That sounds cool, these units all looked so amazing it would be a shame to not ever see them again.
So does that meen the mod isn't being released then?
The Kings and princes would wear them over armour sometimes maybe (seen at Firuzabad a few centuries earlier, and in Sogdian / Xinjiang art on kings and gods as jewellery), but not regular warriors.
Of course, like I have said this mod will never die, I'll just have to "Dominion of the Sword" it. It'll come out when it does, however, I'm looking to get my hard drive extracted by February, things have been going very well at work lately so with the new year may come new surprises.