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Viking, conical and Slavic helmets
Conical spangenhelm was popular among Norman knight all over Europe in the XII century. This model is a type of medieval nasal helmet. Frame of this battle helmet represents metal strips. Plates are riveted to this framework with steel or brass rivets. Nasal plate and bar grill visor provide with perfect protection of face. Also, there is a plate which guards back part of neck. We recommend to complete this early medieval battle helm with mail aventail. You can use this custom handcrafted head protection for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Main photo shows early medieval helmet with following options: Cold-rolle...
This type of open conical helmet was very popular in Medieval Europe and the East during X-XIV centuries. It is called "Norman helm" or "Nasal helmet" (helmet with nasel) as Western historians call it. Helmet was used either with or without mail aventail for face and neck protection. Typical feature of this early combat helm is a nasal plate, which covers the nose and protects central part of the face. Nose guard is riveted to the dome with steel or brass rivets. We recommend wearing nasal helm over mail coif for better face and neck protection, as your medieval comrade in arms did. You can use this early head protection for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances M...
PLATE SCALE NECKLACE Scale aventails wasn't such a rarity through XIVth century, just take a look at St Mary's Basilica in Gdansk, Poland and Chroniques de Froissart kept in the Biblioteque Nationale at Paris. So when we were looking for something cool, brutal and buhurt-optimal to complete our cool new klappvisor bascinet we choose it - battle-ready scale aventail. Made of 1mm hardened steel and hammered for the fighters too brutal for delicate reenactment events. This scale aventail is a good stylization, based on St Mary's Basilica and Chroniques de Froissart pictures. Feel free to use it at SCA battle events, Battle of the Nations, most of medieval festivals, LARP events and...
Norman (Nasal) helmet is a type of early medieval conical combat helmet. You may see it on the Bayeux Tapestry. It appeared in the IX century and was in use until the XIII century. Typical feature of this head armor is a long nose-guard plate, attached to the dome and partially protected a face of warrior. Usually, nasal helmets were completed with mail aventail for face, neck and chest protection. Conical helmet has an installed bar-grill visor and back neck plates. Distance between the rods of visor is about 2 cm (less than 1 inch) that completely corresponds to SCA-standards. Main photo shows functional head armour with following options: Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; ...
Conical helmet with full neck protection is a stylization of medieval head armor. Battle helm is designed specially for SCA fights, combats, bohurts and medieval fencing. Shape of dome resembles Norman type conical helms. Non-movable visor has two eye slits and numerous holes for breathing. Solid back plate provides with neck protection. Functional helmet is fixed on the head with underchin leather belt and buckle. You can use this medieval style head armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Main photo shows closed helmet with following options: Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; Mirror polishing as finish treatment; St...
Early medieval helmet has a typical Phrygian shape of dome. Such battle head armor was widespread in Europe in the X-XII centuries. Visor is non-movable and supplied with eye slits and star-shaped holes for vision and breathing. Frontal part is reinforced with a riveted cross-shaped plate. For better protection of throat, neck and shoulders, we recommend to use Phrygian helmet of the XII century together with mail aventail. You can use this functional helmet for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events  ...
Norman helmet is a type of medieval metal nasal head protection, which was widespread in the Western and Eastern Europe in the X-XIV centuries. Flutes on the dome of this battle helm increase hardness and robustness of armor. Additionally, we supplied steel helmet with visor. Oculars and holes provide with good vision and free breathing during the battle. You can use this custom handcrafted head protection for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Main photo shows early medieval helmet with following options: Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; Mirror polishing as finish treatment; Brown leather belts; Steel nickel-plated bu...
Phrygian helmet is a type of ancient head armor of Alexander the Great epoch. Helm got its name from cap, which was worn by Thracians and Phrygians. There were soft caps (more often made of leather) with elongated and incurved apex. Crown of helmet is elongated and has slightly inclined top. There are nasal plate, cheek guard and neck plate from the back of helmet. Bar grill visor provides with perfect visibility and breathing during the bohurt of medieval fencing. Battle helm is reliably fixed on head with underchin leather belt. Our artisans make such functional medieval head protection by personal parameters of customer. You can use this metal head protection for: SCA ...
Helmet “Phrygian cap” got its name after Thracian cap, soft rounded cap with the top directed forward. It was called after Phrygia, an ancient country in the central part of Asia Minor. It is known as a symbol of freedom and revolution. Such was widely used by the tribes, who inhabited Thrace, Dacia and Dalmatia in ancient times. Later, this name spread on helmets with typical, leant forward, dome. Imprints of this helmet are often found on the graphic sources and bás-reliefs dated 12th - first half of 13th century. Helmet was in active use by Macedonian soldiers. As far as we know, only one specimen of this type of medieval helmets had been found as yet. There are plates on th...
Helmet from place called Tagancha, Porosie (Cherkasy region, Ukraine) was found in rich burial place and is considered to be high-status type of helmet. It is dated middle-end of XIII century - the early period of Golden Horde. Type II B in helmets' classification of A. Kirpichnikov. Dome has bell-shaped form and consists of two flush jointed pieces. Finial with spike is riveted to the crown. High spike is evident Mongolian sign. Forehead nasal plate with eye cutouts is also riveted. Upper figured part of plate has cross-shaped ward. There are loops for aventail in the lower outer part of helmet. Leather chin belt with buckle is installed from the inner side. This Rus helm is...
The Wollaston Helmet (also known as Pioneer Helmet) is a 7th century Anglo-Saxon helmet. It is named after the place Wollaston (Northamptonshire, England), where it was found in the 1997 year. This boar-crested helmet belongs to the group B1 in classification of Arwidsson. Helmet frame consists of the wide brow-band, nose-to-nape strip and lateral strip with one-piece-forged plates in the gaps. Over the strips, there are steel rods. Nose-to-nape band is extended to form a rounded nasel. Both, nasel and eye cutouts are edged with steel strips. Cheek plates are also edged, but with thicker strips and are attached to the brow-band with hinges. There is under-chin leather belt wit...
In front of you is a magnificent stylization of the steppe nomads and princedoms of Rus helmet (type IV according to Kirpichnikov's classification). This model of helmet was named in honor of Nikolskoye village, where it was found in 1866 and is dated by the late XII-XIII centuries. Interesting that this type of helmet firstly was thought to have disappeared in the XIII century as a result of the Tatar-Mongol invasion. However, judging by new data, it was in use until the XIV century. Helmet of Nikolskoe, The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia This is a special type of helmet in Eastern Europe and, in particular, in Rus from the midXII to XIV ...
Viking, conical and Slavic helmets
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It's really nice replica, workmanship is fantastic. Helm is light and fits my head perfectly. I added aventail so low-face is also protected now. Thanks a lot