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Char-a'ina - Iranian Breastplate

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THE HONOR OF YOUR FAMILY GOES WITH YOU Epic Armoury’s Char-a'ina Epic Dark is a simple... more
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THE HONOR OF YOUR FAMILY GOES WITH YOU

Epic Armoury’s Char-a'ina Epic Dark is a simple low-fantasy, historically based piece of armour protecting the front and back of the torso and abdomen, that has its origin in Persia, modern day Iran. Using four plates, one on the front, back and sides, the Char-a'ina held together by full grain straps that criss cross arcross your back and can be tightend and loosend between your sides.

The large blank areas on the Char-a'ina is perfect for those of you who wishes to add a personal ingraving to your armour, as this was also a historical tendency for those who wore it, during its heyday.

The Char-a'ina is was historically, used in conjunction with chain mails or chain shirts. Made of 1 mm thick mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.

HISTORY

  • Char-a'ina translates as "four mirror", referring to the four plates that compose this type of armour.
  • The historical examples that survive to today are usually those of noblemen, highly detailed and engraved with scenes of from the lives of those that wore them.
  • Our version is an amalgemation of the different designs rather than one specific, in order to create a more general look.
Epic Circle: Ancient
Height: 30cm, 33cm, 27cm
Width: 27cm, 32cm, 39cm
Weight: 2850g, 2240g, 3500g
Material: Leather, 19ga Mild Steel
Maintenance: Regularly apply lanolin based lubricant for best results.
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