About Armor for Legs
Half-greaves of the XIV-XVI centuries are the popular shin guard among medieval soldiers – as mounted, so dismounted. In combination with cuisses (thigh armor) and kneecaps, these greaves created full leg defense, comfortable and good protecting at the same time. These plate greaves protect the front part of calf, though backside is left uncovered. Leather belts with steel or brass buckles keep armor reliably on the leg. Base price includes: Cold-rolled steel 1.0 mm; Satin polishing; Brown leather belts; Steel nickel-plated buckles; Steel rivets; No decoration; Painting inside Main photo shows medieval plate half-greaves with following options: Cold-rolle...
Legs' protection is the same important thing as protection of head and body. Mail stockings with chainmail or hauberk were the most popular armour among both infantry forces and horse cavalry. From the end of XIV century, mail armour had become to be displaced by plate armour. This model of classic mail stockings is being made of mild steel rings 2 x 10 mm. Type of butting is 4 rings in 1. Blued or stainless steel are also available for order in options. Gambeson and padded chausses will be a great addition to the mail stockings. Price is mentioned for size XS (approximate weight of pair is 7 kg).
Sabatons are the plate shoes, which appeared in the XIV century in Italy. Early models had quite long and sharp points. However, later models and these sabatons of the XVI century in particular, have wide and short points. Such metal foot wear as sabatons were mostly used by cavalry, as this armor was not too comfortable in fighting for dismounted soldiers. Sabatons are made of four steel segments, which are connected with rivets. Such design make armoured shoes well-articulated, so you may comfortable walk, ride or run. Plate sabatons are completely handcrafted by customer’s parameters. You can use this functional metal armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances ...
Why would a fighter need a soft arming belt, you might ask. Well, really experienced fighters would not ask such a question, but we are always ready to advise our friends. If you are young and inexperienced, such a belt may seem like an unnecessary detail. You will be fine with any arming belt to fasten your chausses and plate legs. But a warrior with many battles behind him, who knows that the waist must be taken care of, just can't get past this belt. A thick quilted belt made of natural cotton or linen will perfectly encase your waist, supporting your back and reducing the strain on it. At the same time, its softness allows you to move freely and actively in battle? Layers of ...
Our greaves are dragon scale. Without false modesty. Just look at these leather greaves. In the dark, a shivery one will decide that you are evolving into dragon. Its tonnage is as the firmest shield, its buckles are harder than rock, its belts are stronger than steel, its look is more beautiful than steel shining, its’ owner is as cool as it gets. They can become a base of unique battle look! Well, these greaves are really cool, convincing example of functional leather armor. They may properly complete any fantasy-style costume of LARP armor with leather bracers in whole set of course. Take these and feel yourself a dragon Of course, leather color can be differen...
Are you tired of having limited mobility in crucial joints like your knees? Of your chausses that stretch non-aesthetically on the knees? Of protection which doesn't fit perfectly and comfortably on your vulnerable knees? Steel Mastery is here to help! For you and only for you – a new model of padded chausses. And yes – it has a kneecap! These padded legs protection is specifically cut with an insert at the front of the knee. You can bend your legs easily and comfortably in it and put on any protection with comfort and ease. Chausses are on the pictures: Black – in S size, Hema fabric on the cover and cotton lining, 3 layers of padding. Red – in ...
Kneecap (or poleyn) with chased rondel is an important element of protecting outfit of every medieval knight. Such caps for joints protection appeared in the middle of the XIII century and was in use for centuries with different types of armor – mail, brigand, plate leg defense. This model of metal kneecap has a chased rondel, installed on the outer side. Rondel is a kind of small “shield” (usually round or with one or two leaves) that could be attached to various kind of medieval armor (e.g., knee or elbow caps, gauntlets or even helmet) for additional protection and hits’ reflecting. Poleyns are kept on the joint with a help of leather belt and buckle, and additionally, it ca...
Closed hinged greaves of the 1450-1485 years were an important part of armored outfit of any medieval knight. Simple and practical design, comfort in wearing and full protection of calf were making this shin guard a high-demanded armor. These medieval metal greaves have hinges and leather belts with buckles for fastening and keeping them on the shin. Plate greaves of the XV century, Italy Closed greaves of the XIV century, Musée des Beaux Arts, Chartres, France Plate greaves are recommended to use together with cuisses (thigh armor) for complete leg protection. You can use this functional metal leg armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval fes...
Plate legs of the XIV-XV centuries are a part of Churburg style full-plate armor. Leg armor of the 1410 year, Churburg castle Cuisses (thigh protection) are reinforced with a rib in the center. Kneecaps are supplied with a fan, which covers outer side of knee. Upper part of armor has leather loops for fastening of cuisses to the medieval doublet of belt. You may complete your medieval plate leg protection with closed hinged greaves and plate sabatons. You can use this battle metal leg armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Base price includes following options: Cold-rolled steel 1.0 mm; Satin polishi...
