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A photograph of a stall at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, which sells chain mail that has been hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method. Some of the objects that can be bought are chainmail keyrings and chainmail jewellery.

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This close-up image of a mounted knight’s leg was taken at Ironfest in 2008 by the photographer Richard Taylor. It reveals a blend of contemporary customs and traditional workmanship, for modern re-enactments of jousting require utmost mobility…

A photograph depicting chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others…

A recreationist knight clad in a chainmail haubergeon and byrnie at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail was used extensively in the middle ages to fashion protective garments by interlocking thousands of metal rings to form a meshed material. These…

A suit of plate armour on display at the Perth medieval Fayre. This type of armour, consisting of a breastplate and various other plates to protect the arms, legs, elbows, hands and shoulders, was crafted from steel and began to replace chainmail as…

Images of a chainmail shirt (a haubergeon) and hood (a byrnie) made by members of The Grey Company and displayed for the public to try on at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail was used extensively in the middle ages to fashion protective garments…

Images of a chainmail shirt (a haubergeon) and hood (a byrnie) made by members of The Grey Company and displayed for the public to try on at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail was used extensively in the middle ages to fashion protective garments…

A photograph depicting chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others…