Tag: scabbard

The Accipiter Scabbard

∴ A Heraldic Fantasy ∴ I’ve been fortunate to create leather goods based on fantasy realms before, taking cues from Middle Earth and beyond. This challenge, however, was all the greater – making a scabbard based on a world of our client’s own creation….

The Elthrovan Scabbard

∴ A Vision Realised ∴ When our client commissioned a scabbard for our very first Middle Earth , Elthrovan, I was delighted to sink my teeth into his interpretation of Tolkien’s themes and aesthetics. The client provided a thorough sketch detailing the proportions and…

The Amroth Scabbard

∴ A Proud Protector ∴ Part of a suite of Lord of the Rings inspired pieces, this scabbard needed to channel the proud history of Gondor, complimenting the bold, masculine design of the Amroth Arming Sword. As a companion piece to the The Aranarth Scabbard,…

The Aranarth Scabbard

∴ Rugged Nobility ∴ When tasked to make a scabbard for the Lord of the Rings inspired Aranarth Longsword, a plethora of images immediately flooded my mind. While our client was particularly inspired by the now classic swords and scabbards made by Weta for…

The Maristella Scabbard

∴ Simple Elegance ∴ When our client requested a scabbard, hanger and belt for the intricately decorated Maristella Smallsword, I was keen to create something that would compliment the maritime themes of the hilt without distracting from the detail of the sword itself. Thus…

Elthrovan

∴ A Wild Hunt ∴ Kneeling, you brush aside some fallen leaves. The tracks are barely visible in the still-damp earth, but they’re clear enough to confirm your fears. The lines in your weather-beaten skin grow deeper as you grimly consider your quarry’s certain…

Warding Sword Scabbard

∴ A Piece of Pageantry ∴ When our client requested a distinctively coloured scabbard for his custom Warding Sword, my mind went straight to the pageantry of old. Far from the gritty greys and browns of my favourite medieval fantasy films, knighthood was a…