[Elfsea] Middle Eastern Dance Competition at Defender

pcrandal at sbcglobal.net pcrandal at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 8 18:49:48 PDT 2007


Plus of course there is also the Oyster Irritant,
which is nothing like an Azure Pearl. For they
are both impressive in their manner and
dedication. 

Speaking of the Azure Grail, it is remarkable
that there has not been one recognized. My not
being able to attend makes it difficult to
recommend to Their Excellencies any particular
person. 

Crandall, Olde Phart 

--- Dragonetti <dragonetti at generich.com> wrote:

> The Azure Pearl of Elfsea is not an Order, per
> se. It carries no precedence
> and is given at the discretion of the Baron &
> Baroness. In practice the
> criteria for receiving an Azure Pearl has been
> ambiguous enough to allow
> each Baron & Baroness to apply their own
> criteria. Some have viewed it as a
> recognition of desirable "persona play". Others
> have attached a "service"
> component to it. I tend to think of it as a bit
> of both. akin to an Azure
> Grail, but to a lesser degree. It has rarely
> been given. The only reference
> to it I have found online is at:
> http://www.elfsea.net/rp/pearl.asp but that
> does not share the full heraldic status.
> (Charter text, inception date,
> etc.) I think it would be helpful to have such
> information linked to from
> the Herald's contact page (or some other
> intuitive link)
>  
> As I recall, the original proposal was for
> "Pearl of Elfsea" but that
> conflicted with an award somewhere in Atlantia,
> and thus "Azure" was
> appended. I would invite those who worked on
> it's creation and passage to
> add additional details to which you may be
> privy.
>  
> In the service of kingdom, crown and barony, I
> remain,
> HE Armand Dragonetti
> Baron of Elfsea
>  
> 
>   _____  
> 
> From: Luciana Caterina di Borghese
> 
> What was the Order of the Azure Pearl of Elfsea
> given for? My apologies,
> this is the first that I have heard of it. I
> did a search for it, and found
> two recorded members of the order (Dirk the
> Just and Tomas Niallagain).
> There is no description of it. 
>  
> Luciana


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