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German Morion 1580




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German Morion 1580

Default options
  • Metal for helmet dome cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm (14 ga)
  • Fastenings leather straps with steel nickel-plated buckles
  • Color of leather fastening brown
  • Rivets steel nails
  • Fast Shipping  Absent
  • Finish treatment satin polishing
  • Visor standard visor for this model
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Custom made

This item is a custom-made, which means that our crafters use individual body measurements of a client for manufacture. Such type of manufacturing provides with a perfect fit of an item.

Sewn padded cap
Manufacturing time
Metal for helmet dome
Color of leather fastening
Fast Shipping
Finish treatment


Morion is a Renaissance helmet. Typical features are high comb and wide brims curved up from the front and back. This knight armor appeared in Spain in the early XVI century. Mostly lance knight wore morion and in time, this late helm became an armour element of palace guard. Morion was also used by sellswords landsknechts.

There were two way of morion making: whole-hammered of one piece of metal and decorated with ornamental etching (more expensive models) and morions made of several pieces of metal.

This custom-made head armor may be completed with bar grill or meshed visor for face protection.

You can use this functional German helmet for:

  • SCA
  • HEMA
  • Larp
  • Stage performances
  • Medieval festivals
  • Reenactment events


Main photo shows morion with following options:

  • Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm;
  • Mirror polishing and painting as finish treatment;
  • Steel rivets;
  • Steel nickel-plated buckle;
  • Brown leather belt;
  • Sewn liner;
  • Decorative brass strips;
  • Bar grill visor and mesh plate for neck protection

Base price includes following options:

  • Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm;
  • Satin polishing as finish treatment;
  • Brown leather belts;
  • Steel nickel-plated buckles;
  • Steel rivets;
  • Sewn liner

In options, you may choose another type and thickness of metal, color of belts, finish treatment and decoration. Decoration of this helmet can include round brass strip with steel circles and brass crest. The price for decoration must be calculated separately and depend on your wishes. Please write us email to [email protected] and tell what type of decoration you want. 

Benefits, which you’ll get, if you buy medieval helmet at Steel Mastery:

  1. Custom-made high-quality metal body armor, handcrafted by your individual parameters;
  2. Reliability and comfortable wearing for years;
  3. Product made by experienced blacksmiths, who really know how to make a good armor;
  4. Convenient payment systems (Paypal, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard, American Express);
  5. Flexible return system in case if you don’t like an item.

You may also like these late medieval helmets: armet, part of full garniture of George Clifford, end of the XVI century; armet, closed helmet of the XVI century.

In section “Helmets”, you can see all models that we offer for ordering. If you didn’t find any for your taste and wish, please send us photo and description of the required model and we will make it for you.


If you don’t like the received product for any reason, you may send it back to us within 14 days. If the received item has defects or does not fit your parameters, we will make a new item and send it to you at our costs. If postal service lost your parcel, we make a search of it. If parcel could not be found, we make new item at our expenses.


We ship orders via National Postal Service, who carries order to your local post office. Upon shipping, we provide you with tracking number of parcel. If you need express delivery (DHL, TNT, etc.), please contact us.


Every product is handcrafted and requires time for manufacture. Approximate time:

  • Gambeson and padded armor – 8-9 weeks;
  • Costumes and other clothing – 4-6 weeks;
  • Brigandines – 3-4 months;
  • Leather accessories 2-4 weeks;
  • Metal armor – 2-5 months.

Please contact us if you would like to know more precise terms.

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