[ANSTHRLD] Blazoning and Winterkingdom

Emily Minier adalia.nyx at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 20:33:01 PST 2011

Castellana already has a commenting table on the schedule.  :)  So, yes,
we're having at least one.

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 6:36 PM, <Kevinkeary at aol.com> wrote:

> At the present time I intend to have a consultation table there, yes. I
> have to coordinate that with the autocrat, whom I will see tomorrow. I know
> I
> also need to contact someone about having additional resource materials
> (besides  my own meager supply) there, but I have forgotten who that is.
> Kevin, new to the office of Nordsteorra.
> As far as the device, depending on the relative size of the two charges,
> consider "Vert, a decrescent maintaining from its upper horn a bell
>  argent".
> In a message dated 1/2/2011 4:35:18 P.M. Central Standard Time,
>  barrett1 at cox.net writes:
> Two  related issues, here, hope you don't mind the inquiry.
> Does anyone know  if a Heralds consultation table will be at Winterkingdom
> in the Barony of  Northkeep?
> A friend currently preparing a device for submission is  under the
> impression there usually is one, but we don't know for certain  whether or
> not to
> expect one this year. I can't find any reference to  one.
> The reason he is wanting a consultation table is this - he seems  to have a
> good, strong, clean idea for a device, but the exact wording of the  blazon
> is proving to be a bit of a snare.
> He is wanting a silver  crescent (descrescent - facing the viewers right)
> and he wants a silver bell  hanging inside the crescent, attached to the
> upper curve of the crescent, all  on a green field.
> The closest I can come is this; "Vert, a bell  dependant within a
> decrescent argent."
> Is that correct?
> The  placement of "dependant" and "within" in the description is my
> concern. When  an object is not only hanging from another, but is hanging
> from a
> particular  place on that object, I lose my way when it comes to blazoning.
> I  believe this has an excellent chance of passing. The only close call I
> could  locate in the ordinary is "Vert, a decrescent with a bordure
> indented
> argent",  registered to a Carl of Sutherland in 1982.
> I have no idea what is  currently under submission, but this friend is
> willing to add an orle argent  or a double tressure argent, if need be.
> Personal note? Cool charge,  very recognizable.
> My thanks for your time on this  matter.
> ~Finnacan
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HL Adalia VonderBerg
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