Royal Largesse Challenge
The East Kingdom Royal Gifts Chest is issuing a challenge to the Baronies and Shires of The East Kingdom!
Spring is here and the East welcomes a new King and Queen! It is time to fill Our gift coffers with beautiful and functional items, ones that represent the talents of Our Eastern Artists.
The Royal Gifts Chest therefore challenges each Barony and Shire in the East Kingdom to rally their members to make, create, and donate! Items will be collected at events throughout the Spring and Summer and credited to the Barony or Shire it comes from. The Challenge ends on Sunday, August 4, with the winning group being announced at East Kingdom Court at Pennsic. The group with the most points will have bragging rights and a chest full of goodies!
This list is by no means exhaustive, if you have something in mind but do not know what category it fits in, please ask! Points will be awarded as follows:
Clothing Items, 3 points each:
Lengths of trim (2 yards = 3 points), sets of buttons (8 small, or 4 large), gloves (pair), knit socks (pair), coifs/caps, hats, hoods, arming caps, veils
Needlework items, 2 points each:
Needle cases, sets of needles (bone, metal, wood), scissor cases, pin cushions, sewing kits, skeins of handspun yarn, lucets, drop spindles
Feast items, 2 points each:
Plates, mugs, glasses, napkins, candle holders
Cords, 1 point per yard:
Fingerloop braids, kumihimo, lucet cord
Pouches or bags, 2 points each:
Drawstring bags in small/medium/large, belt pouches
Jewelry, 2 points each:
Fibulae, penannular brooches, bracelets, earrings (pair), necklaces, pendants, pewter items, viking wire work, veil pins, paternosters/rosaries, lampwork beads (2 beads), rings
Wooden items, 3 points each:
Small/medium boxes, game boards and pieces, candle holders, wax tablets, small foot stools
Household items, 2 points each:
Soap, beauty/personal care items, candles, period spices and spice mixes, bottle opener, leather mug strap
Items from the Scriptorium, 3 points each:
Period scribal supplies, scroll blanks, illuminated thank you cards and envelopes (set of 4), leather covered journals, small handmade books
Award Medallions, 3 points each:
East Kingdom award and order medallions, extra bonus point if it’s a Middle Kingdom award or order medallion
Fighter’s Repair Kit, 4 points each kit:
Each kit to include – a leather punch, roll of duct tape, roll of strapping tape, lacing, two-piece rivets (quick rivets), blue electrical tape
Large items, 5 points each:
A set of arrows, a quiver, a collapsible bench, small collapsible table, leather or beaded baronial coronets, silk banners
Please include an info card with the donation listing the following information:
Royal Gift Chest
Artisan (your SCA name)
Group (Barony or Shire)
If you have any questions, please contact the Royal Gift Coordinator, Mistress Saerlaith firstname.lastname@example.org.
Items may be delivered at any Royal Progress event.