Initially Gorget was leather or steel collar designed to protect throat. It was very important part of older types of armor costumes. It was principally designed to protect the throat against swords and non-projectile weapons. Medieval period Knight on the horseback used to be equal to 80 warriors on foot. Knights used different kinds of costumes for tournaments and warfare. Steel collars were used to protect the neck opening. 18th century onwards, Gorget became symbolic accessory for the battle field dresses. But till this time, Gorget has become quite popular among the warriors and knights worldwide.
For the connoisseur of antique collectibles, this hand forged gorgeous Gorget is a FINE addition! It is made of high carbon premium grade steel sheet with about 8 inch neck diameter. Its width is about 15.5 inch and height is approx. 5 inch. Sparkling rivets and handmade side boundary all around make it an essential medieval collection. The high quality polish over the metallic body keeps it safe from environmental and ageing effects. With a single look over it, you will end your search for the unique medieval decor item that could justify your investment.
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