Functional Shields from Medieval Collectables

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.
Round Wooden Viking ShieldRound Wooden Viking Shield
Item #801108
Our Round Viking Shield is made from solid wood which has been prestained a dark brown. The center features a steel boss with decorative steel strips as well as a complete steel rim which helps protect the edge of the shield.
Price: $175.00
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
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 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
Steel Greek 300 Spartan Shield
Item #WS-83
This custom Greek shield is made of thick dished steel with a rolled edge. It is concave or domed in the traditional Greek hoplite style. The Steel Greek 300 Spartan Shield features the Lambda design of Sparta in metallic gold.
Price: $320.00
300 Spartan Shield Licensed Replica
Item #881004
This massive shield is made of steel and richly plated with antiques brass. It is fully lined on the inside and features leather hand holds. It includes a certificate of Authenticity featuring the stunning work of Frank Miller.
Price: $395.00
Steel Captain America And Punisher Shield
Item #WS-6
Available here is an amazing life size custom made Punisher shield inspired by Marvels Blood and Glory comics with Captain America. The Steel Captain America and Punisher Shield is a one of a kind item and not sold anywhere else.
Price: $320.00
Steel Greek Corinthian Dove Shield
Item #WS-45
The Steel Greek Corinthian Dove Shield is a beautiful concave or dome-shaped shield like the traditional Greek hoplite shields of old. The shield features a classic Corinthian Dove design, a symbol used on many Greek shields.
Price: $330.00
Steel Captain America Shield
Item #WS-41
This amazing life size custom made Captain America style shield made of thick dished steel. This shield is heavier, stronger, more durable, and more dent-resistant than other Captain America shields, making it a great choice.
Price: $320.00
Scottish Culloden Targe
Item #AH-PRH303
The Scottish Culloden Targe, as a restored recreation, is based on a historical piece that was captured during the Battle of Culloden in 1746, during the Jacobite Rising, and has since been kept in the Museum of Royal Armouries.
Price: $225.00
Steel Greek Spartan Shield
Item #WS-54
The Steel Greek Spartan Shield is a beautiful custom made Greek Shield featuring a Spartan helmet design inspired by actual ancient Greek art. The shield is made of heavy dished steel, and the design has been meticulously hand-painted.
Price: $330.00
Wooden Oval Roman Shield
Item #801068
We are excited to offer this wooden oval cavalry shield, which is covered front and back with leather. It has a black steel boss, is decorated with gold leather wings and lightning on the face, and has arm straps on the back.
Price: $160.00
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
Trojan War Shield
Item #AH-6119
The shield was an important part of Greek tactics, and it was rare for a Greek warrior to ever go into battle without one. The Trojan War Shield is an effective shield, one that is modeled after those used by the warriors of Troy.
Price: $306.00
Steel Domed Shield
Item #800176
Popular from the 13th to the 17th century, small shields such as this Steel Domed Shield were preferred over full sized shields for their lighter weight and increased mobility. This functional round shield is made from 18 gauge steel.
Price: $90.00
Steel Greek Scorpion Shield
Item #WS-53
The Steel Greek Scorpion Shield is a beautiful custom made Greek Shield featuring a scorpion design inspired by ancient Greek art. The shield has a metallic gold background and is made of heavy dished steel.
Price: $350.00
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
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
Plain Buckler - 9 Inch
Item #AB0116
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: $35.00
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
Medieval Buckler by Cold SteelMedieval Buckler by Cold Steel
Item #07-92BKPB
A traditional shield typically required the full use of an arm to wield properly, and could also limit the wielders agility and mobility slightly. The same could not be said of the Cold Steels recreation of this Medieval Buckler.
Price: $45.99
On Sale For: $36.80
Steel Greek Bull Shield
Item #WS-113
A Greek Hoplite could not ask for a better shield than the Steel Greek Bull Shield. This shield is a faithful reproduction of a Greek-styled shield made from quality materials and features several intriguing and useful features.
Price: $558.00
Steel Greek Bull Shield
Item #WS-44
The Steel Greek Bull Shield is a beautiful concave or dome shaped shield like the traditional Greek hoplite shields of old. The shield bears a classic Greek Bull design, a symbol of strength and valor.
Price: $320.00
Plated Buckler - 9 Inch
Item #AB0119
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
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
Wooden Templar Shield
Item #801570
This high quality shield is made of curved wood and is heavily padded with a durable canvas. The black and white shield has adjustable arm straps and padded arm guard on the back to ensure the utmost functionality.
Price: $145.00
Scalloped Buckler Leather Covered - 9 Inch
Item #AB0125
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
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
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
Steel Boss - 6 InchSteel Boss - 6 Inch
Item #AB0128
This shield boss is made of spun 14 gauge steel and is polished to remove the spinning marks. This steel boss is ideal for making your own shield. This steel shield boss has 6 holes for mounting and weighs 9.6 ounces. 6 Inch diameter.
