Medieval Viking Shield Heavy Metal Fittings Shield 24" / 30"
Medieval Viking Round Shield Heavy Metal Fitting Shield Wooden Handcrafted Shield Battle Ready Cosplay Functional Shield
- The Viking Shield Is Round Because This Shape Is Agile And Easy To Maneuver While Being Gripped From Its Center. Painting The Shield Coats The Grain In The Wood Planks To Prevent Splitting While Acting As A Sealant Against Moisture.
- A Round Shield Can Refer To Any Type Of Hand-Held Shield That Has A Round Shape. Although Offering Less Protection, Especially To The Legs Than The Kite Shield, The Round Shield Was Sometimes Used As An Offensive Weapon. Shield Is Definitely Not A Weapon (No Weapon Stats), And There Are Currently No Enchantments To Make It A Weapon.
- This Is A Feature Designed For A Brawler Style (Hand Free For Grappling) Or A Sword And Board Fighter. Shields Are Used To Intercept Specific Attacks, Whether From Close-Ranged Weaponry Or Projectiles Such As Arrows, By Means Of Active Blocks, As Well As To Provide Passive Protection By Closing One Or More Lines Of Engagement During Combat. Dating Back As Far As The Ninth Century, The Berserker Norse Warriors Were Said To Be Able To Do Things Normal Humans Could Not.
- According To Ancient Legend, The Berserkers Were Indestructible, And No Weapon Could Break Them From Their Trance.
Unless indicated differently in each product description, our shields are made out of 15mm thick birch plywood and consolidated by a steel hand-hammered umbo and iron bolts.
Shipping & Returns
Shipping & Returns
We offer free US shipping. The average estimated shipping time is 30 days, including a 7 to 15 days of production for our more complex handmade crafts.
Unless advised otherwise under each product listing, we have a 30-day return policy and a hassle free return policy if you are not satisfied with your item. Terms and conditions apply.
Unless indicated otherwise, our shields have a 24 inches diameter (61 cm) and weights around 6.6 pounds (3 kg)
Because these are handmade products made with real wood blanks the sizes, textures and overall appearance may vary from the product photos and description. Some blanks might be smaller than anticipated, or larger sizes too thick to transport at a low cost.
We recommend applying three or four times per year some beeswax polish to protect the wood surface from moisture and sunlight. Apply the oil onto a lint-free cloth and rub into the wooden surface following the direction of the grain. Leave for 3-4 minutes and buff over with a clean cloth.
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Authentic Viking Craftsmanship
We take great pride in creating by hand, and with the highest quality materials authentic viking crafts for raiding, display, and collection purposes.
Shields are expensive to ship; they are often large and heavy. But we want to make sure that you never get surprised by this high cost. This means that we sometimes lose money shipping to the far reaches of the U.S. At the end of the day, we care more about sharing this passion for Norse heritage with you than the money we make.
If you aren't happy, or decide you want a different design, we have an easy exchange program for our shields. Just return ship the item and as soon as we receive it, we'll dispatch your replacement within 2 business days.