Warn the other post-apocalyptic pirates that you're dangerous with this Radioactive Hazard leather pirate eye patch! Internationally recognized as the radiation hazard symbol, the trefoil icon is carved into the leather, tooled to add depth and dimensionality, and then painted bright yellow and black. Pirates foreign and domestic will know that you are not to be trifled with when you make this eye patch part of your costume.
I also make a see-through version of the Radiation Hazard eye patch, as well as many other eye patch designs (see the last photo for a few examples).
Please use caution and common sense when wearing an eye patch, as it can cause loss of depth perception and balance (and, of course, you lose a large portion of your range of vision as well). Do not wear a costume eyepatch while driving to the Halloween masquerade (or anywhere else). This is not a medical eyepatch. Please get your doctor's approval if you intend to use this over or in lieu of a medical eye patch.
Mythbusters did a piece about eye patches which showed the probable reason the eye patch is such an iconic wardrobe staple for pirate costumes. It's not because pirates were always losing an eye, but because the eyepatch helped them see better when they had to go from a bright sunny deck to the darkness below decks. They simply switched the patch to their other eye when they went below, so that the eye that had been shielded did not have to adjust to the darkness (which can take up to half an hour).
This beautiful Celtic Cat mask will be the elegant envy of the masquerade! A blue glass cat’s eye cabochon inset into the leather centers the Celtic Trinity knot, or triquetra, on the forehead. Simple and clever Celtic knots hint at...
This is a meta version of my traditional Jolly Roger pirate eye patch with a skull and crossbones. This grinning skull is wearing an eyepatch of his own! The skull and bones design is hand-carved into the leather and then...
Graduated holes that get progressively smaller (or progressively larger, depending where you start) give this sturdy bracelet an industrial feel, while still retaining the warmth of handmade jewelry and natural leather. This bracelet comes in three colors and two...
If the lion is king of beasts, then the fierce lioness is certainly the queen! This regal wild cat mask is handmade from a single piece of leather and dyed that classic tawny yellowish-brown lion color, and details are carved...