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Valsgarde 8 panoply consisting of splint limb armour, helm, and sword. Items made by Wulfheodenas craftsmen.

Valsgarde 8 panoply consisting of splint limb armour, helm, and sword. Items made by Wulfheodenas craftsmen.

Splinted arm & leg armour based on Valsgärde 8 boat grave. (Uppland, Sweden 635-650AD) Pinned from Wulfheodenas FB-page and made by Jason Green of Wieland Forge.

Splinted arm & leg armour based on Valsgärde 8 boat grave. (Uppland, Sweden Pinned from Wulfheodenas FB-page and made by Jason Green of Wieland Forge.

This Viking Armguard is made of five bent steel-strips which are riveted to two strong leather straps.

Viking arm guard Steel single is made of five bent steel-strips which are riveted to two strong leather straps The straps on the Viking Arm Guard

varangian guardsman

Varangian guardsman standing on the watch before see walls of the Boukoleon palace.Walls of the palace are painted with bright colors as suggested by mi. On the watch before Boukoleon palace

Wulfheodenas - Valsgärde 8, 7th C Vendel Period. Photograph by Lindsay Kerr, with the thanks to member Matt Bunker.

Wulfheodenas - Valsgärde C Vendel Period. Photograph by Lindsay Kerr, with the thanks to member Matt Bunker.

A work in progress, faithful recreation of the stave armour from the Valsgarde 8 boat grave. With thanks to Wulfheodenas associate craftsman Jason Green and member Matt Bunker.

A work in progress, faithful recreation of the stave armour from the Valsgarde 8 boat grave. With thanks to Wulfheodenas associate craftsman Jason Green and member Matt Bunker.

A new revised recreation of the Sutton Hoo Mound I spatha and scabbard. With thanks to P.Mortimer, D.Roper and V.Evans.

A new revised recreation of the Sutton Hoo Mound I spatha and scabbard.Mortimer, D.Roper and V.

I can't help thinking that all this bling was for ceremony and burial, not for everyday wear. Sure you might want your knife and pouch to hand, but what a lot of clutter! Saxon

Examples of Tunics and coats from Anglo Saxon & viking age that could be made with several layers & padded out to make a 'Gambeson' design

Photos from the exhibition "The Vikings and bolts: North Saga," which opened in Minsk on 02.10.2015 in the Museum of the First Congress of the RSDLP.

Photos from the exhibition "The Vikings and bolts: North Saga," which opened in Minsk on in the Museum of the First Congress of the RSDLP.

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