Splinted greaves are a type of medieval leg armor, which was widespread among European and Asian knights in the XIV-XVI centuries. Splint armor got its name after narrow metal plates – splints. These splints were riveted from the inside and outside to the leather or thick cloth base. There are numerous historical sources where you can see such limb protection, usually in combination with plate kneecaps and splinted tasses. Günther XXI von Schwarzburg-Arnstadt, Grabmal im St. Bartholomäus-Dom in Frankfurt Knight wearing splinted greaves, fragment from manuscript Parzival, 1443-1446 years We use firm croupon leather of thickness 3.5-4 mm and high-quality metal...
It is hard to continue fight when your legs cannot move because of pain and bruises. And you going to need good sparring pants to stay at dueling stage. Lucky that we has already sewn them for you. The HEMA fencing pants are really providing all the necessary protection, staying lightweight, comfortable and not restricting movements. We used high-quality natural cotton and two layers of padding in the basic configuration of this sparring HEMA pants; and HEMA fencing gear cool version with linen fabric and three layers of padding. This SPARRING PANTS made to wear over your usual HEMA gambison or other basic protection. We made a photo of this HEMA element, wearing over thermal...
This medieval chausses belt with suspenders combines all the advantages of a classical arming belt for chausses, but at the same time has additional advantages: It fastens by leather straps with buckles, which allows you to adjust the overall length of the arming girdle belt Suspenders relieves the weight of products tied to this belt A sensible choice for a fighter who wants to be absolutely sure how his foot protection fastened at SCA, HEMA, LARP end reenactment events, medieval festivals and stage performances. Do not forget to choose the type of your belt manufacturing. What do you prefer - machine or full hand type of sewing (historically correct second one offered for a...
Brigandine thigh protection was widespread among the warriors in the XIV-XV centuries. Easy making and reliability during the fight was making such combined protection very popular among knights from all military branches. Thigh protection has outer lay (wool, silk, suede, leather or velvet by your choice); main layer made of thick canvas. Metal plates are riveted from the inside and covered with linen or cotton lining for durability and better comfort. There are leather pieces with the holes installed on the top and bottom edge of tasses. Using these holes, you may easily fasten your medieval leg armor to chausses belt and attach steel kneecaps. We also added two firm leather belts wi...
If you don’t know how many layers of padding you need for gambeson or chausses, you can order this samples. In this set of samples you will receive 5 pieces, outer and inner fabric will be cotton. Colores can be different, then on photos. Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drJuMNMQPXI
These leather padding protect your elbows and knees, supporting and fixing them mildly. Standard options: - outer shell is made of leather - inner shell is made of 100 % natural homespun-kind cotton fabric - staffed with sheet wadding It goes good together with steel elbow caps and knee caps.
Classic medieval padded chausses are acceptable for any type of armour. They provide a good protection for warrior's legs, amortize hits well and do not limit mobility. This model has leather sole, that makes chausses very comfortable. They are fastened with leather strings to the fabric belt or braies. Chausses together with gambeson make a good set of padded body protection and belt for chausses. We recommend you to order chausses with linen or cotton lining, as it will make them more comfortable and long-term in use. There are chausses with lacing on the back side of leg and without lacing. While ordering, please inform us to [email protected], what model do you pre...
Shin guards that are not only secure, lightweight, fit perfectly to the leg with leather straps with buckles, but are also damn good-looking? Yes, we have one - the coolest leather shin straps just for you. Thick, soft leather base braided with leather straps and woven bronze rings - stylish and sophisticated. And best of all, it's great for protection. We recommend using them in a set with Bracers with Rings and Leather Straps and Brigantine with Rings and Leather Straps, then you will assemble the entire Leather Armor Set with Rings.
Splinted tasses of the XIV-XVI centuries is the best armor for those who is looking for a reliable and authentic leg protection. Splints (narrow steel strips) are riveted with steel or brass rivets to the firm base of croupon leather 3.5-4 mm thickness from outer and inner sides. There are leather belts with steel buckles installed for the fixation on the thighs. Such medieval splinted cuisses goes perfectly together with steel kneecaps and plate or splinted greaves. It is highly recommended to wear such tasses over padded or tight fabric chausses. You can use this battle splinted limb protection for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment ev...
Just have a look at these legs. Have you ever seen something more beautiful? Of course, no! As there is plates legs from Armor Garniture of George Clifford, Third Earl of Cumberland – the most modern medieval armor of Greenwich workshop in the XV century. Whole thigh protection lapses in knee cap, which is extended with transitional plates. Next – two-leaved greaves, back half and edges of the front one reach the ground. First plate of sabatons is movable and fixed with hinge joint. This plate is inserted under the brim of archlike cutout for foot in the front half of greave. For all-in-one fixation, these plate legs are completed with firm belts. Sabatons are consisted of six plat...
ARMING BELT FOR CHAUSSES WITH LEATHER PARTS This medieval chausses belt combines all the advantages of a classical arming belt for chausses, but at the same time has additional advantages: It fastens by leather straps with buckles, which allows you to adjust the overall length of the arming girdle belt. Arming chausses are attached not to the hosen belt itself, but to the additional leather pieces with punched holes, which provides a more convenient and reliable fastening for the arming chausses, brigandine or plate leg protection. Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm0KwqOe5qo A sensible choice for a fighter who wants to be absolutely sure how ...
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