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Accessories | Archery | Armories | Artwork | Books | Celtic | Costumers | Costumes-Kilts | Costumes-Patterns | Footwear/Shoes | Gaming/Toys | Giftware | Headgear/Hats | Herbs, Incense, Oils | Informational Sites | Jewelry | Leatherworks| Living History | Masks | Mead Producers | Medieval Supplies | Miscellaneous | Music | Tents| Weddings, Period | Wood

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ACCESSORIES

 

Ladybyrd Bags Beautiful brocade drawstring bags and metallic, moleskin (velvet texture) drawstring. The perfect elegant accessory to any Renaissance Lord or Lady outfit.

Something Else Studio We offer original one-of-a-kind handcrafted Purses, Pockets, Bags, Totes, Collars, Hoods, Cloaklets and othe unique accessory designs online or at our renaissance festivals booths.

Tangled Metal Over 25 years experience making affordable, fashionable and quality chainmail armor, jewelry and accessories. A large selection of items covering Renaissance through Victorian times.

The Shawl Pin Store Over 100 styles. Bulky to ulta lace weights. Prices start at $4.59. Plus - Cloak clasps, buttons, kilt pins, penannulars, brooches and more.

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ARCHERY

3 Rivers Archery The world's largest primitive and traditional archery supplier, featuring a large selection of Medieval archery gear, including bows, arrows, quivers, bracers, tabs, and more.

 

 

ARMORIES

Blackhorse Armoury Custom armour, handmade leather goods, kids' swords and shields, weapons, knives, camp gear, equestrian gear. When you want the best - 17 years' experience.

By the Sword, Inc. One of the largest and oldest medieval/renaissance retailers in the US, carrying thousands of exciting products. Clothing, armor, swords, jewelry, leather, and more. Fully functional to decorative items. (888) 244-3263

The Castle Court Outfit yourself for your next reenactment or faire. We have an economical selection of swords, armor, helmets, shields, daggers, knives and costumes.

Curious Antiquities Original and reproduction armor and swords, knives, ancient artifacts, including Egyptian, Roman, Phoenician, Pre-Columbian, etc. Also ancient coins from Greece, Rome, China, and Mongolia.

Dark Knight Armoury We have custom made, hand-crafted legal SCA leather armour, LARP leather armor and functional steel armour for the re-enactor or medieval enthusiast. We also offer a wide range of leather baldrics, belts, frogs and pouches.

Excalibur Brothers Everything for the sword and knive enthusiast, medieval re-enactor and Ren Faire goer. User discount code "RMCLASS2008" Visit our site, Fast Shipping and competitive prices.

Medieval Collectibles Largest online retailer for Renaissance Faires, medieval weddings, re-enactors, and collectors. We carry high-quality battle-ready and decorative swords, armor, shields, clothing, LARP, and other weaponry of the past and present.

Polish Hussar Supplies Polish and Eastern European 16th- and 17th-century armor, weaponry, clothing and books. Custom-made suits of Polish winged hussar armor. Husaria Tour of Poland - participate in battle re-enactments, visit historic castles, royal palaces and museums filled with armor.

Swords of Honor Need Faire Wear? Lords, Ladies, Pirates, Brigands and Scoundrels: Immerse yourself in the current Middle Ages. Prepare for Adventure. Join us on the web.


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ARTWORK

 

Brass Rubbing Rubbings of medieval brasses from Europe and Asia depicting knights, ladies, religious scenes, and heraldic, Celtic, and Asian motifs. Sizes from 5" to 7' tall, handcrafted in a choice of colors.

Golden Fish Gallery See our web site for fantasy art with a medieval flavor. Prints, original art, and sculptures by John Longendorfer.

 

 

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BOOKS

The Compendium of Common Knowledge 1558-1603 Open the door to the work & weddings, families & funerals, games & gossip of Shakespeare's merry England! Viist the website or find the book at any online bookseller.

 

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CELTIC

Ancient Circles Medieval cosstumes, cloaks, Celtic designs in tapestries and jewelry. Organic T-shirts and things ancient, symbolic, mythical, pagan, wiccan and Celtic.

Celtic Attic Decorate your life and home with a celtic twist. Gifts, jewelry, wedding items, home decor and goodies galore.

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COSTUMERS

Carpatina Cloak and capes in velvet and wool. Renaissance style fashions. Beautiful folk blouses from Transilvania, hand embroidered, for the look of genuine, ancient European styling.

Designs By Kate Renaissance Faires are more fun when you are dressed in period clothing. We offer cloaks, capes, shirts, pants, doublets, robes, hats, cockades, and more. Complete online catalog.

Farthingales Corset Kits make learning the art of corset making easy! Rye & Ginger corset kits by Farthingales are designed for the novice & come in a wide selection of sizes and colors.

