"Swordsman" HEMA Gloves


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Price: 79.00 PLN
Net price: 64.23 PLN
  • Delivery cost: From 0.00 PLN

Description

Five-finger HEMA gloves in black color, made of cowhide leather. These sword fighting gloves have an amortization layer on the outside.

The gloves are created for HEMA sparring sessions of low intensivity and exhibition fights, for example on stage. HEMA gloves can aso be used by beginners, or during sessions with training simulators. These medieval swordfighters stylized gloves will give your HEMA set more historical look.

Cuff of our HEMA gloves is made of two layers of leather (without amortisation layer between). Amortization layer is placed between two layers of leather on the outer part of a hand. Sword fighting gloves are lightweight and easy in putting on. Our leather fencing gloves have no buttons or fasteners,  which often cause small injuries during fight.

Design of our fencing gloves lowers the risk of any possible scratches and injuries. Their construction (separately stitched thumb) ensure a proper grip on an arm.

HEMA gloves are entirely machine-sewn.

 

In order to match the size of HEMA fencing gloves to your hand, please review the chart below:

Size Palm girth Measurement method
S - 8 21,5 cm
M - 9 23,5 cm
L - 10 25,5 cm

 

Glove-making – what is it?
A craft which dealt with making leather gallantry was glove-making. It is one of the oldest crafts, which is proven by numerous findings from all Europe.

Not all medieval towns had standalone glove-makers guilds. Part of this work was taken by other crafts focused on leather accessories. In the 18th century a mass production of gloves was shaped.

Luxurious items of this kind were made of leather of animal origin: goat, sheep, calf, or deer. An outer layer had to be thin in order to fit a hand shape, especially female ones.

In the past, gloves were worn not only as a cover againts cold, but mostly as a decoration. They played an important role during religious and secular events, having mostly visual aspects.

 

Gloves in the Middle Ages
Gloves in the past were a symbol of law and authority. Wearing garments and items made of leather was a privilege and only some people could afford to wear beautifully made and decorated gloves.

Gloves played an important role during medieval customs, for example a vassal handed a glove, a cane, or a facsimile. Formerly there was a tradition of throwing a glove in order to challenge someone.

Additional informations

Weight: ~ 180 g

 

- amortization layer on the outer layer

- long cuff made of two layers of leather

- historical gloves styling (can be used by historical reenactors focused on the period from Late Middle Ages till the 19th century)

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25.00 PLN
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22.00 PLN
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50.00 PLN
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30.00 PLN
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82.00 PLN
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25.50 PLN
UPS Courier Area D
25.01 PLN
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75.01 PLN
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24.00 PLN
UPS Courier Area B
23.00 PLN
UPS Poland - not available outside Poland
18.00 PLN
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