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From approximately the second half of the XIV century, elbow protection was designed as one big plate following the contour of the elbow. It was fixed to the upper arms and canons (vambraces) with the help of leather laces. Our Steel Elbow Caps include leather straps and leather laces. The Wings of Steel elbow caps

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If you are looking for basic, practical elbow protection, look no further. The lightweight, plain shape of Steel Elbows provides perfect mobility. The Steel Elbows have leather straps and laces for a secure fit exactly where you need it. They’re a great addition to any set of armor. N.B.: The listed price is for a

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Our Elbow Cops with Rondels Type-2 are based off armor from the XIV and early XV centuries. These elbow cops are equipped with bowl-shaped rondels and a reinforcement rib which goes all around the edge of the rondel. The elbow of the piece is slightly pointed at the olecranon area. The decorative elements are made of

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Our Elbow Cops with Rondels are based off armor from the XIV and early XV centuries. These elbow cops are equipped with bowl-shaped rondels and a reinforcement rib which goes all around the edge of the rondel. The elbow of the piece is slightly pointed at the olecranon area. Our Elbow Cops with Rondels are

ID: 12109
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The classic Brigandine – hardened plated armor overlayed by a textile outer shell. A symbol of chivalry, the Brigandine was a fashion statement in addition to a warrior’s garb. It was often covered with velvet with matching arms, and was constructed with functional, yet decorative rivets. During the XIII-XIV centuries the brigandine was a typical

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The Kusnacht Brigandine style is one of the most popular brigandines in full contact medieval combat as well as for reenactment. Our model is based on the historical original from Kusnacht Castle in Switzerland (Armor No. 1, after Thordeman 1939), which was burnt in 1352 (Gessler 1923). cThe two main reasons for the popularity of

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The original Hohenaschau Brigandine was probably made in Milan somewhere between 1380 and 1400. It was found in Castle Hohenaschau in Bavaria, Germany. It currently resides in the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum (Bavarian National Museum) in Munich, Germany. Here at the Forge of Svan, we agree that brigandines are works of art. Their historical value and pleasing

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The classic Brigandine – hardened plated armor overlayed by a textile outer shell. A symbol of chivalry, the Brigandine was a fashion statement in addition to a warrior’s garb. It was often covered with velvet with matching arms, and was constructed with functional, yet decorative rivets. During the XIII-XIV centuries the brigandine was a typical

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The armorers and blacksmiths of the XV century were constantly searching for a more natural way to lay steel plates of armor over one another. The question was how to combine high safety properties, articulation, and of course, a stylish look. The answer “came” from crustaceans. The steel plates of  the cuirass overlap each other

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A breastplate is the part of plate armor which covers the front of the torso. As separate armor it appeared at the beginning of the XIV century. The earliest records of breastplate usage are mentioned in description of the armor of Edward III, king of England. This manuscript was made by Gerard deTournai between 1337 and

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Spaulders, which serve to protect the shoulder joint and upper arm (and in some cases identify their wearer) have a semi-circular or curved shape. They were typically made entirely of metal, though some instances included leather elements. This complete set of spaulders is made of high-quality 1.5mm thick cold rolled steel and you can be

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Greaves were an important component of the armor of many troops, including Western European knights and Roman legionnaires and centurions. They were widely used by cavalry to protect legs and heels while riding a horse. Our base-option Closed Greaves are made of 1.5mm cold rolled steel. They conform to the shape of your calves, making