Functional Shields

Our functional shields will protect you in all your quests. Whether you are in battle, re-enacting, on stage (theater) or fighting off a dragon to protect your castle and fair lady, a good functional shield is necessary. Functional shields are made of the best possible materials. Our functional shields include Scottish Targe, steel bucklers, and the Viking shield. These functional shields are battle ready and can be used in the SCA or LARP events.
Archers Buckler Shield
Archers Buckler Shield

Item #: AH-3991

The buckler was designed to be a companion that a warrior would use in melee combat. Thus, this Archers Buckler Shield is the perfect shield for an archer, who would only use their shield when they entered into close quarters combat.

Price: $65.00
Blank Heater Shield
Blank Heater Shield

Item #: AH-6758

There are so many possibilities when it comes to this Blank Heater Shield. You can leave it as-is, of course, and carry it into battle without any problems, or you can take it as a canvas, one that allows you to create your own design!

Price: $99.00
Blank Kite Shield
Blank Kite Shield

Item #: AH-6757

Every warrior of note had his or her own heraldries to display on their shield, and this Blank Kite Shield gives you the chance to do just that! Of course, it is also ready to go as-is, assuming you would rather just leave it be.

Price: $121.00
Blank Linen Covered Wooden Shield
Blank Linen Covered Wooden Shield

Item #: AH-6756

If you are looking for an unadorned shield to carry into battle, then you have found just what you need in this Blank Linen Covered Wooden Shield. Of course, this is also the shield to consider if you want to paint your own shield!

Price: $135.00
Blank Roman Scutum Shield
Blank Roman Scutum Shield

Item #: AH-3853NP

Among the Roman fighting forces, no shield was as preferred as the traditional scutum, and for good reason. It offered superior defensive capabilities. With this Blank Roman Scutum Shield, you can take the time to create your very own.

Price: $171.00
Blank Round Shield
Blank Round Shield

Item #: AH-6768R

For many warriors, their shield was a personal work, emblazoned with their house seal, family crest, or personal crest. This Blank Round Shield allows you to create your own shield, to show off whatever design you wish to carry.

Price: $135.00
Brass Riveted Buckler
Brass Riveted Buckler

Item #: AH-4353

The buckler is one of the smallest shields favored by warriors in the medieval and renaissance era, but size hardly makes it less effective. With its construction, this Brass Riveted Buckler stands alone as a defensive implement.

Price: $69.00
Brass Riveted Scottish Targe
Brass Riveted Scottish Targe

Item #: AH-3995

Based on the design of the targe, this Brass Riveted Scottish Targe recreates the look of this traditional Highland shield, while also featuring a distinctive and iconic design that makes it quite the impressive sight to see, too.

Price: $156.00
Brass Square Roman Shield Boss
Brass Square Roman Shield Boss

Item #: AH-6753

A shield boss is a raised section, often made of metal, at the center of the shield with the purpose of deflecting blows away from the shield. This Brass Square Shield Boss is perfect piece to mount on your own shields.

Price: $68.00
Brass Studded Scottish Targe
Brass Studded Scottish Targe

Item #: AH-3999

The preferred shield of the Highland warrior was the targe. Slightly smaller than the medieval round shield, this Brass Studded Scottish Targe is a reproduction of the Scottish shield, in all its impressive detail and adorned glory.

Price: $195.00
Crusader Shield
Crusader Shield

Item #: AH-6708

A knights face could not always be seen in battle, so sometimes they were identified first by their heraldries. This Crusader Shield possesses a simple heraldry, depicting a red cross charge emblazoned on a bright yellow field.

Price: $171.00
Dark Finished Wooden Battle Shield
Dark Finished Wooden Battle Shield

Item #: S147

Defend yourself from the blows of your enemy with the Dark Finished Wooden Battle Shield. Great for LARPers and reenactors, this hardwood shield features a traditional kite shape, lightweight design, and a stylish darkened finish.

Price: $188.00
Decorative Square Roman Shield Boss
Decorative Square Roman Shield Boss

Item #: AH-6750

A shield boss is a raised section, often made of metal, at the center of the shield with the purpose of deflecting blows away from the shield. This Decorative Square Shield Boss is perfect piece to mount on your own shields.

Price: $99.00
Dura Europos 3rd Century Legionary Scutum
Dura Europos 3rd Century Legionary Scutum

Item #: AH-6718L

So named because the original shield was found in the same-named ruins, the Dura Europos 3rd Century Legionary Scutum is a recreation of a legionary shield that was originally found at the Roman outpost of Dura Europos, in Syria.

Price: $333.00
Embossed Brass Roman Shield Boss
Embossed Brass Roman Shield Boss

Item #: AH-6755

A shield boss is a raised section, often made of metal, at the center of the shield with the purpose of deflecting blows away from the shield. This Embossed Brass Shield Boss is perfect piece to mount on your own rounded shields.

Price: $113.00
Fleur Cross Medieval Round Shield
Fleur Cross Medieval Round Shield

Item #: AH-3980A

For a medieval soldier, a good shield was the difference between life and death. This Fleur Cross Medieval Round Shield brings to life the wheel-shape of the shield, with touches of detail that make it a defense for any warrior.

