Check out this video from Chemical Reaction Tutorials (CRTutorials). If you love filmmaking, prop making, editing and everything else that goes along with making movies, then you'll want to see what Adam has to say about gauntlets.
Adam explains how to create vambrace forearm armor film props. A vambrace is a piece of armor for the arm, especially for the forearm. You'll need some cardboard, masking tape, scissors, hot glue gun, paper mache or paper-mâché (newspapers, flour and water), and paint.