Kevin Vanderveer's Profile
Early on, I developed an interest in fantasy (beiginning with the Chronicles of Narnia and followed by Tolkien), which ultimately led me to an exploration of its core elements--medieval history, theology, philosophy, and mythology. I write fantasy fiction and am a member of Fantasy & Legends Organization, a group that promotes the ideals and creative spirit found in fantasy and mythology.
I also make chainmail, of course. I made my own chainmail armour out of spring-tempered stainless steel, which led, in turn, to crafting steel chainmail jewelry. For me armour is the ultimate symbol of the knight. With the flesh cloaked behind a curtain of steel, armour has come to represent all the ideals we would attach to the invisible person. The spirit of chivalry, hidden inside the individual, is brought to the surface by the mask of steel that frees our mind from judgment based on physical…
- Joined November 25, 2009
- Kevin Vanderveer
- Newington, CT, United States