the same precious stones, and the underskirt of white satin embroidered of silver. The French hood in black velvet was surmounted by a double row of large diamonds. 1554

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Donated by Spoleto Festival USA the person who wore sleeves like this never did a lick of work for themselves, historically speaking of course.

Traditional inspired yet modern looking asian warrior costume. Love this style and combination of material choices.

Traditional inspired yet modern looking asian warrior costume. Love this style and combination of material choices.

From the movie Troy. I love that necklace so much and I am going to make a version of it someday.

From the movie Troy. I love that necklace so much and I am going to make a version of it someday.

Amanirenas - a Kandake (warrior queen) of kush, Ameniras challenged the Romans who took over Egypt after the death of Cleopatra VII. She reigned from about 40 BCE to 10 BCE. She is one of the most famous kandakes, because of her role leading Kushite armies against the Romans from in a war that lasted five years, from 27 BCE to 22 BCE.  She succeeded in negotiating a peace treaty on favourable terms. Amanirenas was described as brave, and blind in one eye.

Amanirenas - a Kandake (warrior queen) of kush, Ameniras challenged the Romans who took over Egypt after the death of Cleopatra VII. She reigned from about 40 BCE to 10 BCE. She is one of the most famous kandakes, because of her role leading Kushite armies against the Romans from in a war that lasted five years, from 27 BCE to 22 BCE. She succeeded in negotiating a peace treaty on favourable terms. Amanirenas was described as brave, and blind in one eye.

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