Importance of mail chain armor in medieval period

Chainmail armor, also known as chain maille.It is a type of armor made up of small metal rings linked together in a particular pattern.These are used in the medieval period of time and mostly used to protect the body from swords during battle.Its flexibility to expand means that the person who wears chainmail is vulnerable to blunt weapons. One of the earliest use of metal protection was chain mail armor.These are made up of tens of thousands of interlocking rings.

Crusader Mail Armor-These are the medieval armor used by crusading knights and they use to wear full plate armor during the battle.It was not until the 14th and 15th centuries that full plate armor produced.

Crusader Mail Armor
Around the 2nd century B.C romans found that the gauls wore these mail shirts, so they soon adopted it as a common armor and they produced roman chainmail armor.

After the fall of the roman empire and into the dark ages, these roman armor was common all over Europe and even in the far east Japanese produced their own chainmail armor.In Europe these chainmail armors were worn on complete body so that they will not get hurt during the war.

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Another type of mail is Japanese mail.Their pattern was common, but more light weighted as compared to European mail. They were more focused toward making a stronger chainmail armor. They made chest portion more heavy where more protection is required and on elbows where more flexibility is required they make it lighter in weight.

Although it’s not good to compare both the European and Japanese chainmail armors as their fighting styles were different.As European armor requires to protect from heavy weapons and Japanese armors needs speed for faster movement.

In today’s time Renaissance festival is celebrated, and in that people use to wear Renaissance armor and even these faux chainmail are also available for sale on many online websites.Collectors are very interested in chainmail armor for sale, they always get their collection updated with antique medieval armors.

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A Look Into Medieval Fashion Trends

Today’s Medieval Fashion Trends are very famous among those people who want to look stylish and with that they want to look like someone from medieval times.People want to adopt a style from modern as well as medieval.These medieval fashion trends take back people in old times.

Let’s check out the latest medieval fashion trends which are very common and famous in today’s time.Medieval gown which are in medieval fashion trends.

Greek Goddess Ladies Costume- This beautiful complete goddess ladies costume is very unique. It includes full length chiffon trimmed gown with gold Greek key embellishment.This medieval clothing for sale is available online.
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Gone With The Wind Movie With Nice Costumes

One of the most beloved romantic film from America. It is released in 1939 and got very positive reviews from the viewers.This movie is one the most popular within the public due the controversy which movie got after the release.Gone with the wind begins at Tara,just prior to the civil war.

The characters of the movies are Scarlett, Melanie, Ashley’s, Charles Hamilton.The gwtw costumes which are used in movie is very much famous even today also.This movie is celebrating its 75th anniversarry. Now lets see what all costumes are used in Gone with the Wind Movie.

Barbeque Coat- The first time when Scarlett O’ Hara sees the handsome Rehtt Butler in the movie he was wearing this same Barbeque Coat.

Barbeque-Coat

Barbeque Gown- Scarlett wears this gown in movie to attend the joyous Barbeque celebration. This dress is considered as one of the most eye catching gowns from the movie.

Barbeque-Gown

Barbeque Ascot- When first time Scarlett sees Rehtt, he was wearing this Barbeque Ascot which completes the suit.

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Barbeque Hat- This barbeque hat is made up of tight, woven straw.A deep green cotton valvet hat tie, which has been lined with matching taffeta.

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Plantation Coat- The Rehtt wears this iconic coat in one of the sequences in the film the burning of the Atlanta.

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Portrait Gown- A portrait of Scarlett hanging in the Rehtt Atlanta mansion in which she was wearing this fantastic blue gown.

Portrait-Gown

Prayer Dress- Worn during the family Bible reading this is the dress that we first see scarlett wearing.This beautiful white gown is made up of 100% cotton and consist of two pieaces bodice and the skirt.

Prayer-Dress

Christmas Gown- Upon Ashley’s return on Christmas scarlett was wearing this amazing gown.This gown is having two pieces one is bodice and another one is the skirt.

Christmas-Gown

Plantation Pants- Rhett Butler wears this iconic pants in one of the sequences in the film.These beautiful ivory colored Plantation slacks are really amazing.

Christmas Cameo- This rich piece of jewelry was worn by Scarlett with Christmas gown at the time of Christmas.This piece is manufactured is an antique gold metal and has resin cameo in its center.

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These are the beautiful and amazing hollywood movie merchandise which are used in this great movie.Gone with the wind costumes and movie was a great epic of its time.

These are the beautiful and amazing costumes which are used in this great movie.Gwtw costumes and movie was a epic of its time.

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10 Medieval Costumes That Will Blow Your Mind

Medieval costumes are the most simplest costumes to wear and till now in this modern period also they are in use extensively. Today in this modern period, we celebrate the world of ancient times with all that craziness and everything in the form of medieval festivals. Both men and women get dressed up in totally unique attires to reflect their period.

Here, we will discuss some of the most common medieval dresses of men and women, which can be worn in medieval festivals.

Long Medieval Gowns: – Long medieval gowns are not only favorites of women in medieval era but also in Renaissance era too. These are generally long up to the foot length and looks really beautiful giving you a queen like look.

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8 Must Know Facts on Medieval Times

The medieval period was based on full secrets and facts and so here I will be sharing some most unknown facts related to medieval times.

Medieval Knights 

  • Knights used to do the fighting while riding on large horses. These horses were known as warhorses. These, along with knights were packed in the armor and only wealthy people could afford such horses as they were costly.

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The costume of medieval knights was different, they used to wear chain mail, medieval helmets, and full functional suit of armor but only in battle. Some weapons like medieval swords or daggers were the choice of weaponry.

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Medieval Times Clothing for Men and Women

The medieval culture of the people was highly dominating, dynamic yet simple and traditional. People lived in an undemanding manner and they were divided in a pyramid of power which was known as the feudal system. The medieval society was unquestionably different from what we experience today in the late 20th century.

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You can still find medieval living today also where people are buying medieval clothing’s and medieval tabards for sale just to follow their trend and add to their medieval wardrobe. Medieval fashion in the middle Ages was highly inspired by Kings and the queens of that era. The clothing would depend on the social class and on which part of the medieval era. Continue reading

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