The Black Raven SCA Leather Vambraces


The Black Raven LARP Leather Vambraces are a simple but elegant?design of armguard, offered by Black Raven Armoury , they have been professionally dyed and built for you by ourselves. Created & designed by Alex Agricola,the whole set is made of premium grade top grain Veg Tanned leather?(laminated to a minimum 6mm thickness) .

Regular is 6.5 inches (16.5cm) at wrist and 7 inches (17.5cm) Long

Large is 7.5 inches (19cm) at wrist and 8.5 inches (21.5cm) Long the large one has an extra embossing panel next to the wrist

This armour is 100% suitable for a variety of uses, be it Larp event, SCA, theatre stage or big screen, this kit will enable you to produce a set of fully functional ?REAL? protective armour.

Made to Order, Ships within 14 to 16 weeks

These items are normally in stock, but require hand finishing and staining for each order, this typically requires 14 to 16 weeks between order date and the shipping date.
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The Black Raven SCA Leather Vambraces are our signature design.

They deliver a simple but elegant arm-guard to complete one’s set of armour or to enhance a more formal outfit.

Alex Agricola, black Raven Armoury?s own Craftsman based these Vambraces on an ancient design he discovered while researching medieval manuscripts and they sport a unique Celtic Design.

Made of premium grade top grain Veg Tanned leather (laminated to a minimum 6mm thickness) and available in regular and large sizes, these vambraces are designed to turn sword and heads alike.

Regular: 6.5 inches (16.5cm) at wrist and 7 inches (17.5cm) Long

Large: 7.5 inches (19cm) at wrist and 8.5 inches (21.5cm) Long

For embellishment, the larger size has an extra embossing panel next to the wrist.


?I saw him once at Castell Gwynn… he looked like a rogue from a distance until I saw his gauntlets… no man in Covington Glen could afford Vambraces like that without a noble name…?

All armours come ready built and finished in the colour of your choice, apart from the undyed natural version which is left for you to stain and finish, in your own choice of colour.

LARP Armours : All of our LARP Armours are a minimum of 3.2 to  mm - 1/8 to 9/64 Inch - 8 to 10 oz Thickness, this is perfect for LARP and Cosplay events where any "combat" that occurs is non lethal and typically involves rubber covered foam weapons with plastic, or fiberglass cores. SCA Armours : All of our SCA armours are laminated to a minimum 6.5 mm- 1/4 Inch - 16 oz Thickness, many also have a degree of water hardening, this combination of hardened laminated leather is ideally suited to SCA and HEMA combat

Please be aware that all of the Armours Black Raven produces are hand made and finished to order, so please allow sufficient time ahead of your event when ordering.

Contact direct with Alex via the Black Raven Armoury Facebook Page

NOTE: No Chainmail, fur or other accessories included, just the leather armour

If you place an order on a Friday afternoon it will not be processed until Monday morning UK time.

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 30 × 15 × 15 cm

Regular, Large


Black Raven Armoury