Fashions in Time Quality clothing for any era. We specialized in custom orders for any occasion, including storybook weddings. Every garment is made to your measurements, not your "size".

Forest Creek Renaissance Shoppe Beautiful clothing and accessories inspired by the Renaissance and Victorian Eras - perfect for festival enthusiasts, re-enactors, performers, bridal parties, photographers, and museum docents.

Hearts Delight Clothiers We have Clothing for the Lords, the Ladies and Wee Ones ... Beguiling Styling and Bewitching Stitching! Petite to Plus Sizes Available. 805-648-7123. See photos on pages 58 & 59 of issue 73.

Llewellyn Historical Reproduction Apparel "Handmade bags, pouches and clothing for a Renaissance or Historical Re-enactment. For information email or phone with your clothing needs....llewellyn7@att.net, 559-287-9175

Majestic Velvets See our red brocade dress on the cover of Issue #83 of Renaissance Magazine. Majestic Velvets specializes in Renaissance and Pirate clothing for men and women at affordable prices.

Midnight Breeze Designs Fine clothing inspired by the sumptuous fashions of the Renaissance and Victorian eras. Lords, Ladies, Pirates, Courtiers...Renaissance Weddings a specialty. Your designs or ours-made to order. 512-558-1383.

Pearson's Renaissance Shoppe Unique Renaissance and medieval clothing, costumes and accessories for men, women, and children. Authentic line of wench wear, bodices, medieval wedding gowns and dresses.

Renaissance Clothing Visit our web site to find the largest selection of Renaissance-style costumes/clothing and accessories for men, women, children at affordable prices.

RenShirts HComfortable and affordable Renaissance shirts and pants. Adult sizes XS - 4XL. Children's sizes XXS - XL. Handcrafted in the USA. Hot weather garb is our specialty. (830) 379-7203

Storied Threads Handmade recreations of Medieval, Renaissance and Pirate clothing for men and women by Veronica Bailey, one of New England's finest Renaissance Faire costume designers.

Tudor Dressing We offer the widest range of Pirate Renaissance and Medieval costumes. Our collection includes Pirate shirts, blouses, pants, skirts, coats, vests, bodices, chemises, robes and cloaks.

 

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COSTUMES-KILTS

Kilt Clothing The Celtic Croft, a leading kilt clothing company, provide an extensive collection of Scottish kilts, Irish kilts, Welsh kilts, and other stylish kilts stuff etc at affordable prices. They also provide different style of Scottish tartans and blankets, bodhran, tartan fabrics, highland accessories and other quality celtic products.

 

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COSTUMES-PATTERNS

 

Farthingales Corset Bones, stas, busks, hoopsteel and costume patterns - all these and more can be found at www.farthingales.on.ca or www.farthingalesLA.com. A great source for European quality steels.

 

 

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FOOTWEAR/SHOES

CK Footworks For unique Faire gear, visit us on the web. Come see our line of quality handcrafted leather shoes, pouches, and large rough bags. Custom requests welcome.

Garb the World Over 30 Styles of documented footwear, early turnshoes to Tudor+, at incredibly low prices. In stock and custom made. We've been in the garb business for over a decade and look forward to shoeing the world now, too.

Nativearth Footwear & accessories built to last. Authentic styles in stock including Cavaliers. Lovingly handmade, for comfort, affordability and durability. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed.(888) NATIVE-2

Olde Realm Custom Moccasins Custom Buffalo/Bullhide Moccasins. Custom Fit and Design. Get those renaissance moccs you always wanted at an affordable price! Visit us at www.olderealmmocc.com.

RenBoots Period thigh-high and knee boots at competitive pricing, we offer that final touch you have searched for and could not afford, until now. Complete any renaissance or pirate costume by visiting us online or calling toll free 866-55-BOOTS.

Soles Thru Time Musesum and client inspired designs adaptable to create your individual style. Custom fit in unlimited colors. Orthopedic problems accommodated. Check our web site for inspiration.

 

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GAMING/TOYS

Burnt Mountain Crafts We are a family business producing handcrafted toys that inspire kids of all ages. Try our wooden swords, shields, and period attire and watch your children's imaginations transport them into magical realms! (800) 884-0403.

Mayfair Games For nearly 30 years Mayfair Games has published games of the highest entertainment value, brillian design and outstanding replay value.

MacGregor Historic Games Purveyors of historic board, dice, and card games. No other company includes as many variations in rules for classic games of the past.

 

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GIFTWARE

Awesome Gifts Fairies, dragons, skulls, new age, licensed items, treasure boxes, incense, ouija boards, journals, tarot cards, blankets, tapestries, glassware, adult fun and much more! Wicked and Wonderful Gifts!

Beitiris Creations We offer handmade dolls, handmade animal dolls, and handmade doll clothes, dresses and gowns made to resemble Medieval, Renaissance, Celtic, and Scottish styles. Our doll clothes fit popular doll sizes, including 18" and 23" dolls. These are delightful gifts for collectors as well as for children who enjoy dreaming of another time.

