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European gambesons

European gambesons for anyone! European padded armor is multivarious and can satisfy any tastes and wishes. European gambesons were and remain the most popular armor among Medieval knights as well as modern reenactors. Main reason – they are easy and cheap to make. At least, when compared to leather or metal armor – no need in forging metal, tools, grim blacksmiths, just cute ladies with needles and a lot of fabric, threads, and patience.

About European gambesons

European gambesons were and remain the most popular armor among Medieval knights as well as modern reenactors. Main reason – they are easy and cheap to make. At least, when compared to leather or metal armor – no need in forging metal, tools, grim blacksmiths, just cute ladies with needles and a lot of fabric, threads, and patience.

European gambesons for anyone

European padded armor is multivarious and can satisfy any tastes and wishes. 

We could conditionally divide European gambesons into six types:

Both Medieval gambeson and modern gambeson have good protective qualities. It only must be properly produced and Steel Mastery is always at your service with it. 

If you associate yourself with nobles – Medieval gambeson is an indispensable element of your plate armor. Parts of shiny plates are attached to your gambeson by leather cords, if you want to be safe. But you shouldn't perceive gambison only as underwear for your metal armor. 

Often being an independent armor (for example jupon, that was worn alone or over a mail shirt), gambeson could have from 18 to 30 protective layers with leather as the upper one.

(If you don’t know how many layers you need, just order our samples for gambesons layers padding to decide or we can consult you regarding this question)

Oh! And don't forget - you can always order this gambeson in the DIY version. What could be more cool than a real Medieval padded armor made all by yourself? We have already done all the boring preparations, so you need only to order a DIY gambeson set and follow detailed, simple and understandable instruction How to sew gambeson 

Why do you need European gambeson from Steel Mastery?

  • It is a perfect custom underarmor made of 100% natural fabrics by your individual parameters.
  • It is comfortable in wearing and provides reliable protection in battle.
  • It is sewn by our cool tailors with over 15 years of experience.
  • We provide convenient payment systems (PayPal, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard, American Express)

Just contact us via email [email protected] and we will sew perfect European gambeson just for you!

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Review about items

Arming doublet, 1405 year
Teddy
Arming doublet, 1405 year
HG-04

The fit is perfect and the quality is amazing. It turned out better than what I imagined it

Arming doublet, 1405 year
Damiano
Arming doublet, 1405 year
HG-04

I got a custom one and it is a real tailor made work. It is my second gambeson from them, and i can say that their products have excellent quality and their customer service is really professional.

Arming doublet, 1405 year
Robert
Arming doublet, 1405 year
HG-04

We got one of these (as part of a set) for our son (17) and it is superb. The workmanship is second to none and the attention to detail wonderful. It's heavyweight, sturdy and feels like it should last a lifetime.

Arming doublet, 1405 year
Sercan 
Arming doublet, 1405 year
HG-04

Fits nice and is extremely comfortable. Recieved it and loved it