Medieval Gold Henry VII Signet Glove Ring, 15th Century

A substantial gold ring dating from the period of Henry VII and the Wars of the Roses, the tapered band with channeled edges engraved with flower and foliage design, a line of three rose blooms at the shoulders, the circular bezel with incuse and retrograde design of a standing heraldic dragon passant sinister with wings addorsed and mouth open, palm branches above and behind, ’S’ before and a star below, with Latin retrograde Black Letter ’[n]c[e]’ inscription for ‘Believe and Conquer’ and the letter ’S’ possibly relating to the name of the owner.

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Victor Victorious

Can’t believe it’s been 10 episodes and it just occured to me that Victor’s surname is Nikiforov, which comes from the Greek name Νικηφόρος (Nikifóros) and means Bringer of Victory.

So his name is Victor Who Brings Victory or (loosely translated) Victor Victorious.

No wonder he was always a champion. This is character naming on a par with Remus Lupin.

the-alternian-empress  asked:

hi! I was wondering, where do you find your references to draw traditional clothes? thank you!!

check out this post by claire hummel ->

pinterest is great too, but i think it’s important to check the individual source of each post for authenticity/usefulness 

i would also suggest getting a LOT of references so you’re drawing from a wide pool of influences!

So, I don’t know how many of you know the story behind this picture, but I thought I’d share it because it’s so funny.

So apparently Patrick ( Darry ) was often placed at the back of the group for photo shoots and such, because he was so tall. Eventually, he got really sick of trying to look over everyone else, and started complaining about it. The photographer wouldn’t put him in the front, and Patrick started to get angry. So Emilio spotted some bricks off to the side of the road, put them in a pile, and told Patrick to stand on them. It worked, and the bricks can still be seen in this photo.


English Localization for OTSUN Club’s The Bell Chimes for Gold Confirmed




Our dream will come true.

We will be able to make an English version of “The Bell Chimes for Gold”

I can not say anything more detailed yet, but please wait a little more.

People who paid money can receive English version, please be relieved.

Thank you.

A release date has not been announced at this time.

Synopsis (Source):

The heroine, Maria is a skilled herbalist. She saved up money in order to get married with her master, but he ended up using the money to marry another woman, dumping the heroine. He went as far as saying: “you can buy a man with the money you earn from your skill.” This helped Maria decide what to do next. “OK. If one can get a man with money, I will buy one and get married!” Five men, who have fallen quite low, are available to her.


Yuzuru Hanyu performing his Free Program at the Grand Prix Final

Score of: 187.37

Total score of: 293.90

Gold Winner!