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Beyond blades, Viking metalsmiths fashioned jewelry
The perception surrounding Vikings varies. From fierce raiders who invaded lands far and wide, to the comical and clumsy Hagar the Horrible comic strip character, created by Dik Browne in 1973. That spectrum is nearly as wide as the ground the Norsemen covered during migration from Scandinavia. Their departure reportedly began as early as the […]
Wit, wisdom and wonder of Japanese woodblocks prints
The influence of woodblock printing is far reaching. Although the process became popular with artisans in the 18th century, woodblocks served an important role in the work of 17th century printers. The use of woodblock printing resulted in reproduction of important text for large-scale distribution.