Mystic Colonial Hardware, passion for historical recreations
Mystic Colonial Hardware is a young company, but built on the solid expertise of its parent company Lord of Battles, which has over 20 years of experience in the manufacture…
The Mysterious Samurai Sword: Why Is Katana Still So Popular?
No other Japanese weapon has left such a distinctive mark on our history and culture as the katana. These samurai swords have captivated countless generations and continue to amaze people around the world today. The reason might be their…
Deadly Blades: 4 Famous Sword Types
They were used in battles as well as for ceremonies. Although these swords may be long past their heyday, they have left an indelible mark on the history. Which sword types were the most popular and why? Travel with us back in time to discover…
This article is dedicated to the military history of Ancient Greece between the 8th and the 5th centuries BC. It was the time of flourishing city-states, with well-equipped and well-trained armies to defend them. Ancient Greek armies can be said to…
Loyal Not Only to Arthur: 3 Greatest Knights of All Time
A mere mention of their names was enough to make the enemies as well as noble ladies tremble. In the Middle Ages, knights were elite warriors, superior to most of their enemies in terms of combat skills, strength, valour, courage and righteousness.…
The Army of Vlad Dracula or Vlad the Impaler
Everyone has heard of Count Dracula, popularized by Bram Stoker's brilliant novel about Dracula, the quintessential vampire. The Count Dracula in this article was not (at least we hope so) the blood-thirsty vampire we know from stories and legends.…
House of Warfare: Crafting Authenticity with Integrity
A global leader in the medieval replica industry, House of Warfare stands tall as the one of the favorite brands for LARPers and reenactors around the world.
Dungeons and Prisons: A Glimpse into the History of Prison
The Tower of London, the French Bastille or the American Alcatraz. Prisons and torture have been a common practice across the entire human history. Do you know what it was like to be a prisoner in the Middle Ages? Have you ever heard of shame masks,…
Outdoor Cooking - History
Cooking is an art. Today's chefs as well as their predecessors would certainly confirm that. What cooking methods, utensils or ingredients did cooks use in centuries before us? And can we benefit from their knowledge today? Take a look into the past!
Bow - the Weapon of Nomads
The nomadic peoples of the Eurasian steppes have been a thorn in the side of all European warriors ever since they domesticated the horse and learned to use bows - curved pieces of wood with ends connected by a string. The ancient Scythians,…
Tai Chi: The Art of Mastering Mind-Body Balance
Discover the world of Tai Chi, an ancient martial art and workout for both body and mind. We present to you an interesting guide to its mysteries. Explore the history and benefits of Tai Chi, and begin your own journey to harmony and strength!
Chainmail Armour - Luxury for Knights and the Rich
Chainmail armour is an impressive piece of craftsmanship designed for warriors, providing a high level of protection against all sorts of weapons. Explore the secrets of the manufacturing process of chainmail armour, and find out why it became a…
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Frequently Asked Questions
- I have a store with a product portfolio in which many of your products would fit. Do you sell to resellers?
- I have ordered a sword in your store and would like to order a scabbard now, how?
- Do you make custom-sized chain mail armor?
- My glove size is 9. What size of gauntlets should I order if I want to wear padded leather gloves inside?
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