Chainmail Vest and Byzantine Chain

Chainmail is one thing I never thought I would do. Enter Valkyrie, stage left. Chainmail Vest I decided that since Valkyries are often lightly armored, and I did not want to do plate or leather, chainmail was the way to go. So I turned to the trusty interwebs, ordered a sample kit of rings (there … Continue reading Chainmail Vest and Byzantine Chain

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New Viking Outfit – Birka

For my new Viking outfit I want to try and be mostly geographically consistent. I chose Birka because my leather pouch is based on Birka finds, and my reenactment group portrays a group of Swedish traders and artisans. The one exception I am allowing myself is the apron dress, which will be based on the … Continue reading New Viking Outfit – Birka