Price: $108.00
Fluted Buckler - 12 Inch
Fluted Buckler - 12 Inch

Item #: AB0123

The buckler was one of the longest lived of all arms. It was used from the 12th century all the way to the 18th century. Its small size allowed it to be both maneuverable and mobile and manufactured from 14 gauge steel. 12 Inch diameter.

Price: $45.00
Fluted Buckler - 15 Inch
Fluted Buckler - 15 Inch

Item #: AB0124

The buckler was one of the longest lived of all arms. It was used from the 12th century all the way to the 18th century. Its small size allowed it to be both maneuverable and mobile and manufactured from 14 gauge steel. 15 Inch diameter.

Price: $65.00
Fluted Buckler - 9 Inch
Fluted Buckler - 9 Inch

Item #: AB0122

The buckler was one of the longest lived of all arms. It was used from the 12th century all the way to the 18th century. Its small size allowed it to be both maneuverable and mobile and manufactured from 14 gauge steel. 9 Inch diameter.

Price: $39.00
Greek Aspis Shield
Greek Aspis Shield

Item #: AH-3721

Every Greek warrior traditionally carried a shield into battle. It was standard equipment and it factored into their battle tactics heavily. There is no better example of a classic, early Greek shield then this Greek Aspis Shield.

Price: $201.00
Greek Gold Lambda Steel Shield
Greek Gold Lambda Steel Shield

Item #: WS-112

This Greek Gold Lambda Steel Shield will make you feel like a Spartan out of history when you carry it. Inspired by Greek history and Spartan design, this simple yet effective shield is among the best defenses against an enemy.

Price: $356.00
Greek Laconia Shield
Greek Laconia Shield

Item #: AH-6139-TH007

Emblazoned with the Greek symbol lambda, this shield is symbolic of Lacedaemon, better known as Sparta. The Greek Laconia Shield is a wood shield of Greek design, making it a symbol of personal preference to have in your look.

Price: $245.00
Heraldic Eagle Heater Shield
Heraldic Eagle Heater Shield

Item #: AH-3890E

Even in the medieval age, eagles were thought to be kings of the air. This Heraldic Eagle Heater Shield is emblazoned with the eagle as its main charge, which serves not only as a kingly defense, but also as a great heraldic style.

Price: $123.00
Historic Shield Boss
Historic Shield Boss

Item #: MH-MI1262

Add the Historic Shield Boss to round shields for help deflecting blows, or attach it to plain shields for extra detail and interest. This mild steel shield boss is great for custom building your own historic reenactment shield.

Price: $19.00
Knotted Fox Shield
Knotted Fox Shield

Item #: AH-3969

This classic kite shield is just the defense that a warrior would want to carry into battle. Even better, this Knotted Fox Shield is more than just a solid defense, as it features an impressive design that is quite eye-catching.

Price: $99.00
Large Dome Shield Boss - 14 Gauge
Large Dome Shield Boss - 14 Gauge

Item #: AB3997

Ideal for crafting your own wooden shield, this Large Dome Shield Boss - 14 Gauge provides extra room for armored gloves. The steel bosses are spun and then polished to remove spinning marks, then pre drilled for your convenience.

Price: $25.00
Large Dome Shield Boss - 18 Gauge
Large Dome Shield Boss - 18 Gauge

Item #: AB3998

Ideal for crafting your own wooden shield, this Large Dome Shield Boss - 18 Gauge provides extra room for armored gloves. The steel bosses are spun and then polished to remove spinning marks, then pre drilled for your convenience.

Price: $35.00
Leather Covered Buckler - 12 Inch
Leather Covered Buckler - 12 Inch

Item #: AB0114

The buckler was one of the longest lived of all arms. It was used from the 12th century all the way to the 18th century. Its small size allowed it to be both maneuverable and mobile and manufactured from 14 gauge steel. 12 Inch diameter.

Price: $55.00
Leather Covered Buckler - 15 Inch
Leather Covered Buckler - 15 Inch

Item #: AB0115

The buckler was one of the longest lived of all arms. It was used from the 12th century all the way to the 18th century. Its small size allowed it to be both maneuverable and mobile and manufactured from 14 gauge steel. 15 Inch diameter.

Price: $69.00
Leather Covered Buckler - 9 Inch
Leather Covered Buckler - 9 Inch

Item #: AB0113

The buckler was one of the longest lived of all arms. It was used from the 12th century all the way to the 18th century. Its small size allowed it to be both maneuverable and mobile and manufactured from 14 gauge steel. 9 Inch diameter.

Price: $45.00
Linen Covered Roman Wooden Shield
Linen Covered Roman Wooden Shield

Item #: AH-3853L

Every soldier in the Roman army was expected to carry a shield. Like the Spartans before, the Romans tactics utilized shield-wall formations, creating impenetrable barriers made up of these iconic Linen Covered Roman Wooden Shields.

Price: $252.00
Medieval Shield Boss
Medieval Shield Boss

Item #: MH-MI1261

Equip your favorite round shield with the Medieval Shield Boss to help deflect the blows of enemies or just to add a little interest to an otherwise plain shield. This round, unadorned shield boss is practical, versatile, and sleek.

Price: $19.00