Thorson and Svava

Viking Resources

Outfitting yourself as a Viking:
Jewelry sources for cloak pins and apron dress brooches and pins

Ladies' apron dress shoulder straps were attached with metal brooches or pins.

For price and authenticity, Raymond's Quiet Price is remarkable:
www.quietpress.com/

Strings of amber or glass beads were sometimes draped between the brooches/pins. Strings of beads should be reasonably easy to obtain. Possibilities include:
www.regia.org/glass.htm
www.artbeads.com/hbg-mix.html

Most craft stores (i.e. Michaels, A.C. Moore, etc) sell these sorts of beads and stringing supplies.


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