Jovi Torstensdottir

Jovi Torstensdottir

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Beinecke Library Exhibition. 15th century girdle book. Boethius’ Consolations of Philosophy, likely copied in England in the fifteenth century, was re-bound at some point later in the fifteenth century as a “girdle-book,” to be read while hanging from the waist.

The Yale "Girdle-Book," MS 84 Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, England [?

The Bible of Queen Elizabeth I, 1583.

Now at the Bodleian Library at Oxford: One of the "Douce" Bibles, printed in London in and probably bound about the same time. This one was the property of Queen Elizabeth I, and is bound in crimson velvet, measuring 17 by 12 inches.

Viking dress based off the Birka grave 735. This is the only one I've found so far that has done all the bands, most people do just a few bands across the top. I was so happy to find an actual reproduction of this interpretation! By Savelyeva Ekaterina https://www.facebook.com/savelyeva.ekaterina.7?fref=photo More info about Birka 735 can be found at http://urd.priv.no/viking/smokkr.html

asatru-ingwaz: “ “ Viking dress based off the Birka grave This is the only one I’ve found so far that has done all the bands, most people do just a few bands across the top. I was so happy to find an actual reproduction of this interpretation!

Jesper Friis f. 1539 d. 1561 og Maren Friis f. 1545 d. 1561 var børn af Henrik Friis og Margrethe Bild. 1560-69 Fyens stift

Jesper Friis f. 1539 d. 1561 og Maren Friis f. 1545 d. 1561 var børn af Henrik Friis og Margrethe Bild. 1560-69 Fyens stift

Kintsugi, the Japanese art of fixing broken ceramics with a lacquer resin

Kintsugi, the Japanese art of fixing broken ceramics with a lacquer resin made to look like solid gold, adds a new level of complexity to the vessels that it mends. An exhibit at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington features a Japanese tea bowl made of

Yee Sookyung

Shattered ceramics patched back together with gold? This series, by Seoul based artist Yee Sookyung, is titled ”Translated Vase”.

“When the Japanese repair broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful.”  ~ Barbara Bloom

conflictingheart: Yee Sookyung “When the Japanese repair broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful.

Kintsukuroi. "to repair with gold"; the art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken

kintsukuroi: 'to repair with gold' - the japanese art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer & understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.