Vintage King Medieval LARP Warrior Wood & Steel Viking Round Shield, 24"
Vintage King Medieval LARP Warrior Wood & Steel Viking Round Shield Armor Shield SCA LARP 24 Inch Round Shield Great Finish, Brown
- Medieval Metal Shield History A Shield Is A Piece Of Personal Armor Held In The Hand Or Mounted On The Wrist Or Forearm.
- 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.
- Shields Vary Greatly In Size And Shape, Ranging From Large Panels That Protect The User's Whole Body To Small Models (Such As The Buckler) That Were Intended For Hand-To-Hand-Combat Use. Shields Also Vary A Great Deal In Thickness; Whereas Some Shields Were Made Of Relatively Deep, Absorbent, Wooden Planking To Protect Soldiers From The Impact Of Spears And Crossbow Bolts, Others Were Thinner And Lighter And Designed Mainly For Deflecting Blade Strikes.
- Finally, Shields Vary Greatly In Shape, Ranging In Roundness To Angularity, Proportional Length And Width, Symmetry And Edge Pattern; Different Shapes Provide More Optimal Protection For Infantry Or Cavalry, Enhance Portability, Provide Secondary Uses Such As Ship Protection Or As A Weapon And So On.
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.