Unveiling the Mysteries of a Gorget: Everything You Need to Know

Are you familiar with the intriguing world of gorgets? Whether you’re an antique collector, a history buff, or simply curious about unique fashion accessories, this article is here to uncover the secrets of gorgets and provide you with everything you need to know about these fascinating adornments. From their origins in medieval times to their […]

The Pottery Gorgets and Pendants of Tick Island

by John Baugh, Tampa Florida Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.55, No.3, pg.131 Many of Florida’s early inhabitants lived along the St. Johns River in Volusia County. One of these ancient cultural groups resided on Tick Island during the transitional/St. John’s I period (500 BC — 800 AD), and pro­duced unique pottery […]

Gorgets and Pendants, Stone Ornaments

By James Tharpe, Plainfield, Indiana Gorgets at first glance take on a similar appear­ance in shape to that of the undrilled bar type bannerstone. This form of artifact can vary great­ly in form, but yet be so similar that it is possible to pass from one of one type to another of absolutely different type […]

Pendants and Gorgets

By Bill Koup, Albuquerque, New Mexico Personal adornment has always been an important pursuit of mankind. The wearing of specialized adornments for the purpose of appearing more attractive or to signify an individual’s rank, wealth or status has been documented with great regularity throughout the entire scope of mans’ history. Even the scarification and tattooing […]