Medieval Helmets: The Hounskull or ‘Pig-Faced’ Bascinet c.1400

The hounskull or ‘pig-faced’ bascinet was incredibly popular right across Europe between about 1380 and 1420. Here we have a look at a good quality replica and consider some aspects of the design of this great medieval helmet.

Soviet military stuff

Soviet military stuff offers wide assortment of different military stuff like Ushanka hats, Afghanistan hats, military Berets and Caps, Pilotka hats, General and Admiral caps, USSR hat badges, Soviet winter uniforms and summer uniforms, boots, belts and accessories, tactical uniforms, camouflage uniforms warm hats with a mask and gloves and of course a lot of…

Medieval Battlefield Sword Fighting Vs Regular HEMA Sparring

In HEMA we primarily focus on sword fighting in regular clothes, but we have to recognise that this mostly applies to civilian duels. Not to say that the skills are not fundamentally related, but armor changes so much about combat.

The Viking Store

Medieval reenactment products, mostly shields and helmets. Also many LARP, Cosplay and viking-themed products, primarily jewelry. Website: www.thevikingstore.co.uk Facebook: TheVikingStore.co.uk

AgeCraft

A team of craftsmen, who are experienced in the sphere of blacksmithing and medieval armor production. All armor is hand crafted, produced in accordance with the technology of armor manufacturing of olden days. At the same time, all our armor meets the safety and authenticity requirements of the HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations”.…