Shoshana Gryffyth

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Lady Shoshana Gryffyth
Information
Resides: Caer Adamant
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Azure, on a pale sable fimbriated between two griffins combatant, three sheaves of three keys wards to base argent.
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Sable, a sheaf of three keys wards to base argent
Award & Office Badges
Award of Arms Queen's Order of Courtesy Companion of the Order of the Silver Crescent Companion of the Order of the Silver Brooch Companion of the Order of the Maunche

Master of Horse Order of the Harlequin

Introduction

  • Lady Shoshana has been an active participant in the SCA since joining the Shire of Caer Adamant in 2005 and delights in learning new crafts, cooking period recipes, and assisting at events. She apprenticed to Countess Ro Honig von Sommerfeldt at Birka, 2019 and is joyfully in love with Illumination and absolutely adores Calligraphers and Wordsmiths. Shoshana considers herself a "Craft Nomad", and has set up a craft journal under that name to keep track of her forays into the arts. She has participated in Heavy Fighting, and likes throwing axes and drinking tea with friends when at events. Her first Pennsic Battlefield was in 43, and she looks forward to joining the East Kingdom army again someday.
  • Please feel free to reach out with any Illumination questions, or inquire about Scribal nights at her home on Sunday evenings.

Persona

  • Shoshana is currently not pursuing a persona.
  • Her Fighting Persona is generic Viking.
  • At all other times she is usually found in either Roman, Viking, Turkish or Anglo Saxon garb.

Offices & Positions

  • Herald, Caer Admanant, 2009 to 2010
  • Chatelaine, Caer Admanant, 2010 to 2012
  • Seneschal, Caer Admanant, 2012 to 2016
  • Deputy Seneschal, Caer Admanant, 2016 to 2017
  • A&S Champion, Barony of Bhakail, 2016 to 2017
  • Deputy Exchequer, Caer Adamant, 2017
  • Exchequer, Caer Adamant, 2018
  • Active East Kingdom Scribe

Event Staff

  • Head Chef, A Number of Swamp and Spring Thynges, Shire of Caer Adamant
  • Deputy Event Steward, Cook Thynge, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2012
  • Event Steward, Winter Bardic Blast, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2013
  • Merchant Contact, River Wars, Barony of Iron Bog, 2013, 2014
  • Co Event Steward, Tourney of the Fallen Stag III, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2013
  • Setup/Decorations, King and Queens Rapier, Barony of Bhakail, 2014
  • Head Chef, Winter Bardic Blast, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2015
  • Assisted with Vigil Board for Mael Eoin's Elevation, (Meat Pies) 2016
  • Head Chef, Cook Thynge: The Long Night, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2017
  • Co Event Steward, Bhakail Investiture and K&Q Rattan Champions, Barony of Bhakail, 2017
  • Head Chef, String Thynge, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2018
  • Head Chef, Fimbulwinter, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2019
  • Event Steward, Spring Crown, Shire of Caer Adamant, 2019

Projects & Classes

  • Illumination 101 (C&I)
  • How to Draw Medieval Monsters (C&I)(Youth)
  • Introduction to Gold Work (C&I)
  • Redacting a Manuscript (C&I)
  • Knot Work, Two Ways (C&I)
  • Illuminating Bookmarks (C&I)
  • Setting up a Scroll (C&I)
  • Instruments of Illumination (C&I)
  • Basic Cheesemaking/ Butter making
  • Challah in the Round
  • Hidden Veil Stitch
  • Banner Making
  • Basic Pewter Tokens

Select Awards

  • Award of Arms, East Kingdom, 12/03/2012
  • Queen’s Order of Courtesy, 8/02/2015
  • Order of the Silver Crescent, 02/13/2016
  • Master of Horse (Bhakail), 12/10/2016
  • Order of the Silver Brooch, 06/03/2017
  • Harlequin (Bhakail), 12/9/2017
  • Order of the Maunche, 03/30/2019

Additional Information

  • The Craft Nomad
    • Note: This is a Facebook Page that is used to explore both SCA related crafts and other. Please feel free to follow along and look through the photos
  • Pinterest
    • Note: This is a Pinterest Board for crafts learned in the SCA by Shoshana Gryffyth. This page is not as often updated.
  • In case of awards or court:
    • Please reach out to my Peer, Countess Ro Honig von Sommerfeldt.
    • I love all styles of Illumination, Persona matching not needed. Thank you so much for your hard work! I love our scribes!
    • I don't mind being surprised for court, but I would really appreciate it if my husband (Alexi Gensel) was there to see it. <3