Naomi bat Avraham

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Photo
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Naomi at EK War College in Iron Bog, 09/13/2008
Information
Resides: Shire of Hartshorn-dale
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Per pale Or and azure, a tree blasted and couped and a bordure counterchanged
Award & Office Badges
Award of ArmsCompanion of the Order of the Maunche Companion of the Order of the Silver Crescent Companion of the Order of the Laurel
Minister of Arts and Science ArMarshal

Introduction

Naomi bat Avraham has been in the SCA since 2002 and lives in the Shire of Hartshorn-dale. She was drawn in by the archery but found many other interests, mostly in the arts and sciences. Her main interests are currently woodblock carving and printing and researching the history of European printing. She has also found an interest in East Kingdom history and helped with the East Kingdom 40th anniversary history display. In 2011, she put together and ran a Pennsic history display at Pennsic 40. In 2015 she was honored by being chosen as the King's champion of arts and sciences for her project on the history of European woodblock printing.

Persona

Naomi is a young Jewish woman living in 15th century Germany. Her father is a Hebrew scribe so she grew up around words and books. Her husband is a printer, and uses the relatively new printing press and movable type. She carves woodblocks to illustrate the printed books and often helps setting type and operating the press.

Offices & Positions

  • Minister of Arts and Science, Shire of Hartshorn-dale, 1/1/2014 to present
  • Kingdom Historian, East Kingdom, 07/01/2012 to 2015
  • Shire Archery Marshal, Shire of Harsthorn-dale, 01/01/2011 to 12/31/2016
  • Seneschal, Shire of Hartshorn-dale, 01/01/2010 to 12/31/2013
  • Chamberlain, Shire of Hartshorn-dale, 01/01/2009 to 12/31/2010
  • Deputy Seneschal, Shire of Hartshorn-dale, 01/01/2008 to 12/31/2009
  • Deputy Kingdom Historian, East Kingdom, 01/01/2008 to 06/30/20012

Event Staff

  • Archery Marshal in Charge, Shire Wars II, 10/20/2012
  • Archery Marshal in Charge, Shire Wars, 10/22/2011
  • Festival Coordinator, Crown Tourney, 05/07/2011
  • Pennsic Games Tent Staff, 2010 to 2013
  • Autocrat, St Sebastian's Faire III, 05/30/2009

Interests

  • Woodblock Printing
  • Movable Type Printing
  • Metal Casting
  • Glass Bead Making
  • Medieval Games
  • Cooking
  • Archery
  • Arrow Making

More Information

www.blastedoak.com Arts and Sciences Website