German and Northern European Helms.
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My inspiration for this helm...
(and I have no idea who drew this picture. If I did I would credit her immediatly.)
another pic of this helm...or rather, my interpretation of it. (its a pic of a work in progress but you get the picture...)click on the thumbnails to see them full size.
From the side and closed...........
From the side and open.............
From dead on in front................
With visor raised up ..................
Like the viking helmets on page 1, a sheepskin padding will do
or I can make you a leather suspension system ... either which
11k German War Helm
(We only made it because it is period....honest!)
My inspiration for making this helm...
on image to see full size picture)
The 1300s saw a transition between chain and plate armour.
remarkably ugly but very period style was very common, and
common which all looked like Baron von Frankenstein's
that they often painted these in great colours and designs...this
its looks a lot! When you consider that a secondary use for
was to frighten your enemies, well, I guess this would do
Some have described it as a "landing pad for a sword", but how you
get a sword way up there...he's on a horse! A sword would
go through two layers of steel, then be stopped by the chain mail
Then there would be two inches of built up coiled soft rope
underneath THAT. Nah, in fighting, nothing comes straight
maybe arrows, and by the time they are falling vertically, they
spent anyway. The hardest thing about making this helm is making
machine made...any little hammer mark shows like a chimney sweep
ice flow. Please note that they are in two styles..............one
the back curtain all the way down the back...the other style has a
curtain halfway down the back. Sort of a cheapo lobster
The lobster tailed one might be a little more delicate than the
Neither are period of course...they never actually had protection
back of the neck. Please specify which one you want
Close up view of this helm..........click HERE
(click on pic to see full sized version)
Chinese inspired helm. Kind of a fun sort of project....a lot of jigsaw work!
30 day warranty....if it doesn't fit, or even if you have decided
sport is not for you, return it within a month for full no
questions asked refund.