Thanks to all who answerd my request for
If you are interested in Historical Recreation jewelry & soapstone
casting you might try the Onelist Metal Casters List
(Metalcasting@onelist.com) it has a lot of traditional/historical
metalworkers on it. Also check out the Viking Bronze web site
(http://user.tninet.se/~mfx106d/vikingbronze.htm) for other
Sutton Hoo is usualy considered an Anglo Saxon site. The Anglo
Saxons are a culturaly related Germanic people to the Norse with
simmilar art work.
For sources on historic methods Anders S�derberg an Archaeologist &
author of the Viking Bronze Web site recomended the following books to
[Hawthorne, J. G. Smith, C. S. 1979. Theophilus; On Divers Arts. The
Foremost Medieval Treatise on Painting, Glassmaking and Metalwork.
New York.] . Written in the 1120�s.
[Lamm, K. 1973. The Manufacture of Jewellery during the Migration
Period at Helg� in Sweden. In: Bulletin of the Historical Metallurgy
Group. Vol 7, no 2. London.]
[Lamm, K. 1980. Early Medieval Metalworking on Helg� in Central
Sweden. In: Aspects of Early Metallurgy. Oddy, W. A. (ed). British
Museum Occasional Paper No 17. London.]
[Brinch Madsen, H. 1984. Metal Casting. In: Ribe Excavations 1970-76.
Vol 2. Bencard, M. (ed). Esbjerg.],
For people interested in Pattern Welded or Damacuss Steel I recomend
Jim Hrisoulas books on the subject. I am also interested in finding
on the “Jewellery Studies” the Journal of the Society of
Jewelry Historians that Jack Ogden talks about in his book “Ancient