Emma Boast MA

Member of EXARC since
E-mail address
norseviking123 [at] gmail.com
United Kingdom

Graduating in 2012 from the University of York with an MA in Medieval Archaeology. My professional focus is on the archaeology of the Viking Age in the British Isles, concentrating on Viking Age Burial practices. My MA thesis was on the Viking Shield in the British Isles with elements of experimental archaeology forming the prelude to that work. Since then I have focused my attention on the Viking Age application of Nalbinding-single needle knitting and started my own historical craft business Nidavellnir in 2013; teaching, demonstrating and giving lectures on Nalbinding. With over 10 years experience working in archaeology and the heritage sector. I am a passionate Viking Age Living History Interpetor, Archaeologist and Reenactor, as well as a Heritage Consultant.

In March 2019, through research and a proposal I wrote for the Heritage Craft Association in the UK. Nalbinding has been listed as can Endangered Heritage Craft for the first time.

I am looking to meet other like minded heritage crafters and experimental archaeologists through EXARC. Always working on projects Viking and Heritage craft related. More than happy to discuss future projects.