Medieval round shield -2
Handmade round shield for battle. This shield is good for SCA, LARP and reenactment or battles with wooden, duralumin, steel weapon. Standard options: -plywood 8mm (0.31inches) -rendering for keeping safe from rotting. The color mathces natural wood -steel trims for decoration and durability -standard size 50cm (19.5inches) diameter -leather handle for comfortable wearing during battle Additional options: The shield can be made in different diameters for customer's choice. The trimms can be in brass or thick leather. We use thick good quality leather for the trims (3.5mm or 0.13inches) Decorative pai...
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...
Steel shield buckler
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. Fencing with sword and round shield buckler, miniature form Codex Manesse Miniature from fenc...
Kite shield with painting
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...
Buckler shield (for indepen...
This is a ready-to-go kit for independent assembly of the Buckler medieval shield. If you wish to assemble a shield for SCA combat, medieval fencing or LARP games, there's no need to make too much effort, spend time on the purchase of materials and bad shots. This shield is fully prepared for the assembly; all parts perfectly match each other. All you need to do is to drill holes and install rivets! The kit includes: - Umbon of 3.5 mm steel; - Plywood base (30 cm in diameter and 8 mm thick); - Ready and cut leather for edging; - Wooden handle; - Metal belt hook; - Set of rivets and washers Buckler is a type of medieval fist shield, which was popular among kn...
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...
Aquiline Creased Shield
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. 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 events Base price includes following options: Shield of size 45*60 cm (18*24 inches); Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; Sa...
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...
Triangle shield for reenact...
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 wood, covered with 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 Knights, weaponed...
Hoplite shield or hoplon
Hoplite shield (also known as hoplon or aspis) is a type of ancient shield, which was used by Ancient Greek soldiers called hoplites. Together with sword and spear, such shield was an essential part of warrior’s armament. Large concave shield was usually made of wood; some models had also bronze cover. Vatican shield is the only one aspis which was survived to this day. It is also known as Bomarzo shield, named after the place where it was found in 1830 year. It is kept in Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, Vatican now. Shield aspis, Vatican Ancient aspis shields were about 80-100 cm (32-40 inches) in diameter. Our model of Greek shield hoplon is in size of 80 cm (32 inches) at height ...
Gladiator shield is a square-shaped model of ancient armor, which was used by several types of gladiators, such as secutor, traex, murmillo. However, ancient shield were more curved; our model is quite flat. Fighting gladiators, fragment from Roman fresco Shield is made of plywood that makes this armor firm and light at the same time. Central part is reinforced with steel umbo. Ancient shield is trimmed with steel strips. You can use this functional battle shield for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Base price includes following options: Shield of size 45*60 cm (18*24 inches); Umbo of cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; ...
Medieval round shield
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...
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. You can use this functional battle round shield for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festiva...
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This shield is better than I could have hoped for. Excellent and well made design with beautiful decoration. Feels strong in your hand and is made from solid materials. It looks great in the pictures, but it looks even better in person. The decorative shield paint is very well executed. Everything about this shield has a nice look and feel to it. This shield would fit right in on the battlefields of medieval history .