Lamellar Steel Plates – Birka Style - Set of 100
Make your own Byzantine and Rus armour with these reproduction lamellar steel plates .
Lamellar is made from hundreds of small metal plates laced into horizontal rows with successive rows laced together. Lamellar originated in Asia and spread to Eastern Europe, Russia and Byzantium. Viking traders carried Lamellar to Scandinavia from trade with Byzantium and Russia.
Several examples of this style have been found at several archaeological sites including:
>Birba Sweden (the Birka plates have bottom edges which are more rounded)
Lamellar amour is most suitable for re-enactment SCA or LARP personas from Asia, Byzantium and eastern Viking Baltic, Rus areas
Made from 20 gauge steel with pre punched holes ready for your next armour crafting project.
Each plate measures 9.5cm by 2.4cm
Price is for 100 plates, cord shown is not included.