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by The Castle Keepers
Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: 2000BC-55BC
Topic: Egyptian replica items
Replies: 3
Views: 4834

Egyptian replica items

Anyone know where we could get some good Egyptian replicas? We're looking for a variety of items.
by The Castle Keepers
Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:03 am
Forum: 2000BC-55BC
Topic: Egyptian Enquiry: Canopic Jars
Replies: 1
Views: 3833

Egyptian Enquiry: Canopic Jars

Hi all.

DOes anyone know of any traders that sell Canopic Jars (Burial/Mummification Urns) that are about 10-12" high? We are loooking to use them in a Mummification presentation.

Help!
by The Castle Keepers
Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Ginger hair
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Ginger hair

I am making an Elizabeth I headress and I need some suitably ginger, but not bright orange, frizzy bits of hair for it. Nothing in the shops' standard range of hairpieces is the right colour, its either too natural or Ronald Macdonald...any suggestions?
by The Castle Keepers
Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Where to get items that give structure to stays, bodices etc
Replies: 84
Views: 6188

Boning for corsets etc

I got some plastic-clad steel boning from Anglia Fashion fabrics in Norwich earlier this year, it was fine in the bodice of my Elizabeth I costume. I also used the perforated plastic stuff which you can stitch through with the sewing machine as extra stiffening zig-zagged all over the panels, it wor...
by The Castle Keepers
Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Elizabeth I accoutrements
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Elizabeth I accoutrements

I need all the stuff that hangs from the belt- pomander, jewelled prayerbook, ostrich feather fan etc- all the things one shouldn't leave home without. Any suggestions for places I can pick this kind of thing up from? As its for Lizzie I, it needs to be TOTALLY OTT darlings...
by The Castle Keepers
Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:15 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Costume Quotes
Replies: 4
Views: 774

Costume Quotes

Hi All. I'm wondering if there is anyone out there who can offer some quotes? Here at the Castle we need to have made the following: Tudor Costume (Upper Class) Male and Female Ditto working class. We're also after some Victorian Stuff - M and F Upper and Working class. Whom should we talk too?
by The Castle Keepers
Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wigs and accessories
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Thank you for all these- will investigate! (:
by The Castle Keepers
Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:16 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wigs and accessories
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Wigs and accessories

Hello 1) I need a really good Elizabeth I ginger wig, authentic for about 1570s. Can anyone recommend a good shop or online site? 2) I need Boudica jewellery- a torc and a couple of brooches, possibly a belt too. Can anyone recommend either somewhere to buy some, or books, sites or instruction metho...
by The Castle Keepers
Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Iceni costume query
Replies: 6
Views: 1206

Iceni costume query

I need to dress up as Boudica- it needs to be Living History level as it's for our castle. Has anybody got any good pictures/links? Cheers everybody.
by The Castle Keepers
Fri Nov 24, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Anglo Saxon Costumes
Replies: 18
Views: 2017

Thank you I hope you received my pm. If I have any more questions you might be able to help with I will let you know.
by The Castle Keepers
Fri Nov 24, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Anglo Saxon Costumes
Replies: 18
Views: 2017

Anglo Saxon Costumes

Hello I'm making Anglo Saxon costume and I need to know what the belts looked like.E.g are they leather, braided etc.? They are for both male and female.Can any one help?
by The Castle Keepers
Wed Nov 22, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 16th Century Costume
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Thanks peeps...!!!

Always knew it would be a good decision to register!
by The Castle Keepers
Wed Nov 22, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 16th Century Costume
Replies: 2
Views: 747

16th Century Costume

Morning All.

I need to contact someone who can make 16th Century male costume.

Anyone got any Leads? :?

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