Your squire slips the leather band of your custom-fit Hourglass Demi Gauntlet over your hand, adjusting it to be comfortable and snug. You paid top coin for this armour, and you expect people will be impressed when they see how it shines on the battlefield.
Your blacksmith assured you that the Hourglass Demi Gauntlets' design was the latest in technology, able to withstand and deflect attacks--even the worst of slashes to make it beyond your sword's crossguard. You are a mighty warrior, indeed, to be the owner of such fine craftsmanship. A fitting symbol of your godly-given status.
Epic Armoury's Hourglass Demi Gauntlets are a set of mild steel gloves designed to protect the wrist and back of the hand in combat without compromising manoeuvrability. Each gauntlet is forged to fit comfortably over the hand, overlapping the first knuckles with a thick metal plate decorated with shiny metal rivets. A short vambrace protects the wrist.
The steel fits comfortably over your own leather glove, worn through the vambrace opening and secured with a leather band around the palm. Made from polished mild steel with rolled edges, these demi gauntlets are impressive and affordable. With its low-fantasy and neutral appearance, these Hourglass Demi Gauntlets are easily paired with other Epic Armoury metal works.
- Various forms of gauntlets have been around for millennia, but reached a pinnacle during the early renaissance
- Historically used by soldiers and knights and considered an essential piece of armour
- Demi gauntlets allowed better dexterity than a full gauntlet, while sacrificing the safety of the fingers