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A living-history and reenactment shop selling a variety of goods and clothing. Also caters to stage performers and film needs.
A variety of goods, though keep an eye out for authenticity, they cater to LARPs (from SCA to fantasy), the renaissance fair crowd, etc.; too.
Boots by Bohemond
My personal favorite maker of turnshoes and boots. Also sells good pouches and other leather goods.
Danegeld Historic Jewellery
High quality, hand crafted in the UK, viking, saxon, and medieval jewelry.
Swords and rapiers, arms and armor, jousting equipment, local cut work, and limited heat treating.
Primarily custom, made-to-order arms, armor, and leatherwork. Limited stock items.
Fabric Wholesale Direct
Fabrics of all kind, from novelty to silks. I can vouch for their linen, it’s affordable, good quality, and is a prompt delivery. I can personally vouche for their linen.
Gaukler Medieval Wares
Jewelry and metalwork in ancient and medieval styles, using the methods and materials of the past.
Handcrafted, designer maker jewelry of Roman, Saxon, Viking, Medieval, Tudor, Jacobean, Georgian, Art Deco, and modern.
Gothic Cast – (Temporarily down due to the war.)
Metal accessories and brass castings designed on historical resources.
My absolute favorite store for 14th and 15th century male clothing and arming garments.
Custom and stock plate armor for the steel combat crowd (ACW, HMB, IMCF), also SCA use.
Top notch belts and knight’s girdles; accessories for belts, armor, and clothing; sundries.
“A large selection of 1st -18th century clothing, furniture and many other historical products.”
Nordens Historiska Fynd
Recreations of finds from Scandinavian and Northern Europe from the Viking Age, Middle Ages, and Renaissance.
Authentic medieval clothing and accessories for portrayals of Viking personas thought early Renaissance.
Fine fabrics, including natural silk, long staple linen, and historically patterned textiles such as damasks and brocades made to documentary sources. Silk and linen haberdashery and quality corsets supplied too.
“‘The English Cutler’ provides a wide range of handmade medieval reproduction goods of excellent quality at exceptional prices.”
“Accurate and detailed historical reproduction crossbows, sword scabbards, swords, daggers and other medieval weapons, and artefacts”
Jeff Wasson is an artist who specializes in making historical reproductions of medieval armor.