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Cosplay Armor – Featuring the best cosplayers!

Cosplay armor might be more important to our visitors than real armor, we honestly don’t know — so we’re going to carry out an experiment over the coming weeks to find out what our readers really want. We rescued the content in this site when we acquired the domain as a courtesy to the armor community, but based on audience affinity it seems we may need to start taking it in a new direction. Please...

Video Game Armor – Featuring the best games, and artists!

Video game armor might be more important to our visitors than real armor, we honestly don’t know — so we’re going to carry out an experiment over the coming weeks to find out what our readers really want. We rescued the content in this site when we acquired the domain as a courtesy to the armor community, but based on audience affinity it seems we may need to start taking it in a new direction. Please...

Arms and Armour in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen: European Armour

Awesome new book, to be released in May 2016. Pre-order Price Guarantee! Order now and if the Amazon.com price decreases between your order time and the end of the day of the release date, you’ll receive the lowest price. ...

Antique Armour For Sale

This extremely rare embossed French cuirass shown below is dated around 1560-1570 and is all yours for just $38,000 over at the faganarms website.Please click on the image for full details.What do you think of this piece of armour? Please leave a comment below. ...

Leather Armour Or Something Else?

One of our readers sent the email below today asking if we could help identify the object in the photo’s. Given we have thousands of visitors interested in armour I thought I’d open this request up to everyone. Please read the email and leave a comment if you know what it is, thanks. Email: As a young boy, I was helping with the restoration of a chapel spire. Whilst clearing up centuries of ‘junk’...

How To Make A Sword

The videos below show how to make a sword. In fact it’s no ordinary sword, it’s a pattern-welded sword with a serpent at its core. ...

How To Cast A Bronze Sword

Neil Oliver experiments with traditional methods of making a Bronze Age sword just like in ancient times. ...

Henry VIII Secrets Revealed Thanks To Armour

Photo credit goes to Collette Mason who took a trip to the Tower of London recently. Thanks for allowing me to post it Collette! A study of armour worn by Henry VIII around 1540 revealed by the end of his reign the King’s vital stats were a whopping 52 inch waist and 53 inch chest, pretty amazing considering there were no McDonalds restaurants back then! Despite his girth during the latter part of his...

Shield of Sidhe

I wanted to share this with you because, well.. it’s a cool design! The main shield is made from plastozote foam, with a fibreglass core and then latexed. Then the figure was cast in poly rubber. The hole that the figure sits in is a rubber negative casting so that it fit perfectly. It’s a magic item prop. The figure is removable and represents the scales of balance and justice ( scales are to...

Critical Hit While Sneaking

Beebichu taught herself how to sew and use photoshop because she loves cosplay, she normally likes to make pottery but as you can see there’s no pottery here. It’s a great photo of Nightingale Armour that Beebichi created and there are many more like it at her site so take a break from our regular armour posts and have a look at the costumes she created. Here is Beebichu’s deviant...


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