Do you want to look like a viking?
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My name is Susanna Broomé and I am the one who runs Viking Age Clothing. I am a reenactor since many years and I have sold my patterns since 1995. They have evolved a lot since then and there is always more to learn. I love to dig deep into the archaeological literature and to study small fragments to unfold their secrets about how people looked and lived long ago. I also love to share my knowledge, to write and to teach. And I love textile handicrafts, to build beautiful objects from threads and fabrics with my hands.
The smokkr and the tortoise brooches belonging to it is the most central part of the Viking age woman’s clothing. The tortoise brooches are even used to identify Scandinavian settlements abroad. This article is about the social meaning of the…
Welcome to my new website. I hope you will enjoy the information you find here. More will come. Best Regards, Susanna Broomé