Jan. 14, 2013
-- Tudor Dressing, which is actually a clothing portal, is also selling nautical items for the lovers of the sea life of the medieval era. These nautical products were very popular among the pirates and the sailors. They were used for regulating the duties of the pirate crew members, keeping track of time, understanding the directions, and so on.
The first item available under “Nautical Items” category at http://www.tudordressing.com is nautical bell, which was for the purpose of regulating the duties of the pirates and informing about various things being happened on ships. For instance, bells were rung for telling about the availability of captain and first mate on the ship. The number of bells rung would work as the metaphors.
Thereafter, the visitors can find the sextants for measuring the angular distance between two objects or the celestial object and the horizon. Then comes the nautical telescopes, which were one of the most significant things for the pirates and the sailors. The pirates were able to see the treasure ships or the enemies standing distantly through the telescopes. Moreover, they were also helpful in seeing the distant rocks in order to avoid collisions.
Compasses and sundials is the next subcategory, which comprises of the aforesaid products. The nautical compasses were used for knowing the directions. On the other hand, the sundials would tell the time by shadow of a pointer, which was casted by the sun onto the plate.
The last category of nautical items includes the sand timers, which was also used for keeping track of time in a distinct manner. The time was calculated by the trickling of sand from one bulb to another attached with each other.
All the products available on the website are in the working condition. They are perfect to take in the themed events, such as pirate festivals and renaissance festivals. Besides, the website also offers renaissance, pirate and medieval clothing
for the historical lifestyle lovers. One can also buy hats, leather boots, swords and a number of other accessories from Tudor Dressing.