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Medieval period was all about wars, invasion and hijacking the ships of merchants, all these situations shows the gruel some act of taking someone’s life and swords were designed for this. They can be considered as jewel to a warrior, a blood thirsty weapon, anyone could feel powerful by taking it in hand. The irony with this life taking weapon is that it is beautifully decorated, the handles are made of woods or metals and some are wrapped by eye catching decorative materials like leather. The long lengths of blade part mostly are of carbon steel and can be narrow or broad at their bottom.
Medieval helmets were used to protect Soldier’s or knight’s life during war, invasion or pirate attacks while fighting. They were designed in such a way, that they can protect the face of someone who had put on it. These helmets can be open, closed or half closed helmet. Designs of helmet depend on the person who wore it and also on the place of its origin and Era. Spartan Helmets were closed only open at mouth and eyes area. Barbarian Warrior War helmet was half closed and Norman helmet were open helmet. Commonly the helmets were made of high carbon steel or low carbon steel.
Shields itself signifies the term protection. Medieval Shields also used for protection of soldier’s and knight’s life from direct attack of enemies’ weapon. During training season Shields and Swords were used to increase the strength, skill and technique of fighting, so that on battle ground soldiers could perform well. Shields were decorated with different designs, those designs were useful in recognizing the owner of the shield, thus also saves the owner’s life in another way.
Pirate clothing is still great demand by great number of people who love to express themselves in a different way.Medieval costumes, renaissance clothing era interestingly depicts the culture and tradition of that golden era.