The Steel Markward Gorget stands out due to its construction from three metal pieces rather than the typical two-part design. The steel gorget shows off a great look with curved sides and a bright metal finish. Straps on the sides allow the medieval gorget to attach to a pair of spaulders like the Large Steel Markward Spaulders (MY100068) or Small Steel Markward Spaulders (MY100075). We recommend wearing a padded collar or other arming wear underneath the metal gorget for increased comfort. This neck armour works great for LARPing, re-enactments, and Renaissance fairs.
Please be aware that this armour is handmade, and it can be thicker than listed here. As such, it is intended mainly for costuming, light reenactment, and LARP.
When purchasing armour pieces, in order for the pieces to be compatible, it is best to stay within the brand.
- Displays a shiny metal finish
- Constructed from three pieces
- Excellent neck protection
- Great for live action roleplaying
- Crafted from 18 gauge steel
Katy Presley (verified owner) –
I’m really digging my gorget! The size is great for me, the weight is perfect, and the style adds a lot to my outfit. It is super easy to put on and take off by yourself, but I also have the steel Mina Spaulders which required some assistance putting on. Great purchase!
Peter Heeringa (verified owner) –
I’m a big guy (300lb 6ft even, 20 inch neck circumference), and this gorget didn’t work well for me in the least. The straps were unevenly punched / aligned and the contour didn’t fit my broad frame. That said, I think for someone smaller there is a lot going for this gorget. The ability to adjust both sides of the front plate could come in handy for someone, and the look of it is pretty cool. The front plate does end up tucking under the backplate and this was also a bit akward for me – it made a lot of noise and I’d have concerns about it rubbing over time creating scratches / requiring a bit more care. In the end, I went with the gustav gorget and paired that with my markward spaulders just fine.
The price here is pretty good, but overall it wasn’t for me.
atphilli (verified owner) –
I got this with the Adam spaulders and they work well together. I’m 6’3″, average build and it fits fine.