Posted:  24. 06. 2021.


Aelfweard Blódsige is the newest relic commission, representing a long dead warrior king buried with his earthly treasures. The design is based on the grave goods discovered in an Anglo-Saxon burial site at Sutton Hoo. The masked helmet is the most iconic part of the treasure, but I had the most fun sculpting and painting the ornamented drinking horn.

Like all my boxed mummies, this one was sculpted from scratch using assorted materials: modelling putty, air drying clay, nail art supplies, paper, card, wire, and more. The box is larger than I have used in the past, since this piece needed more space for all the accessories the client asked for. The dimensions are 80x80x50mm.

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Great work, the helmet is a great copy of the Sutton Hoo one. I love Anglo Saxon history, especially their stone carving and manuscripts. I’m very lucky to have been born in Britain, so I can go and see so much historical stuff.

By L. on 2021 06 24

Thank you very much!

By Ana Polanšćak    on 2021 07 01

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