From Marguerite du Royon
(I'm sending this post to literally everyone in my email address book.
At a minimum, it will serve as a sad reminder to never leave anything of
value in your car.)
Genevieve de Vendome's (Toni Whyte's) beautiful Elizabethan 12th Night
costume and jewelry was STOLEN from her car in front of my house last night.
Below is a detailed list of the missing items which are of great sentimental
value (not to mention a lot of work on the part of many SCA artisans).
Several pictures are also posted online at:
gown belongs to Toni aka Genevieve."
Please cross post his missive to any and all lists that you can think of in
hopes of locating the stolen items; with only six degrees of separation,
hopefully someone somewhere will see these if & when they surface.
If anyone hears or sees anything resembling these at pawn shops/antique
stores/email lists/ ebay, please let me know: rachael DOT keish AT gmail DOT
com. I'm offering a reward for the gowns and pendants, no questions asked,
just to try and recover them.
Marguerite du Royon
AKA Rachael Keish
Stolen item descriptions:
- A custom made rennaissance-type pendant of 22 kt. gold, emeralds, and a
black baroque pearl. Piece was of a dolphin being ridden by a sea-nymph.
Black baroque pearl forms the dolphin's head, and the dolphin is suspended
from a green emerald pin by two chains. An emerald dangled also below the
- Laurel's medallion pendant of a renaissance style. Cloisonnee, with a
background of gold with a green laurel wreath, within a silver frame. The
laurel pendant is suspended from a pin by two chains, and three freshwater
pearls dangles from the bottom of it.
- Custom-made 16th Century Elizabethan gown, with hoop skirt and corset.
White brocade, with gold trim. Sleeves are made of strips of brocade with
gold trim, that have white silk organza puffs in between them. The matching
gold pill-box-type round hat has embroidery and pearls around the sides, and
a red cross of toulouse embroidered on top.
- Custom-made red velveteen open gown/ropa/overgown with gold silk lining.
Short rounded sleeves, made of crossed-strapwork trimmed in red and gold
braid, with white silk-organza puffs showing through.
The collar shows the gold lining and has two red cross of toulouse
embroidered on it at each corner.
- Ruby cabachone earrings, with three seed-pearls.
- Costume jewelry set of necklace, bracelet, and earrings. Gold plate with
red marquis shaped stones.
From: Rachael Keish <email@example.com>