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This is a simple flexible structural system scaled to a size where it's suitable for use on it's own as armour, or as a semi flexible skeleton on which to hang a larger costume. I'll refine the parts a fair bit, but I'll be keeping the 15mm ball size, and using it on more projects.
The 7mm diameter Bamboo rods I'm using, I get from the grocery store, as large size kabob skewers.
Here's a youtube video of it in the real world.