Round shield is one of the most well-known type of medieval knight armor. Shields appeared in the ancient times and could have various shapes and sizes. However, wooden shield was quite widespread as among ancient warriors, so middle ages’ soldiers. Round shield with or without umbo (round steel plate in the center of shield) are widely pictured in the medieval manuscripts, paintings, effigies and other historical sources. Knights with round shields, fragment from Stuttgart psalter, 801-805 years Infantry with round shield, fragment from Madrid Skylitzes, Codex Græcus Matritensis Ioannis Skyllitzes, 1100-1200 years Warriors armed with round shield, spears and sword...
Handcrafted medieval round shield is the best choice for battles with wooden, duralumin or steel weapon. Round shields were very popular type of armor among knights of all military branches starting the ancient times. You may see this defense on numerous miniatures, frescoes, paintings, etc. Quite often, knight shield were decorated with heraldic emblem of owner or some ornamented patterns. Warriors armed with round shields and spears, fragment from Navarre Picture Bible, 1197 year Knights with round shields, fragment from History of the Crusades, 1300-1325 years You can use this functional battle round shield for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval f...
Triangle shield or heater shield is a type of medieval knight shield, which was widespread in the XII-XV centuries among European warriors. This defense was evolved from kite shield. Usually, heater shield were made of playwood, covered with fabric or leather and trimmed with metal or leather. However, quite often there were models made of steel. Heater shield was very popular because of its easy design and inexpensive manufacture. In addition, such shield were lightweight and defended significant part of warrior’s body. You may see it on the numerous miniatures, effigies and other medieval pieces of art. Dierick von der Merwede, 1452 year. Incised effigial slabs Kni...
Steel shield is a model of medieval knight defense, more known as triangle or heater shield. Medieval armor of similar shape and different sizes were in wide use by infantry and cavalry starting the XII century. There are many historical sources, where you can see images of heater shield. Soldier weaponed with heater shield, fragment from Bible Historiale, 1300-1325 years Cavalrymen holding triangle shields, fragment from Roman de toute chevalerie, 1308-1312 years This knight steel shield is perfect weapon for battles with wooden, steel or duralumin weapon. Base price includes following options: Type of metal – cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; Size of shield...
Kite shield is a type of medieval defense, which was popular in the X-XIV centuries all over Europe and Rus’. It is also known as almond shield due to its shape, pointing at the bottom. Shields of such unique shape are depicted on the famous Bayeux Tapestry and are one of the most recognizable types of Norman warrior armament. Cavalry and infantry with kite shields, fragment from Bayeux Tapestry Soldiers with kite shields, fragment from manuscript Dijon BM MS.14 Bible of Stephen Harding Popularization of kite shields in medieval times was related to development of cavalry. It was used by mounted knights in order to protect left side of warrior (leg and upper part o...
Bucklers are traditionally small shields used to deflect the blows of an opponents sword. Steel shield buckler is a type of additional medieval defense. Buckler was known from the VIII century in Byzantine Empire and became very popular among medieval European warrior in XII-XVI centuries. Lightness and small size allow easy attaching this shield on the belt - a hook is installed form the inside. Handle is covered with leather and is bolted with two rivets. Edge of buckler is trimmed with steel strip. Diameter of this small shield is 23 cm (9 inches). Base price includes: Cold-rolled steel 1.0 mm; Satin polishing Main photo shows medie...
A specially designed medieval shield used by archers and crossbowmen. Created with a conclave – sloping - pattern, it would be worn on the back easily. Size of this pavize shield is 65x40x22 cm (25.59x15.74x8.66 in). Small pavise shield with Saint George and the crest of the town of Nuremburg Circa 1480 Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin Infantry shield – Pavize, Date: ca. 1450. Geography: possibly Chomutov. Culture: Bohemian, possibly Chomutov (now Czech Republic). Medium Base price includes following options: Edging – no Decoration – no Handle – steel Main photo shows authentic medieval pavize shield wi...
We present to your attention a terribly cool thing, simply must-have in every self-respecting man inventory - Medieval shield with leather edge. Even if you're not a fighter! But damn it! How can you live if you still don't have such a cool heater shield, made of real wooden boards, and edged with leather?! And the leather handles? Just look at these luxurious leather belts! Triangle shields like that were really popular among European knights in the XII-XV centuries. Evolved from kite shields, this triangle cutie was very popular because of simple design and inexpensive manufacturing. *** Base price includes following options: Size of shield – 45*60 cm (18*...
Steel shield buckler is a type of additional medieval defense. Buckler was known from the VIII century in Byzantine Empire and became very popular among medieval European warrior in XII-XVI centuries. Diameter of this small shield varied from 20 to 40 cm. Our model has diameter 30 cm (12 inches), however we may change it by your wish. Bucklers were usually made of steel but there were wooden or combined (wood and metal, wood and leather) models, too. This medieval shield of round shape was most popular, though shield of other shapes can be seen on bas-reliefs and miniatures. Video review here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7YnjaB6Ma4 Fencing with sword and round...
Aquiline creased shield is a type of medieval knight shield of the XV-XVI centuries among cavalrymen. Creased center of shield overrides a blow well. Such battle shields were usually decorated with heraldic emblem of owner. Edges are trimmed either with steel or brass strips. Leather or steel handle allow good and reliable hold of this weapon during the fight. The green shield ( photo 4,5,6) is an example of how we can make a unique emblem painting according to your sketch. Image of Johann II, 1357 year. Historischer Verein für Oberfranken You can use this functional battle shield for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment even...
Take it to any SCA or LARP events, make a parade of it at Stage performances, this fully hand-crafted shield is good enough for any of them. This shield was made to unique customer design with individual additions. Such as runes and wolf/lion`s head. It is an example of craftsmanship work. You can order your personal etching pattern and main symbol. Main photo shows shield with following options: 110 cm high Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; Mirror polishing and blueing as finish treatment; Decorative brass 1.0 mm edging and applique of the Lion-Wolf coat of arms, battle cry and motto; Decorative etching; Steel rivets. As an additional optio...
Buckler (French bouclier 'shield', from Old French “bocle”, boucle 'boss') is a small shield with diameter from 15 to 45 cm (6 to 18 inches). Fist shields of this type are known from Germanic and Celtic tribes. There are Byzantine frescoes of the 8th - 7th centuries, which show the foot soldiers with small fists shields. This type of medieval shields was very popular in the 12th - 16th centuries, until it was replaced with dague. The decline of bucklers was also caused by growing popularity of firearms. You may see fist shield buckler on the numerous images in medieval manuscripts, fencing manuals, bas-reliefs and other historical sources. Such sh...
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It's gorgeous. Leather edge, custom painting, leather handle, size, material, it all fits just what I desired. Adam says it all. It made its way here well wrapped, very safe from damage. Not sure how to say it, but it feels good to hold and use