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Round Viking Dragon Shield with Boss

$175.00

Item # WS-110

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Description

This original shield was inspired by the shields historically used by the Viking people. The Round Viking Dragon Shield with Boss is a simple yet appealing shield that would look just as great hung on a wall as it would in a warriors capable hands. This shield features an attractive double-headed dragon design that wraps around the shields central boss against a muted brown background. The dragon design is white and depicts a long, neck-like structure that connects two vicious, roaring dragon heads. Their necks both feature elaborate fins while their combined belly is lined and smooth. The central boss of the shield is flattened metal that is nevertheless quite sturdy. The border of the shield is black and uses stainless steel studs as additional lining and decoration. The shield measures approximately 25 inches in diameter, which is large enough that when worn, the shield covers the arm up to and beyond the elbow. You can basically rest assured that when used in a combative situation, this shield is large enough to provide more than adequate protection. The shield is made from 0.5 inch thick smooth composite wood, which offers considerably more strength and durability then traditional plywood. The back of the shield features a pair of leather straps which are used to secure the arm along the back of the shield during use. One strap goes over and around the forearm, while the other is intended to be gripped and held by the hand. Several coats of varnish have been applied as a topcoat to the painted surface of the shield as well, in order to help protect it throughout the years. Time and experience will tell you that the Round Viking Dragon Shield with Boss is a well-balanced shield that is as deserving of a place on your wall as it is a place by your side in battle.

Key Features:

  • Includes Straps
  • Historically Accurate Shield Shape
  • Great For Theatrical Productions And SCA Re-enactments
  • Hand-painted Design

Materials:

  • Solid Wood Construction from Smooth Composite Wood
  • Bordered with Stainless Steel Studs

Measurements:

  • Shield Diameter: 25 Inches
  • Shield Thickness: 0.5 Inch

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