Dear friends, Steel Mastery blacksmiths are happy to share with you secrets of production the most popular medieval armor - Visby brigandine.
Actually, there are four types of ring closings used in chainmail: butted, riveted, welded and punched. But only the first three types are historically accurate: butted, riveted, and punched.
Landsknechts seem to be the most eye-catching European warriors of the Renaissance epoch. They left indelible mark in the history of art of war and military clothing.
Let’s make a retrospective journey into the history! Read our new article and know more about landsknechts. In particularly, who these people with such crackjaw name were, where they came from and why became so popular :)
If you are lucky owner of padded gambeson by Steel Mastery, then these rules of padded armor’s handling will be useful for you.
Brigandine armor by Steel Mastery is qualitative and beautiful body protection. However, it will serve you faithfully and loyally for long time only if you will handle it carefully. And, the next tips will help you to do that right.
In this article we would like to respresent step-by-step guide about how to assemble medieval full-plate armor, so it would look perfectly and delight your eyes!
Below, you will see an example of assembling of steel etched garniture of George Clifford, XVI century.