Due to variations available, it is impossible for me to have on stock and list every possibility. Prices may vary for custom requests, please contact me with any and all questions. The number available listed above does not represent the actual number on hand. Important: From time to time I can get extremely busy and backed up. This set of gauntlets is initially priced in black but can be made in other colors, the initial listing price is for black.Just get with me and we can discuss options and prices. The pictures do not do this piece justice! These Gauntlets are made from two layers of heavy 9 ounce black dyed leather. The main, or base piece, gives total coverage of the forearm, while the upper piece gives a double layer of protection over the top and sides of the forearm. The articulated wrist and hand piece give full coverage to the hand. I have hand cut, dyed, and sealed these gauntlets for weather resistance, as well as done some basic line work to give accent details. I have laced in rows of rings - a total of 30 nickel plated steel rings! - over the gauntlets using a 1/2 inch leather strap woven in and out of the 9 oz leather through 120 oblong holes that I have punched in. These gauntlets have been made wide so that the "wings" can overlap underneath giving total forearm protection to the wearer.
Please keep in mind, huge Popeye style arms may not allow for the overlap and total coverage underneath, but will still cover more of your forearms than most of the bracers available! The straps have been left long so they can be custom cut to length or, as I prefer to do, be folded back under and tucked under the keeper - as shown in the pics below. In order to help prevent the articulated wrist from "popping" out with extreme flexing I have attached an internal leash on the underside of this design that connects the bracers to the wrist to the hand piece.
When wearing the gauntlets the leash piece works great at keeping everything where it goes ; It can still be over flexed - as can all articulated armor, be it leather or steel - but you have to really work at it! This is a design I came up with, patterned and made myself.
It is not some machine punched piece, produced in bulk and put together by a gaggle of half starved orphan kids. Has the entire world lost it's mind?
All of my items are produced as costume items and pieces only. Be sure to LIKE my page on Facebook. I have lots of pics and examples on there. Just search for Oristian Subculture. The item "Leather Ring Mail Gauntlets Arm Armor SCA LARP bracers Knight Warrior functional" is in sale since Sunday, July 22, 2012.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Pre-1700\Reenactment & Reproductions". The seller is "cnmrobinson" and is located in Texarkana, Texas.This item can be shipped worldwide.