Olde World Treasures We specialize in imported tapestries from France, Belgium, and the United States. We also are the ONLY place in the world where you can purchase your handmade, collectible Character Dragon.

Pewter Replicas From Historic royal palaces to Disney, supplying replica coins, chains of office, crowns, jewelry, medieval badges, drinking vessels, dress accessories. Good reseller rates.

Scarborough Renaissance Faire Online Store Current and past Souvenirs/Collectibles. Performer CDs. SAPA Cookbook. Buy ROYAL SPICE and discover why the Food Network did the show on our Turkey Legs! Store.srfestival.com

Tate & Co. Fairy, dragon, and fantasy gifts and collectibles. Art prints, t-shirts, leather items, tapestries, figurines, pewter mugs, and much more!

 

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HEADGEAR/HATS

 

Custom Made Hats and Coats Mongolian- and Norse-inspired hats and coats. Historical designs for modern times. NEW HAT DESIGNS from the movie Mongol.

Fyne Hats By Felicity Fyne renaissance hats for peasants and princes. Hand blocked Cavalier hats, tall hats, toques and custome noble headgear made with care and quality. (515) 225-1830

Lady MacSnood Fine hair accessories and hats.

Tall Toad Headgear for the upwardly noble. We have been creating historically-based hats for renaissance and medieval faires since 1989 and finally have a web site!

 

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HERBS, INCENSE, OILS

Herbs, Incense, Oils We have the largest selection of pure body oils and hand dipped incese. Custom scents and blending available. Check out our organic bath and body products.

Herbs, Incense, Oils, Gifts! Large selection of high-quality herbs, spices, custom potpourri, incense, fragrance and essential oils, teas, herbal bath items, and more!

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INFORMATIONAL SITES

Chivalry Now Take back what was lost! Chivalry-Now, the Code of Male Ethics, breathes new life into the soul of chivalry. Join the quest of a lifetime.

Medieval Fantasies Co. A full-service resource for renaissance, medieval, and fantasy events, activities, and merchandise! Offering weddings, school programs, day camps, parties, faires, feasts, games, and performers.

Sir Clisto Seversword's Tome of Adventure and Knowledge The ultimate web site for all things Medieval and Renaissance. Sir Clisto has packed his tome with thousands of links gathered from across the internet, covering 104 chapters, and put them into one location for easy access. Used by 173 countries, it is 100% family friendly.

 

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JEWELRY

Adornments in Pewter Cloak clasps, baldric buckles, earrings, brooches, pendants and more. We have designs for Celtic, Viking, Pirate, Medieval and Renaissance personas.

Celtic and Renaissance Jewelry Custom Celtic and Renaissance jewelry and metalwork. Handmade craftmanship and one of a kind designs. Torcs, circlets, penannulars, rings and custom wedding bands a specialty.

CelticBelle Handcrafted jewelry featuring real coins and postage stamps from Ireland and other Celtic nations. Affordable, unique and casually elegant wear for Faire and every day.

Clip Clocks Don't be stuck back in time! Get to the dunking, joust or play promptly. Pin it on, flip it down, and be on time!

Innisfree Design "Affordable treasure for Court or Faire! Better quality semi-precious jewelry based on "Old Masters", necklace sets, girdles, circlets, more. Updated stock..come visit!

Irena-Daria Unique Fine Jewelry Art Wear a part of ancient history. Authentic ancient coins in Renaissance Style Jewelry. Visit our web site

Medieval & Celtic Jewelry Renaissance, Medieval, Celtic, Victorian, and Goddess jewelry, artisan handcrafted in vermeil, sterling silver and gems. Adapted from historical styles, many pieces unique.

R E Piland Fine jewelry in gold or sterling with precious and semi-precious gemstones. Designed and hand crafted in Virginia by Robert Piland, Master Goldsmith.

 

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LEATHERWORKS

The Inner Bailey We personally handcraft all our leather goods, here in our small full-time shop. Our top-quality offerings include bracers, belts, swordbelts and baldrics, headpieces, and much more. Detailed finishing; classic styles and distinctive original designs. 100% money-back guarantee.

The Leather Crafters & Saddler Journals BiMonthly Magazine Thoughtful instruction packed with patterns, pictures, sources, news for today's leatherworker. 1 year $32 US, $36 Canada, $46 other. 715-362-5393 (RENM)

Tandy Leather Factory We stock leather, lace, hardware and tools for all your leathercraft projects. Stores nationwide. Free 156 page catalog available.

Tate & Co. Leather Mugs, Pouches and More. Leather mugs with plastic inserts, belt poiuches, bags, check book covers, card holders and other accessories. Many colors and designs.

