XIIIth century

A period marked by many crusades. The dress style of the time was already elaborate, as evidenced by the many accessories such as belts of nobility richly decorated.

Period's categories


XIIIth century scabbards and baldrics


Knife and sheath

Utility knife and its leather sheath, both replicas of excavation item 391 from the Knives and Scabbards, late 13th century. The sheath is made of 2mm thick vegetal tanned leather, molded and sewn with waxed linen thread on the knife. The lillies patterns are reproductions of the originals. Dyed with a mixture of walnut husk and linseed oil Knife dimensions: 11.5mm blade, 10cm handle Sheath dimensions: Length 17.5cm, max width 3cm

Dagger and Scabbard

Dagger scabbard reproduced from a piece of excavation 2nd half of the XIIIth century. Realized in vegetable tanned leather 2.5mm thickness. The lillie leather stamps of 3 different sizes are exact replicas of 13th century stamps. The name RICARDIE was incised in the leather (lack of corresponding stamp)

XIIIth century Scabbard and Harness

Scabbard and harness of Saunières

Scabbard and harness reproduced from Saunières model. Vegetable tanned leather 3mm thickness. Dark brown dyed , linseed oil applied on the snake tongue belt


Nobility Belts


Noble belt

Belt 2nd half 13th century The buckle, strapend, belt mounts and against plates are in bronze, always a great work in collaboration with the master silversmith Hervé LACASSAGNE of the Workshop Drille and Triboulet. Precious riveting with the jeweler's hammer of some 88 bronze rivets. The series of embossed and incised patterns is inspired by illuminations of the thirteenth century Show brown alcohol dye Dimensions: Total length 165cm, width 2cm

Lord Belt

Belt XIIIe century: bronze belt mounts, buckle and strapend realized by a great goldsmith Hervé LACASSAGNE of the workshop Drille and Triboulet. The incised pattern come from illuminations 2nd half XIIIth century Golden brown oil dye Dimensions: total length 165cm, width 2,5cm, belt mounts are 2cm of side I would like to point out that the whole loop has been meticulously riveted to the jeweler's hammer and that each rivet is perfectly smoothed so as not to pull the precious threads of your most beautiful costumes.


Belt Purses


Girdle purse  En stock

Reproduction of a 13th century purse (excavations of Sweden). The peculiarity of this purse is that it is cut in a single round of leather. The linings are in vegetable tanned deer. Old brown dye, waxed linen thread sewing Dimensions: Width 20cm, Height 16cm straps included Price 110 €

Codex Manesse Purse  En stock

Purse created upon an illumination from the Codex Manesse, a manuscript of illuminated lyric poetry in a style of a codex from the first half of the fourteenth century (1310-1340). 1.5mm thick vegetable tanned leather and calf for lining and pocket band. Entirely hand-stitched Dimensions: Width 20cm, Height (without belt loops) 12cm Price: 110 €

Schleswig belt purse  En stock

Rarely seen on painting and enluminating of men with leather pouches on their belts (no representation of women has gone through the centuries). Most of the time, purses or fabric bags were worn around the waist. Here is the reproduction of the Schleswig belt pouch. With a diameter of 14cm, about 8cm in height and a band of 4cm wide sewn on the front and the back, this purse was to be used to carry money, lighter or any other small object. At the back of the pouch, two 3cm width incisions were incised; the pouch once slipped on the belt is at the same level as the belt(illustrations from the Crusader Bible) Medium brown alcohol dye, embossed pattern left in natural color, stitching with waxed linen thread Available for sale Price 75 €