Medieval Shields were developed to shield, or protect, a soldier from the direct shots from the weapons of their enemies. In Medieval ages shields were sometimes used as a weapon as well. There are many types of medieval and viking shields: Kite shield, Heater shield, Buckler shield, Targe shield, Pavise shields and Bouche shields.
Usually shields were made from several materials such as wood, leathel and metal. The type of wood was defined by the needs of the warrior. For example, weight of the viking shield was around 5 kg, Roman shield was 10 kg and Pavise shield was 4-5 kg. The painting of the shield usually represented the country or a family. The shields in our shop are battle shields, they can be used for the historical reenacnment battles. In addition, we make CUSTOM SHIELDS which means that we can make any painting on the front side, even the most complicated ones.