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LIVING HISTORY

Living Historians Looking for a place tohang your hat, helmet or headpiece on the web? For less than $5/month have your own updatable web page!

 

 

 

MASKS

Rozani Uniquely hand sculpted papier mache masks by Rozani Navas-Smith. Individually styled with personal attention to stems or ties. Discounts for performers and SCA members.

 

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MEAD PRODUCERS

Mead Producers-Bargetto Winery One taste of this delightful, 100% honey wine will have you screaming HUZZAH! Try Chaucer's Mead (92 points. Wine Enthusiast) Also try Chaucer's Raspberry Mead.

 

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MEDIEVAL SUPPLIES

 

Natural Dyes and Earth Pigments Rich but subtle Medieval & Renaissance colors for garb and beautiful illuminated art. Easy tutorial workshops available. Free dye and fiber timeline with order.

 

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MISCELLANEOUS

Braided Image Hairbraiding Specializing in braiding Caucasian hair. Offering many pictures of hair braid styles, instructional hair-braiding material, and a schedule of events, all available on our web site.

Bullwhips, Stockwhips, Blacksnakes America's largest selection of kangaroo, cowhide, and nylon whips in popular lenghs and colors. Also two-tone and custom whips avail. Check out www.westernstageprops.com or call or write for a FREE catalog to: Western Stage Props c/o Mark Allen Productions, 3945 West Reno Ave #F, Las Vegas, NV 89118, (800) 858-5568 or (702) 873-1100, fax (702) 873-0216, web www.westernstageprops.com.

Experience Your Souls History! Yearning to unlock your potential? You can with a past life regression. Individual/group sessions available. Call 858-531-5310 for appointment.

Renaissance Magazine Check out the best of our book, movie, and music reviews from past issues, as well as lists of feature articles from all back issues (and even read some of them)! Access a medieval glossary of terms, regularly updated faire listings, and check out the medieval products we have for sale.

 

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MUSIC

 

Celtic Harp Music Renaissance, Celtic and original harp music by Victoria, as featured on tour with the Chieftains. For bookings and CD's, visit web site.

Celtic Harp Music by Anne Roos Beautiful, unique recordings--Anne's CD's are actually packaged inside little books. Visit her website for a FREE download and for wedding and event booking information..

Larksong Skillfully blended acapella partsongs and madrigals, sacred and secular, from 15th century to present day. Four available CDs and local performances throughout the Washington to Philadelphia corridor.

Merrie Court Singers Renaissance acappella ensemble singers with 25 years experience in South Texas. Available for private and public events. Visit our website for music samples and photos.

Merry Mischief ARRRR! Pirates LOVE "Scallywags" Merry Mischief's latest CD of Sailing songs fit for seadogs and landlubbers alike! Sail to our website for more music to plunder!

Raven Boy Music New CD: Ken Theriot's "Human History" with SCA hits "Agincourt," "Band of Brothers," and "The Feast Song." New CD's soon from Lisa Theriot/Samantha Moore.

The Ritchie Blackmore Web site

Renaissance Festival Podcast Free weekly music and entertainment from faire groups performing this weekend. You can enjoy Renaissance Festivals all year long.

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TENT

King Arthur's Dream Come True A complete selection of medieval camp gear right in the palm of your hand. Send TODAY for our 160 page master catalog, featuring furnishings, clothing, the best selection of historical tentage and camp gear, and the widest variety of feastware available anywhere!

Underhill Pavilions Banners perfect as wedding decor, including Celtic dragon, griffin, castle, eagle, unicorn, battle knight, Celtic cross, and triscele designs. New! Wolf, pegasus, mermaid, and medieval tournament knights.

 

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WEDDINGS, PERIOD

Calligraphics Studio Have a professional calligrapher design invitations, scrolls, and seating charts for your Renaissance Wedding or gathering. Also offering envelope addressing, blazons & illuminated manuscripts.

The Castle of Muskogee The Castle of Muskogee in OK provides a family-oriented site for a variety of activities, such as weddings, receptions, family reunions, corporate parties, and all other occasions. The Castle offers 30,000 square feet within four distinctive banquet rooms and 60 surrounding areas for outdoor events. For more information, call (918) 687-3625 or visit www.okcastle.com.

Weddings Make your wedding Historical. Many packages including minister, consulting, wedding director, costumes, certificates, silk floral and more. Call for appointment or vist the store 951-276-1116.

 

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WOOD

The Bamboo Scotsman Crafter of fine walking accessories made from mystical bamboo. Custom walking canes, staves, shillelaghs, and more! Bamboo is strong, but it weighs next to nothing compared to wood! Get noticed with a truly unique walking cane or staff! Handcrafted in Texas.

Wood Accessories Native hardwood natural curled wizard staffs, quarter staffs, magic wands, and shillelaghs. Unique accessories to complete your unique look. Different is what we do best.

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