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This is where members of the Rose and Thorn Armory clan post some of the things that they find interesting or information that you might find interesting. About all sorts of things not just leather armor and leather goods.

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The Importance of Leather Armor Maintenance

Posted by David Entrikin on Friday, November 23, 2012, In : Lord Rose's Posts 

Leather armor like any form of armor requires consistent care in order for it to last and to perform its function properly. You might ask yourself why if leather is so long lasting and durable, does it need the upkeep. Or perhaps you're wondering what you would need to do. Well I intend answer these questions.

Leather armor is intended for protection and like all other forms of protective gear it requires some maintenance to get the best results.  If neglected, armor will still serve its fun...

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Why Leather Armor Works

Posted by David Entrikin on Thursday, September 13, 2012, In : Lord Rose's Posts 

People often ask me why leather is a good material for armor. The thing a lot of people fail to realize is that leather armor has been used throughout most of history in conjunction with other materials or by itself.  I like to point out that we still have leather armor left over from Ancient Greece, and Rome.  Some of this armor is over 2000 years old.  So why work with leather?

One, leather is very abundant. Obviously every animal you kill produces some hide of varying thickness but just b...

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