What was a Medieval Cloak Made Out Of?

What was a Medieval Cloak Made Out Of?

A Medieval Cloak was made from Wool Woolen medieval cloaks were worn by rich and poor alike as that is what was available to protect people from the cold. At the time, most fabric and garments were made locally, sometimes at home. Thus, people didn’t have many...
A Short History of Velvet

A Short History of Velvet

Velvet for medieval cloaks, capes, and sacred vestments first became available in Europe in the 13th century. It was initially imported from the East, but soon Italy was successfully producing velvet in Lucca, Genoa, Florence, and Venice, and supplying wealthy buyers...
6 Ideas for your Medieval Wedding

6 Ideas for your Medieval Wedding

A good themed wedding is not only themed in its big decorations but in its details. As themed weddings go, Lord of the Rings, fantasy, and medieval weddings are some of the most fun. There are options for elven dresses, forested or castle scenery, and rustic feasting...
Medieval and LOTR Weddings

Medieval and LOTR Weddings

Selecting a medieval or Lord of the Rings / LOTR wedding theme enhances the fun, magic, and mystery of the day. Some couples add a few thematic references to their special day while others spend years assembling the details. One couple, Heather and Bobby, spent at...