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Just like the title says. Go here for the entry. If you decide to check out the entry, please watch the video I've embedded--it's great fun.
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In which I direct the reader to a newish archaeology blog with some fascinating information about Viking age beads. Its author is actually researching slavery during the Viking age for his PhD dissertation, which may interest you even if the costume and material culture aspects do not. Go here for the entry.
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Just like the title; a reflection on technological changed based upon my discovery of a reproduction of an odd Bronze Age pouch. Go here for the entry.
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Just like the title says: comments on an article epitomizing recent, and better, research on the subject. If you're interested, go here for the entry.

P.S.: I recently changed the CSS for The Cold Table; let me know if you like it.
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In which I describe ruminations by myself and [profile] esrblog about how the peoples who ornamented their clothes with bronze spirals kept them from unattractive tarnish. Go here for the entry.
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No, this post isn't about the art of making a still! It's a pointer to an article about archaeological finds showing the use of tiny spiral tubes of bronze wire used to ornament clothing. Go here for the entry.
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In which I link to short, simple projects (or tutorials that can be part of more complex projects) for historically-based costumes predating the High Middle Ages. If you are interested, go here for the entry.
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In which I ruminate about a component for a special costume described in one of the sagas. Go here for the entry.
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In which I pass on some links about areas of clothing history about which I know little. If this sort of thing excites you, as it does me, go here for the entry.
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Interested in high-end, handwoven, wool-twill fabric? Well, that's the subject of today's post. Go here for the entry.

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