Masina da Ferrara

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Fingerloop Braiding at Namron Beltane, 2019
Photo by Zubeydah
Registered Name: Masina da Ferrara
Resides: Steppes
Status: Active
Joined SCA:
Order of Precedence
Masina da Ferrara

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Maestra Masina da Ferrara, OL

Previously Known As:
Pronouns: She\her\hers

Additional Registered Heraldry:


  • Local Offices Held
  • Regional Offices Held
  • Kingdom Offices Held

Persona History:

Masina Da Ferrara is an educated lady who lives in Ferrara (which is a World Heritage site in the present day). She is interested in sericulture, fiber arts, and loves calligraphy because she likes to learn how to write in order to record knowledge.


  • Silk production
  • Fingerloop braiding
  • Or Nue embroidery
  • Passementerie/ Posament
  • Calligraphy and Illumination
  • Needle lace and bobbin lace


Timeline of Activity and Focus of Study:

2015 - Present: fingerloop braiding
2019 - Present: Passementerie
2020 - Present: sericulture and Or Nue embroidery
2022 - Present: Calligraphy and Illumination

Prior Groups:

Populace Provided Information:

René Damours

I'd like to give some well deserved word fame for Maestra Masina Da Ferrara who coordinated a slew of classes leading up to Kingdom Arts and Sciences. I was lucky enough to be on two of the panels she organized. She did a great job as facilitator and teacher. Well done!!

Notable Contributions or Accomplishments:

  • 2016: Arts and Science Champion, Barony of Namron
  • 2018: Arts and Science Champion, Province of Mooneschadowe - named Artisan of the Eclipse
  • 2018: Created Fingerloop Braids for a pearl hairnet for Queen Margherita de Mantua to wear at her Coronation.
  • 2018: The Arts & Sciences Champion of the Sable Shields of Ansteorra - Sable Shield Tournament
  • 2019: Created fingerloop braids offered at a private fundraising auction to support Royal travel to Pennsic, raising $100.00 towards the $880 total with her work.
  • 2019: Created Fingerloop Braids for the Royal Garb of King Vladislav Strelec at his Coronation
  • 2019: Fingerloop Braiding and an embroidered silk bag as a contribution to the royal gift basket for the Queen of the Outlands
  • 2020: Fingerloop Braiding and a silk bag as a gift basket contribution for the Kingdom A&S Champion
  • 2020: Gold Posaments for the Coronation Royal Garb
  • 2022: Designed an original scroll for the Rapier Champion of Vindheim
  • Co-Administrator, Known World Loop Manipulation Facebook group
  • Winner, 2022 Steppes Artisan
  • 2023 Received a perfect score at Gulf Wars for her display

Non-Armigerous Awards and Recognitions:

  • Received the Argent Fleur from the Barony of Namron


Mundane Information:

Masina is a teacher who educates in the areas of graphics design, digital tools, and technologies.

Special Needs:

In Case of Court: