The world is eagerly waiting for the seventh season of the epic drama, ‘Game of Thrones’. The series is filled with thrill, drama, romance and suspense. With several awards in its kitty, GoT also has an amazing array of costumes, sets and swords. If you think that Jon Snow’s “Long Claw” or Arya Stark’s “Needle” are made in the US, then you are mistaken. The GoT series has more of a desi connection than you would have thought.
Jon Snow’s Long Claw Valyrian Steel
The Noida branch of Windlass is called RS Windlass & Sons and was created in 1991. It is a textile mill which has supplied various clothing items to famous Hollywood productions. Harry Potter’s Gryffindor school uniform, the robe Obi-Wan Kenobi wore in ‘Star Wars’ and Themistocles’ cape from ‘300’ were all manufactured in this mill. The company has also provided equipment and clothing to other movies like ‘Skyfall’, ‘The Mummy’ and ‘Gladiator’, among others.
Replicas of swords used in GoT Randommization
The company is privately owned and was established by Ved Prakash Windlass. Now, it has ventured into several services like military supplies, custom manufacturing, clothing manufacturing, swords refurbishment, design and manufacture of weapons. The swords used in GoT are made in India and in Spain and have been designed after extensive research in historical accuracy.