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The chamfron (also spelled as champron, chamfron, chamfrein, and shaffron) was designed to protect the horse's face. Sometimes this included hinged cheek plates. A decorative feature common to many champrons is a rondel with a small spike.
This chamfron will be made-to-measure according to the real head size of your horse. Before you place your order, please take measurements of your horse according to the picture above:
The chamfron originated in ancient Greece, but vanished from use until the twelfth century when metal plates replaced boiled leather as protection for war horses. The basic design of the chamfron remained stable until it became obsolete in the seventeenth century, although late examples are often notable for engraved decoration. A chamfron extended from the horse's ears to its muzzle. Flanges often covered the eyes. In an open chamfron, the eyes received no protection. Hinged extensions to cover the jowls were commonly used for jousting tournaments.
You may order this service with your order to save the hassle with packing a gift by yourself. Your goods will are put in a standard cardboard box that is then wrapped in a colourful gift paper. The colours and decorative motifs of the gift paper change with the seasons of the year. The colourful gift wrapping is also bound about with coloured ribbon. The whole “gift” is then wrapped in bubble wrap and black stretch film so that it does not come to any harm during the transport. Be careful when unpacking, so that you do not damage the gift packaging yourself! We hope you and / the presentee will like our gift wrapping.