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Knotted Trim from Birka - book "Cloth and Clothing in Medieval Europe" showed a section of a man's coat from Birka (Norse, approx. 1000 A.D.) with an intricate interlace trim. On close examination, I discovered that the trim was composed of silver spiral wire arranged in decorative knots in a cross pattern. (fig. 1). The resulting trim was stitched to a strip of silk and then to the garment fabric, which allowed the trim to be removed from the garment and reused with little difficulty.

"Knotted Trim from Birka - book "Cloth and Clothing in Medieval Europe" showed a…

How to make a cord the Viking way with a lucet (Swedish)

How to make a cord the Viking way with a lucet (Swedish) …

Viking whipcording (or interlocking, slyngyng, or even spoon tossing) is Whipcorda fun, fast, and easy way of braiding cords to make bigger, stronger, and more decorative cords.

Viking Whipcording: Patterns and Diversions

Viking whipcording (or interlocking, slyngyng, or even spoon tossing) is Whipcorda fun, fast, and easy way of braiding cords to make bigger, stronger, and more decorative cords.

Tribal Sami Bracelet MIDGARD Swedish Blue Lapland Reindeer Leather Bracelet with Braided Pewter and Carved Antler Button - Custom  Handmade

Tribal Sami Bracelet MIDGARD Swedish Blue Lapland Reindeer Leather Bracelet with Braided Pewter and Carved Antler Button - Custom Handmade from Tjekijas.

A Lucet (also called a lucet fork) is an ancient tool dating back to the Viking era. It is used for making a looped cord that is strong, square, and a bit springy. Lucet cord can be used for draw-string (such as for bags or purses), decorative edging, ties for hats, and any other use where strong cord is needed.

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Swedish Sami Bracelet of pewter thread with 4 % silver, and reindeer leather by SundesignSweden on Etsy

Swedish Sami Bracelet of pewter thread with 4 % silver, and reindeer leather by SundesignSweden on Etsy

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