Custom Work from Billy and Charlie
Of Special Interest to Re-enactors and Tourneying
Pewter badges were often distributed as a sign of favor by the nobility to
persons they were taking under their protection. (Of course at the level of
pewter badges, the protection might be rather remote; courtiers close to a lord
were rewarded for their allegiance with brooches similar in form, but made of
gold or silver.) Such badges may be usefully adopted by societies and groups of
re-enactors as marks of membership or allegiance. One of the badges below
is distributed as a sign of regard by a tourneying company to notable incomers to
We invite you to contact us
if you are interested in having us produce brooches
or pendants to your specifications. Because the production of the mold represents a major part
of the time and expense of creating these pewter pieces, we generally require
either that you buy the mold outright or that your original purchase of castings
from the mold cover the cost of production.
Here are some examples of custom work we have done for re-enactment groups,
tourneying societies, and individuals; no prices are given as none of these items
are for sale except to the person or group that commissioned them.
| ||A sign for an SCA group.
The lower part of the wreath is cast with a loop, clipped off here, to permit the item
to be used to suspend items such as tokens of admission to group activities. |
1-1/2 x 1-1/2 or 38 x 38mm
|The sign of a tourneying company,
the Company of St. Michael,
worn by the members and distributed as tokens of regard or thanks.
For your enjoyment, we
have included an action shot
of one of their tournaments.
1-1/2 x 1-1/4" or 37 x 31mm