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Collette d’Avignon

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Great Northeastern War 2022
Information
Resides: Stonemarche
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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ARMS: Purpure, on a lozenge pometty argent an ermine spot purpure

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BADGE: Per pale purpure and argent, a lozenge pommetty counterchanged
Award & Office Badges
Companion of the Order of the Maunche


Companion of the Order of the Silver Brooch Companion of the Order of the Silver Wheel
Lamp of Apollo Provincial Arts and Sciences Honor
Award of Arms
Signet Chatelaine Herald

Introduction


She/Her
Moto: In devotions pulchritudo vivat
Moto: Agenda mortuus est, vivat agenda

Collette has been a member of the SCA since 2017 and has found a deep love for illumination and calligraphy, dancing, music playing, and embroidery. She also participates in fencing practices, voice heraldry, and volunteering when she can.


Collette is the daughter of an illuminator, living in eastern France along the Mediterranean in 1428. From a young age, she assisted her father by creating pattern books of various flora and fauna as they traveled between Paris and Avignon, providing the services of art to the nobility and papacy. As Collette aged, she took up other skills, such as calligraphy, embroidery, and the making of clothes. Her father saw to it that she was an educated woman, so that she could later carry out her father’s work when he passed.

Now, Collette is traveling, fulfilling her father’s wishes, providing the best her pigment and brushes can provide. Occasionally, Collette can be seen camping with fellow travelers; a hunting party known to roam the lands, filled with other such artists. She can be seen dancing, heard singing and playing music, and telling stories around their fire. She also enjoys teaching other travelers her skills so they too can continue the ways of the brush and pigment. Collette’s biggest dream is to create beautiful art that others will remember her by.

Affiliations

Positions

  • New Scribe Deputy - Office of the Signet (East) (current)
  • Chatelaine - Province of Malagentia (current)
  • Scribal Editor/Content Expert - EK Gazette (East) (current)
  • Scribal teacher - Malagentia Scribal Night (current)

Service

  • Gate volunteer - Stonemarche Baronial Anniversary (Stonemarche) (2019)
  • Assistant for children’s A&S activity tent - Falling Leaves (Carolingia) (2019)
  • Gate volunteer - A Market Day at Birka (Stonemarche) (2020)
  • Assistant Coordinator for Fencing Tournament - Market Day at Birka (Stonemarche) (2020)
  • Deputy Summer Crown Herald - Crown Feeder Tournament (Carolingia/Quintavia) (2021)
  • Deputy Summer Crown Herald - Crown Tournament (Hartshorndale) (2021)
  • Gate Lead - Harvest Moon Shoot (Malagentia) (2021)
  • Gate volunteer - Crown Tournament (Tir Mara) (2022)
  • Gate volunteer - Great North Eastern War XXXIV (Malagentia) (2022)
  • Gate Lead - Harvest Moon Shoot (Malagentia) (2022)

Projects & Publications


My projects include: calligraphy, illumination, embroidery, sewing/garb making, finger-loop braiding, jewelry making and teaching.

Other Awards

  • Recipient of Consorts Token of Inspiration - 2021

In Case of Court

I love surprises!
In case of court, please speak to Audrye Beneyt or Camille des Jardins. Please also contact Olan Blackhand.

  • Etherial Court is acceptable, but in the case of Ethereal Court please see above for contact persons.
  • For any scroll, please exclude any mention of COVID-19 or the global pandemic.