Follow the garnets

Last month was this blog's tenth anniversary, so I thought I would celebrate with a little bling. What is more iconic in Anglo-Saxon jewelry than the near-universal garnets? Not only are garnets the most common gemstone found in Anglo-Saxon artifacts but they are also widely scattered over Anglo-Saxon territory. Helen Hamerow's recent review of the... Continue Reading →

Heavenfield Round-up 3: Medievalists at Work

The Medievalists out there must all be incubating new projects because the blogosphere has been a little quiet again for the last few weeks, not that I have helped out much there. Yet, there are hints of these bigger projects in their posts, so lets get right down to it. Guy Halsall of Historian on... Continue Reading →

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