Phaedra Kenz-el Khafi

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Display of various incense
Resides: Concordia of the Snows
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
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I live in the Barony of Concordia of the Snows and was introduced to SCA in 2010. I craft and use incense in performing my own daily spiritual practices. Researching traditional uses for herbs and incense has been a passion of mine for many years. I am a proud member of the household, DioneSidhe.


Phaedra Kenz-el Khafi is a late 14th century incense maker and spice merchant. Her mother and father were Hellenic and Moorish, respectively. As a successful merchant, her father traveled all over the known world and often took Phaedra and her mother with him. As a result, Phaedra spent a great deal of time during her childhood and youth in Andalusia, Greece and North Africa.

She also dabbles in the fiber arts for her personal use -specifically spinning since it would have been expected that she would have some basic skill in this area.


First Retainer to Mistress Ose Silverhair

The Honourable Company Of Fermenters of The Barony of Concordia

Household DioneSidhe

Offices & Positions

Appointed as Incense Maker to the Crown by Their Royal Majesties Kenric aet Essex and Avelina Keyes , East Kingdom Feb. 22, 2014

Deputy Chronicler, Barony of Concordia of the Snows, Jan. 2014 to present

Historian, Barony of Concordia of the Snows,11/01/12 to present

Event Staff

Sub-Autocrat, Bjorn's Ceilidh, 11/10/2012

Projects & Publications

Display of Incense and Uses at Queens Arts and Sciences Championship, East Kingdom, Barony of Concordia of the Snows, Feb. 22, 2014

More information on Phaedra can be found at my blog: