The Round Medieval Shield – Simple yet Beautifully Effective
Medieval Shields of Europe
There were many different styles of shields in Medieval Europe. The round shield was actually once of the most popular and useful. It was easy and intuitive to use, and with its circular shape, it was able to better deflect strikes, whilst avoiding damage to the integrity of the shield itself.
Who used these types of shield
Pretty much everyone. From the Vikings, the Saxons, and the Franks to name a few. Being simple to make and use, its no surprise it was s well liked.
We have two shields here on offer for you guys, the first one is the smaller one, and is styled after the Dark Ages and early Medieval shields. The second one is more closely related to the Viking shields and is larger and also had a red and black paint scheme. Whichever is your choice, you’re going to like having them around, they are cool toys and excellent for re enactments!
This first one is composed of 16 gauge steel. Weighs about 6 pounds and has a size of 21 1/2 x 21 1/2, priced at 84 dollars, CHECK IT OUT or click an image:
This next one is bigger, weighs 10 pounds. Sized at 29 5/8 by 29 5/8. Painted red and black price is $120, check it out here or click an image: