I'll have to bother him
How are his prices? I'm not expecting something ludicrously cheap, but I can't afford to drop $800 on a bridle alone
I'll probably cast the decorative pieces myself, commission a sculptor to sculpt the design. Then mold it, cast it, etc.
If I can cast a perfect match of a roosters comb, I can cast a silver pieces for my tack -viking stance-
I've been puttering around on a sketch for a custom bit as well. Just the shanks, the mouthpiece would be a mullen. I'm afraid to send it to the bit maker, I think I'd faint at the quote.