Uterian Pyre

The Winner of the 6th Fiat Lux Annual Maker’s Competition! In Medieval times the appropriate way to bury a shieldmaiden of distinction was in a boat. Legend has it that Joan was English or German, and either of those possibilities suggest that her origins began in one of the pagan Norse kingdoms, wonderfully ignorant of the Catholic world’s entrenched patriarchal sexism. Its ring-shank-as-uterus marks a deep truth about the difference between gender & sex, all handmade for the Competition in 18k gold & diamonds by DMD Metal.
+++++++++
For 2020 we shone our light on the legend of Pope Joan, the 9th Century woman who posed as a man to take the Catholic world’s most powerful throne.

$3,900.00

Out of stock

The Winner of the 6th Fiat Lux Annual Maker’s Competition! In Medieval times the appropriate way to bury a shieldmaiden of distinction was in a boat. Legend has it that Joan was English or German, and either of those possibilities suggest that her origins began in one of the pagan Norse kingdoms, wonderfully ignorant of the Catholic world’s entrenched patriarchal sexism. Its ring-shank-as-uterus marks a deep truth about the difference between gender & sex, all handmade for the Competition in 18k gold & diamonds by DMD Metal.
+++++++++
For 2020 we shone our light on the legend of Pope Joan, the 9th Century woman who posed as a man to take the Catholic world’s most powerful throne.