Ca’ d’Oro Renaissance Salon at Gulf Wars

The Ca’ d’Oro Salon is a department at Gulf Wars, a reenactment event held annually near Lumberton, Mississippi. Ca’ d’Oro is a place where we gather, socialize, and learn about post 13th-century arts & sciences in the atmosphere of a 15th-century Italian Salon where artists, poets, musicians, philosophers, nobility, and courtiers would have gathered to pass … More Ca’ d’Oro Renaissance Salon at Gulf Wars

Giata’s Persona Story – Living History In The First Person

Storia di Signora Giada Alberti di Firenze Kingdom A&S Faire 2014 (To learn about the references or figures contact Giata on Facebook)       Purpose and Introduction The purpose of this piece is to provide my persona story as a model for other inclined reenactors who wonder what sort of research can inform their … More Giata’s Persona Story – Living History In The First Person

Giada’s Research Papers and Class Handouts

Below you will find a list of and links to download my past research papers and class materials. Please feel free to use my work for educational purposes (SCA/Living History) as long as you provide proper credit to me. Papers Submitted at Kingdom A&S: Galenus Cold Cream Redaction 2013 Gleann Abhann Stands Alone 2013 Roman Cosmetics … More Giada’s Research Papers and Class Handouts

SCA Arts & Sciences Bio for My Persona

Full Name and Title: La Signora Onorata (The Honorable Lady) Giata Magdalena Alberti, OSL Location: Barony of Axemoor (New Orleans, LA) (For more information on the SCA click here.) Personal Bio: Gigi hails from Southern Louisiana and is a social scientist working for the Department of Defense. Her mundane research focus centers on forecasts for social and … More SCA Arts & Sciences Bio for My Persona

What NOT to Wear: The Time Traveler’s Wife

So, you want to be a reenactor? Want to come participate in the SCA or other historical re-creation organization? Great. Let’s talk about what you should wear while attending. Now, this post could be a diatribe along the lines of: “Let me be clear that it is only OK mix combat boots and fairy wings with a Victorian era ensemble at … More What NOT to Wear: The Time Traveler’s Wife