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The Golden Gauntlet, Henri III of France’s armour (details), c.1550

The Golden Gauntlet, Henri III of France’s armour (details), c.1550

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art-of-swords:

Moro Keris Sword

  • Dated: 18th century
  • Culture: Javanese
  • Medium: steel, silver, wood

Source: Copyright © 2014 Historical Arms and Armor

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Photo 24 Apr 165,199 notes leupagus:

disappointingpopsiclejokes:

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disappointingpopsiclejokes:

Disappointing Popsicle Jokes

HOW IS THIS A DISAPPOINTING POPSICLE JOKE

This is a FANTASTIC popsicle joke.

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art-of-swords:

Wakizashi Momoyama Sword

  • Dated: 16th Century
  • Culture: Japanese
  • Medium: steel, iron, gold, lacquer
  • Measurements: overall length: 91 cm. Blade lenght: 53 cm
  • Attributed to Bishu Osafune Sukesada, Momoyama Period

The blade is a shinogi-zukuri (the most general style for tachi/katana and wakizashi) and it has gunome of nie and nioi with ashi and also has a slight itame (wood grained) hada. The suriage nakago (tang of a shorter blade) comes with one mekugi-ana signed Bishu Osafune Suke (sada), black lacquer saya with aogai karakusa.

The iron tsuba has a kemari and willow signed Shoami Kanenori while the fuchi-kashira (set of hilt collar and butt cap) is a shakudo (a billon of gold and copper - typically 4-10% gold, 96-90% copper - which can be treated to form an indigo/black patina resembling lacquer) with gilt of chrysanthemum and butterflies.

Source: Copyright © 2013 Caravana Collection

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are you ever just like “lol white people” but then you’re like “wait i am a white people”

Photo 24 Apr 231 notes ancientpeoples:

Gold and copper spiral 
This piece of jewellery is a gold and copper alloy in the shape of a lion or griffin with a spiked tail at the end. 3.7cm high. 
Greek, Classical period, 350 BC. 
Source: Metropolitan Museum

ancientpeoples:

Gold and copper spiral 

This piece of jewellery is a gold and copper alloy in the shape of a lion or griffin with a spiked tail at the end. 3.7cm high. 

Greek, Classical period, 350 BC. 

Source: Metropolitan Museum


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