Leather lamellar armor
Leather lamellar armor We would like to share this awesome and rare item with you – a copy of lamellar armor, worn by Jurchen warriors of the Eastern Xia (1215-1233 years). Are you confused? Don’t worry, we will tell you now. For entire five centuries, in the X-XV centuries, there were lived the Jurchen people on the lands of Manchuria, Central and North-Easter Chin and Primorsk Territory, who used armor very actively. They peaked in period from the 1115 until 1234 year. Nowadays, plates of the local lamellar armor are being excavated on the Primorsk Territory quite often. Findings from excavations from Krasnoyarovskoye, Shaiginskoye, Lazovskoye, South-Ussuriysk and Gusev...
The leather plates armour
The leather plates armour When the conversation drifts to armor, so knight metal armor is the first what crosses mind, or a chain mail at the very outside. If there is talking of the Orient, so one remembers samurai armor. But, in such conversations, one usually forgets to mention armor, which warriors worn in the lands between Europe and Japan during centuries. Manufacture of such armor required considerable skills and patient work. However, it was almost non-defeatable armor without mobility decrease. We are talking about lamellar armor. There is freaking old representative of body protection. One thing is for certain that Assyrians worn it in the 900-600 B.C. As the first Assyri...
Plates armour or guest from the East It is good one, isn’t it? This Northern Wolf will stand out against other troop and its status is Jarl at the very least. Why? Well, besides classy look, which will blow away all Scandinavian ladies at festival, it has a lamellar armor. Such early medieval armor is rare and individual piece for a Scandinavian warrior and we will tell you why. First of all, you have to know that historians cannot provide with enough reliable information about usage of lamellar armor by north warriors. In fact, there are only plates, which had been found in archaeological sites of Birka and mass grave on Gotland Island. Also, any historian will tell...
Steel lamellar armor
Steel lamellar armor or Khudesutu Khuyag Here is Khudesutu Khuyag for your attention – respectable, grand lamellar armor of the noble Mongol warrior. It is wide and massive; it inspires with respect and deters an enemy. This typical representative of protecting outfit in the Great Steppe, which was not as wild as one got used to consider. To the XIV century, it’s been a long time since Mongol army got dressed in trophies from raids, as Chingisids set up production of Mongol-Tatar armor on the commercial scale in the conquered regions with high level of handicraft industry. Iranian miniatures are a real goldmine of information of how medieval plate armour Khudesutu Khuy...