Our functional shields will protect you in all your quests. Whether you are in battle, reenacting, 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 for reenactments.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
$166.00 – $195.00
Boar Steel Battle Shield
item # S134
The Boar steel battle shield measures 18 inches across and 24 inches high. This SCA shield is constructed of 16 gauge steel and has a curved shape which represents a classic heater medieval style shield.
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.
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.
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.
$129.00 – $155.00
Campbell Steel Battle Shield
item # S143
The Campbell steel battle shields available in either a wall display version with a chain to hang it or a hand held, battle-ready version with heavy duty, 1.5-inch leather straps on the back. It is great for battle and reenactment.
$196.00 – $222.00
Charlemagne Steel Battle Shield
item # S149
Prove yourself a worthy knight under Charles the Great with the Charlemagne Steel Battle Shield in hand. Constructed from strong and durable 16-gauge steel, this historical reenactment shield raises your defense on the SCA battlefield.
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.
item # 801508
The Crusader Shield is solid shield that measures a full 32 inches tall and 20 inches wide. The Crusader Shield is made of curved wood, covered in a white canvas with a red (color may vary) painted cross emblazoned on the front.
$129.00 – $155.00
Crusader Steel Battle Shield
item # S120
This replica medieval shield is constructed of 16 gauge steel and measures 18 inches wide by 24 inches high. Crusader shields are hand-painted and then sprayed with a protective layer of polyurethane to preserve the artwork.
Dark Finished Wooden Battle Shield
item # S147
Defend yourself from the blows of your enemy with the Dark Finished Wooden Battle Shield. Great for reenactors, this hardwood shield features a traditional kite shape, lightweight design, and a stylish darkened finish.
$196.00 – $222.00
Double Eagle Steel Battle Shield
item # S150
Reclaim the lands for the sake of your kingdom with the Double Eagle Steel Battle Shield lending its power. Constructed from strong, durable 16-gauge steel, this historical reenactment shield raises your defense on the SCA battlefield.
Dragon Round Steel Battle Shield
item # S131
Dragon round steel battle shield is constructed of extra heavy duty 16 gauge roll formed steel. The Dragon round steel battle shield size is 22 inches in diameter with a heavy rolled edge, making it perfect for combat.
$147.00 – $174.00
Dragon Steel Battle Shield
item # S123
Dragon shields are hand-painted and then sprayed with a protective layer of polyurethane to preserve the artwork. The Dragon shield is available in either a wall display version or a hand held battle ready version.
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.
Early Wooden Roman Lion Face Shield
item # WS-97
The Early Wooden Roman Lion Face Shield takes the shape of a traditional roman shield, or scutum. This shield was designed with use and decoration in mind. Thus, the shield is not only attractive but also rugged and functional.
Flaming Eye Round Steel Battle Shield
item # S130
Flaming eye round steel battle shield is constructed of heavy duty 16 gauge roll formed steel. The shield is 22 inches in diameter with a rolled edge. This steel shield has a curved shape and has the classic style of the buckler.
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.