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These are last year's vendors. Next years will be posted around Jan, 2018

The Chainmail guy
Hi I'm Jerry Penner, The Chain Mail Guy. I create beautiful and functional pieces of chain mail. Some call it functional art, wearable art, authentic historical reproductions, way-out futuristic clothing, or armour for the New Age. However you refer to it, articles created by the Chain Mail Guy are of the highest quality. I make my own rings because I can't find anyone who can provide me with a consistent high-quality ring that won't scratch, pinch, or pull hair. My rings are cut so well you won't feel a burr around the face of any ring, nor will you see light through the join.

Random Passages
Random Passages A Bookshop for the Modern Medievalist. We try to have the most recent and applicable resources available. We have a children's section, scribal sources, garb & armour recreation research, and much more. We also carry books and cd's made by SCA artisains.

Ringcrafts produces clothing, jewelry, rings, earring, and necklaces from stainless steel, jeweller’s brass, copper, aluminum and anodized aluminum

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Society for Creative Anachronism
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international organization dedicated to researching and recreating pre-17th-century European history.This is an excellent place to start, if you're at all interested in medieval history, meeting people, having a lot of fun, recreating period arts and crafts, and partaking in medieval combat.If you live in the area of Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and want to get involved, we'd be more than happy to meet you! Our local group is named Bryniau Tywynnog: check out our local information page to find out where and when to meet us. If you don't live in our area, there is very likely a local group where you live. Check out the People and Groups in the SCA website. It's got links to many many groups all over the world.

Dark Ages Re-creation Company
DARC is composed of people interested in using living history to research aspects of life in Northern Europe during the Viking Age. This is accomplished through workshops and experimental archaeology where the focus is on developing traditional skills as we create accurate replicas of period artefacts and processes. Our historic events are centered on the 'camp', where the activities revolve around 'daily life' and the interaction of carefully researched characterizations. The Company further strives to provide a resource of skilled and experienced historic interpreters and physical demonstrators to museums, schools, and educational programs.

We are a small but growing group located in Toronto, ON dedicated to living and experiencing the history of the Viking age (793 to 1066 CE). The present day nations of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Germany are our main sources of inspiration, as well as many of the lands they traveled to, including North America. We are committed to learning, through individual and group research, the history, skills and crafts of the Viking age. Torvik has entertained and educated the public at cultural fairs, museums, carnivals, Highland games and private events; through talks on history and culture, workshops on crafts and combat demonstrations we bring history alive!

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