Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up

Must-have Suit Of Armor Accessories

 


Visitors: 163

If you're looking to purchase a suit of armor, you'll be amazed at how many different kinds there are. Armors from the castle of Churberg, Marto suit of armors, Medioevo armors imported from Italy - all of these are great but you may want to consider some accessories that not all suits of armors include that will increase your customer satisfaction.

First, the type of accessories you get depends on the purpose of the armor. Will it be used for display or will it be worn? Wearable suits of armors are usually just that - wearable. This means that they include a sword and a base wooden stand, but that is usually it. Some of the nicer armors made in Italy have chainmail at the elbows to help with the freedom of movement. These can be very nice and excellent costumes and SCA battle armors, but they won't be quite as impressive on display as suits of armor made specifically for that purpose.

Display suits of armors are made in India and Spain, and a couple other places. Some of the best accessories include the halberd, jousting spear, or some sort of long battle axe. These increase the apparent height of the armor and make it look life like in the fact that it is standing guard. Spanish suits of armors are best for this type of accessory. Another cool accessory is fabric gowns that go around the waist. These can often be very exquisite and be made and embroidered with the textiles of the medieval ages. These add quite a lot to the look and feel of the medieval suit of armor. Though Spanish armors also have the best fabric gowns, some Indian made armors are fast catching up with a good selection of a display medieval suit of armor with quality fabric gowns. Lastly, display armors will often have delicate etchings on them (some of them in gold) to make them more visually appealing.

John Hilde is a historical weapons and armor collector and owns his own online store selling authentic armor and weapons. Please visit http://www.armorvenue.com to learn more.

(363)

Article Source:


 
Rate this Article: 
 
WOW PowerLeveling: The center box is using the weapon or armor you desire to ..
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes
ArticleSlash

Related Articles:

New Body Armor For Troops

by: Victor Epand (February 06, 2007) 
(News)

Full Armor of God Defeats Satan

by: Dorothy K Daigle (September 07, 2008) 
(Self Improvement/Spirituality)

Online Armor Free Firewall

by: Colin Richards (June 15, 2008) 
(Computers and Technology/Software)

Industries Armor Against Chemicals, Corrosion

by: Gimmy Leo (June 16, 2008) 
(Business/Industrial Mechanical)

The Importance Of Inner Frames For Suits Of Armor

by: John R Hilde (May 19, 2008) 
(Shopping and Product Reviews)

About the Method to Make Armor in Cosplaying

by: Alice Hana (July 05, 2008) 
(Home and Family/Crafts Hobbies)

How To Make A Greek Armor Collage

by: John R Hilde (May 20, 2008) 
(Home Improvement/Interior Design and Decorating)

Medieval Armor Weapons - An Antique Possession

by: Priyanka Verma (February 18, 2008) 
(Shopping and Product Reviews)

Having Better Public Speaking Skills Can Be the Only Armor Against Your Fears

by: Cheryl Forbes (January 11, 2009) 
(Writing and Speaking/Public Speaking)

WOW PowerLeveling: The center box is using the weapon or armor you desire to ..

by: Zhao Mary (December 25, 2011) 
(Computers and Technology/Games)