Price: $12.50
Round Dragon Knot Viking Shield
Item #AH-4374
Many Norse warriors attempted to emulate the qualities of ferocious beasts, either by berserking or by adopting their images. This Round Dragon Knot Viking Shield is one such attempt to harness the power of the legendary dragon.
Price: $178.00
Yellow and Red Wolf Heater Shield
Item #AH-3894N
Surprisingly, the wolf, while not commonly seen in heraldries, was often seen on warriors. This Yellow and Red Wolf Heater Shield lets a warrior wear the wolf as heraldry when they head into battle, trusting this predator to protect them.
Price: $113.00
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
Wooden Roman Shield
Item #AH-3853W
Every soldier in the Roman army was expected to carry a shield. Like the Spartans before, the Romans tactics utilized shield-walls, creating almost impenetrable barriers made up of these impressive and iconic Wooden Roman Shields.
Price: $189.00
Plain Buckler - 15 Inch
Item #AB0118
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: $59.00
Plated Buckler - 12 Inch
Item #AB0120
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: $49.00
Talhoffer Buckler
Item #AB3397
The Talhoffer buckler is well known from Talhoffers Fechtbuch illustrations. The curled holly-leaf shape, with its fluting and spikes, is a departure from the norm but it serves well as a memento of this famous fight master.
Price: $95.00
Plated Buckler - 15 Inch
Item #AB0121
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
Wooden Lion Buckler Shield
Item #WS-42
The Wooden Lion Buckler Shield a hand-painted wooden Buckler Shield featuring an original black Lion designs on an airbrushed sunset background. The shield has a single leather strap attached to the back to be gripped with one hand.
Price: $45.00
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
Round Horse Warrior Viking Shield
Item #AH-4370
Norse culture gave rise to some of the greatest warriors of an age, and this Round Horse Warrior Viking Shield shows a bit of the nuance to their culture, depicting an animal that was revered by Norsemen and Vikings through the years.
Price: $187.00
Scalloped Buckler Leather Covered - 12 Inch
Item #AB0126
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
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
Scalloped Buckler Leather Covered - 15 Inch
Item #AB0127
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
Steel Boss - 7.5 Inch
Item #AB0129
This shield boss is made of spun 14 gauge steel and is polished to remove the spinning marks. This steel boss is ideal for making your own shield. This steel shield boss has 6 holes for mounting and weighs 1 pound. 7.5 Inch diameter.
Price: $19.00
Plain Buckler - 12 Inch
Item #AB0117
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
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
St. George Shield
Item #AH-3973
This shield derives its name from its simple design. Featuring a straight-lined cross across its surface, this St. George Shield features the cross of St. George, although it is featured in non-traditional colors of orange and white.
Price: $77.00
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
Italian Buckler
Item #802331
The practiced use of sword and buckler was wide spread throughout Europe by the Renaissance, with both rapier and cut and thrust swords being carried and used on an everyday occurrence, especially by rival Italian families.
Price: $95.00
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
Roman Republic Scutum
Item #AH-6128
Perhaps one of the most iconic symbols of the Roman soldier was his shield, and this Roman Republic Scutum is a faithful reproduction of a detailed Roman shield that any soldier might have carried, either into battle or home in parade.
Price: $270.00
Wooden Crusader Lion Shield
Item #AH-3890
In the medieval days, it was a common enough sight to see a knights heraldry emblazoned on his shield. This Wooden Crusader Lion Shield features a red rampant lion as the main charge, set against a bright field.
Price: $123.00
General Themistokles ShieldGeneral Themistokles Shield
Item #881018
A good general attempts to plan for every contingency, every possibility. In line with that, a general must plan for both defense and offense. As a leader, you can provide your own defense with this General Themistokles Shield.
Price: $275.00
On Sale For: $175.00
300 Rise of an Empire Grecian Shield300 Rise of an Empire Grecian Shield
Item #881023
Every Greek warrior, from generals and champions to traditional foot soldiers, carried a shield. In the sequel to 300, every Greek warrior carries this 300 Rise of an Empire Grecian Shield, which reflects the style of the old aspis.
Price: $275.00
On Sale For: $150.00
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
Steel Boss - 7.5 Inch
Item #AB0130
Ideal for the re-enactor crafting his own shield, our 14 gauge steel bosses are spun and then polished to remove the spinning marks before being pre-drilled for attachment to the shield. This version has a semi-conical cup.
Price: $21.00
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
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
Red and White Leonine Heater Shield
Item #AH-3894
As armor became more robust, shields gradually got smaller. This Red and White Leonine Heater Shield is of a type that developed from the medieval kite shield in the 13th century, offering a small size for warriors to use.
Price: $135.00