This is more than just a Viking Age cookbook. It is a combination of a textbook on Viking Age culinary practices and mouthwatering recipes based on archaeological finds and experimental archaeology.
Dr Cagliostro’s Cabinet of Curiosities has gathered an extraordinary collection that included both banned books on black magick and horrifying objects that whispers of an unknown world, far beyond reason and science.
Nålbinding, or Needlebinding, is an ancient method of creating textiles with a needle and yarn. Rows of stitches are made with a big, blunt, large-eyed needle, resulting in a firm fabric with a lively surface. Nålbinding technique dates back thousands of years, but it still has many contemporary uses.
This Booklet is really the easiest clearest guide, and is the perfect introduction to the ancient craft of nalbinding. The book has over 50 illustrations and all instructions are written in both English and Swedish.
Historical Clothing From the Inside Out – the Handbook Series
Historical Clothing From the Inside Out is a series of richly illustrated handbooks. The series will present a detailed view of clothes from different historical eras – from the early bronze age to our modern history. In each book we will make an in-depth presentation on the clothes worn, from underwear to accessories and outer clothing.
The books will also give an understanding on the fashion of the time and that influenced the general idiom and profile on what one was wearing.
The handbooks includes a wealth of modern illustrations, period artwork and photos of reconstructions and finds. In short, it is a must-have for anyone looking to create their own historical wardrobe.
Those of you old enough to remember the web during the nineties will surely recognize this… they were everywhere and strangely enough never seemed to go away regardless of how long a website had been up and running.
We now feel the need to reanimate this digital corpse – due to the wonders of modern technology our previous website is no more.
It has ceased to be, it’s expired and gone to meet it’s maker. It´s a stiff. Bereft of life, it rests in peace. If we hadn’t nailed it to the forehead of our previous web host, it would be pushing up the daisies. It’s metabolic processes are now history. It’s off the twig. It’s kicked the bucket, it’s shuffled off it’s mortal coil, run down the curtain and joined the bleedin’ choir invisible!
Well, you get the picture.
And no we are working on building a new page from scratch.
It may take a while and meanwhile you can reach us by email here »