Forms of Embellishment Accepted by the Guild
The Guild maintains a list of Forms.
Forms are generally divided by material/media and technique. There is also an ‘other’ category under each material/medium. This category is used to suggest new forms for that material/medium when participating in a challenge. If the new form is approved, it will be added to the accepted forms list under the appropriate material/medium.
Items That Can Be Embellished
All forms of embellishment should be executed upon period appropriate items if those items are to be submitted for challenging the ranks of the Guild.
Period appropriate means the item and the form of embellishment come from the same time frame and location and both are acceptable to the SCA.
Note: Forms that are not completely documented as being period (e.g. we have tools but no extant pieces; for example, lucet cord in which we have tools but no actual cord) can only be challenge to competency level and no further. As soon as it is documented that these forms are period, they can be challenged to expert level.
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