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Amazon Army Armour- Part one- all types

My sincerest thanks to all the amazons who have shared their photos of their experiences on set. It is truly inspiring and very much appreciated The Amazons mean so much to so many, so thank you.

(My next post will break down the various elements and how they are made and worn.)

Type 1 | Type 2 | Type 3 | Queen’s Guard

 

 

 

 

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Type 1

With thanks to all the amazons who have shared their experiences: (@madeleinevallbeijner) EGERIA, (@samanthawjo) EUOBOEA, (@maylingng) ORANA, (@Brookeence): Brooke Ence PENTHISELEA, (@andreavasiliou), (@erin.bostock), (@armstrong_georgie), (@jadelye1), (@joliestanford), (@oliviadeanne)

 

Chest plate: metallic yellow to silvery gold, occasionally darkened silver. Left bust only, two short darts to define the bust. Leather strapping at neck and lower bust.

Torso: bronze-green tinted leather look, multiple vertical panels, over bust shape where exposed.

Skirts: Woven strips in varigated colour from tan to nearly maroon.

Centre skirt piece: woven in a WW formation, occasionally sold with a series of thin concentric rings woven through. All supported by a wider solid piece.

Shoulder: left side only, series of four connected leather look pieces.

Belts: standard belt with silver plaques, solid leather and segmented/scaled silver straps form v shapes over hips- varied.

Headpieces: standard silver tiara, optional helmet (captains)

Greaves: standard segmented gold tinted pieces on rigid leather half greaves.

Boots: riders wear additional thigh high covering, otherwise below the knee. Standard diamond style plates on the arches. Wedge heels. Plates on back of heels.

Bracers: standard issue.

Type 2

 

With thanks to all the amazons who have shared their experiences: (@Alicia Vela-Bailey), (@belle_williams17), (@charliefye), (@gingersophie), (@jadevlewis), (@jazzieefizzle), (@lucyjaynemurrayuk), (@yoga_ballroomgirl)

Chest plate:  metallic yellow to silvery gold, occasionally darkened silver. Full upper torso. Front plate with deep >< shapes cut into the upper side. Leather straps vertically span the space of the cut outs. Single sharply curved darts to define bust. Front overlaps back plate at side back. Round neck. Back plate matches.

Torso: green tinted leather look, tiled pattern to form a long W at centre front. Thin vertical gold toned segments at centre front.

Skirts: Woven strips in variegated colour from tan to nearly maroon.

Centre skirt piece: woven in a WW formation, occasionally sold with a series of thin concentric rings woven through.  All supported by a wider solid piece.

Shoulder: cupped shapes, double layered attacked to chest plate via metal strap at top of shoulder. Right shoulder absent in archers.

Belts: standard belt with silver plaques, solid leather and segmented/scaled silver straps form v shapes over hips- varied.

Headpieces: standard silver tiara, optional helmet (captains)

Greaves: standard segmented gold tinted pieces on rigid leather half greaves.

Boots: riders wear additional thigh high covering, otherwise below the knee. Standard diamond style plates on the arches. Wedge heels.

Bracers: standard issue.

Type 3

With thanks to all the amazons who have shared their experiences: (@jacquileepryce) NIOBE, (@harijamespt) TRIGONA, (@caitlindechelle), (@duncanc03), (@jennypacey), (@sofit_morganjacobsen), (@moeshash), (@tpowellstunts)

Chest plate: metallic yellow to silvery gold, occasionally darkened silver. Full upper torso covered. Sectioned at neck-arm, neck to centre front, center front angling down over busts to side back. Front overlaps back plate at side back. Square neck. Back plate matches.

Torso: dark reddish brown, variegated leather look, narrow inverted V chevron strips. Segmented metallic decoration down centre front.

Skirts: woven strips in variegated colour from tan to nearly maroon.

Centre skirt piece: woven in a WW formation, occasionally sold with a series of thin concentric rings woven through.  All supported by a wider solid piece.

Shoulder:  cupped shapes, double layered attacked to chest plate via metal strap at top of shoulder. .

Belts: standard belt with silver plaques, solid leather and segmented/scaled silver straps form v shapes over hips- varied.

Headpieces: standard silver tiara, optional helmet (captains)

Greaves: standard segmented gold tinted pieces on rigid leaher half greaves.

Boots: riders wear additional thigh high covering, otherwise below the knee. Standard diamond style plates on the arches. Wedge heels.

Bracers: standard issue.

 

Queen’s Guard:

With thanks to all the amazons who have shared their experiences: (@hayleyjanewarnes) AELLA, (@doutzen)VENELIA, (@caitlinburles), (@jemma_moore), (@sashabowen)

(Thanks to Jemma Moore:  @sashabowen @doutzen (Hipplyta double) @naprous@hayleyjanewarnes @jemma_moore@caitlinburles)

Chest plate: chevron panels in leather, side panels tinted metallic silvery-purple to gold. Shallow v neckline.

Torso: dark purple, narrow chevron panels that match the chest plate

Skirts: four panels (centre front, sides and back) flat leather with slightly smaller panels in strips of leather with leather things holding them vertically.

Shoulder: multi layered attached to shoulder through narrow straps.

Belts: double layers- uppermost contiues CF to CB while lower meets join in cf and side skirt plates.

Headpieces: Helmets with fins (twisted leather in place of horse hair for crests), faceplates.

Greaves: Smooth ans likely cast froma  rigid urethane due to smoothness of surface and fine detail work.

Boots: Thigh high with sewn bands on a slight incline towards the outer thigh.

Bracers: standard issue.

 

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