"In 11th and 12th centuries, warriors, merchants, pirates and explorers, who traded, explored and raided used different kinds of helmets. The arms reflected social repute and professional status. Helmet was one of the most important medieval costume accessories. Stores dealing in medieval home decor, costal living items and decorative pirate armor items offer variety of medieval helmets to cater the likings of costal decor lovers or maritime enthusiasts but IR8057 Armor Helmet Sugarloaf is the most sought after piece. Sugarloaf helmet were popular because of their unique feature of deflecting the blows medieval weapons such as clubs and swords.
IR8057 Armor Helmet Sugarloaf is made of 16 to 18 gauge Stainless steel plates with brass lining at front. Plates are joined by riveting. It comes in 15 inch size. This helmet has "spectacle" guard to protect eyes, nose and ear. It looks like a complete face mask and hides the identity of wearer. All the shaping is done by hand machining. The high quality polish over the metallic body keeps it sparkling like diamond in medieval collection years after years keeping it safe from environmental and ageing effects. Maritime collectors love to have it in their collections; as its presence adds extra value to their collection. The spot light over it further elaborates its masculine beauty and impresses every visitor whether he/she is familiar with medieval life or not. Not only medieval decor lovers but the people unfamiliar with costal living also love to have it in their offices and drawing rooms as a decoration piece. "
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