Illyrian helmet

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As mentioned in previous posts, tracking down large sheets of armour-appropriate tin-bronze alloys is a difficulty that plagues the ancient-reproductions industry. Unfortunately, this post is not about a universal solution, but at least... READ MORE

Waterloo helmet, part 2

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When I posted last about about my Waterloo helmets, they looked like this: The most obvious omission at that points was the terminals at the tips of the horns. The British Museum claims... READ MORE

Spangenhelm workshop

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I hosted my first workshop over the weekend. Five students, with varying levels of experience, made their own conical spangenhelms over a period of two days¬†–¬†with impressive results! Here are four of the... READ MORE