Peacock Pinions all natural feathers still on the quill. These are 100% uncolored bronze, sometimes mottled. Greasy to the touch due to the inherent natural oils. A connoisseurs choice for the Tudor in you, they will require splitting, grinding and clipping. Full Length 8 – 10″ workable section RW & LW, all feathers will be of the same wing but contact us if it is important to you which wing you receive. Price for one feather, choose as many as you need.
Peacock Pinion feathers are seen with increasing regularity in numerous accounts by those of a higher social status or particular enthusiasm for archery from the end of the 13th century onward. No doubt initially driven by a desire to emulate the gentry.
“For 12 arrows with peacocks feathers, purchased for the king 12d.” – Wardrobe Account of Edward 2nd.
Please contact us if this item is of interest, as we have a growing list of interested folk that enables us to seek larger quantity and a steady supply. We are taking request/pre-orders and all enquirers are welcome to speak directly to the owner of Shire Archery about this and other raw materials you may be after – no harm in asking and he often has a stash….
Left Wing, Right Wing