gold knots

Gold and Yellow Roses 💛🌟✨

The center is done with a gold metallic floss. And the petals gradually contain less gold, as we move to the outer rim.

I normally work with 3 threads when I do the leaves. But I decided to use only one single thread, this time. And I like how it turned out. It took a bit longer, but the result looks very delicate ^^

Ancient Greek gold and garnet Gordian knot, dated to the Hellenistic period, or 323-146 BCE. The knot would have been part of an elaborate necklace.

Admittedly, Grantaire isnt very good at braiding. They have been at it for half an hour and Enjolras is bored :’^)
Canon era exr request by @caroll-in


A rare Paul Poiret day dress, circa 1926-27, 

Navy gabardine with pink knitted-wool plastron and cuffs, peasant-style embroidery in navy and gilt threads, silver metal lobed sequins with pink silk French knot and gold thread undulating bands, the back with three decorative vertical bands and belt, which fastens at the front, integral silk camisole with press-stud closure concealed behind the decorative front panel


Greek Gold Heracles Knot Bracelet, C. 300 BC

Formed from a hollow hoop fashioned from sheet, convex on the exterior, each end with a collar terminal secured by a pin, its tip with granulation, the collars each with twisted wire filigree palmettes framed by beaded, rope and twisted wires and a fringe of petals, small birds at the outer edges of the left collar, a Heracles knot at the center formed from hollow tubes with applied twisted wire filigree tendrils along their lengths, all edged with beaded, rope and twisted wire, centered by a die-formed lion running to the left, a small frontal Pan seated to the left, playing the pipes.


British Special Regimental Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword

A Fine and Rare Regimental Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword of the 21st Regiment

81.5cm blade by Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London numbered 15777 for 1868, etched with scrolling foliage, crowned VR cypher, crowned badge and motto, regimental title 21 Royal North British Fusiliers, the figure of St. Andrew, battle honours to Sevastopol, and owner’s crest and initials, regulation gilt gothic hilt, the back-piece, pommel and ferrule deeply embossed with thistles, the guard incorporating the regimental title and motto, thistles and a grenade, leather liner, wire bound fish skin grip, in its it steel scabbard with two suspension rings, and complete with sword knot with gold and crimson strap and gold acorn.


The sword of Frederick Storin Chapman, who served with the Cameron Highlanders in Egypt and was present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir.


“The Sun is Rising”. Inspired by the birds I heard singing one morning. 30 X 19 inches unframed. Mixed media: India ink, acrylic, and 24K gold leaf on Saunders Waterford 140lb paper. 

Good Luck Knot Magic

A super fast knot spell for good luck.

  1. Find yourself some red, white, yellow/gold, blue, and green string (or ribbon, yarn, embroidery thread, whatever). 
  2. Cut them into about 10 inch pieces. Ideally, the string should wrap around your wrist or ankle plus 2-3 inches, depending on the thickness of your knotting material. So 10 inches might be too much. Try to overestimate rather than underestimate.
  3. Hold the threads together and make a knot with all of them saying/thinking/etc. “With this knot the spell’s begun”
  4. Make a knot in the red string. “This knot is for luck.”
  5. Make a knot in the yellow/gold string. “This knot is for wealth and prosperity.”
  6. Make a knot in the blue string “This knot is for protection”
  7. Make a knot in the green string. “This knot is for growth.”
  8. Make a knot in the white string. “This knot is for preservation.”
  9. Knot all the threads together. “And this knot is to bring it all together and bring this lucky boon to me.”
  10. Then tie the cord around your wrist or ankle. Or you can carry it with you.

Ideally, you should be envisioning your intent while doing the spell but I’ve done this spell drunk at a bar with zero envisioning and only white packing twine and it worked great.