The Society for Creative Anachronism, also known as the SCA, a group of reenactors who attempt to recreate the arts, and skills of pre-17th century Europe. In combat, they have strict rules and regulations of what can and cannot be used. Luckily, Medieval Armour has done some of the work for you, as all of our SCA battle ready shields are up to code on most common SCA regulations. designed according to strict regulations, each of these shields is a completely, one-hundred percent battle ready shield, which means that a warrior can carry them with the intent of using them to defend against weapon strikes, just like a real medieval shield. We offer both round shields and heater shields, replicating two of the more common shield types that were favored by soldiers and warriors across medieval Europe. And because they work so well, these functional, steel shields also double over as brilliant reenactment shields, where their heraldries provide a touch of realism and their strength ensures a wielder's defense. Speaking of heraldries, our battle ready shields feature a wide assortment of designs, ranging from plain shields that feature no designs to impressive shows of regal fleur de lis designs and rampant lion heraldries. We even offer shields that recreate the classic cross symbols of famous knightly orders, like Templars, Crusaders, and even the Teutonic Knights! If you're planning on setting foot on a reenactment battlefield or an SCA combat event, then you're definitely going to what to have a good shield handy...and if you pick up your battle ready shield at Medieval Armour, you can rest assured that you definitely have a good shield handy and ready.
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.
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.
The Castle Shield by Marto is an absolutely beautiful shield featuring the intricate design of a castle on its front, as well as an astonishingly solid build of steel and gold-plated rivets. It is a great piece of medieval decor.
The Charles V Holy Roman Empire Shield by Marto of Toledo Spain is an ornamental triangular shield, known as a kite shield, made from steel and embellished with gold. This medieval shield makes for a great home decor.
A leather shield would be of value to a barbarian, being light-weight and easy to use. While these describe the shield that Conan used, they leave out the detail found on our Conan the Barbarian Leather Round Shield by Marto.
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.
The Crusader shield has a Crusader cross in the middle of the shield and six Fleur De Lis on the outer edge. This beautiful Crusader shield is fabricated in steel and features a variety of bronze-steel embossing and enamel finishes.
The Germanic steel battle shield is 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 use in battle.
A buckler is an ideal shield for a warrior looking for light, agile protection without compromising their offense. Conan chose to use one and now you can choose his, in the Green Conan the Barbarian Round Buckler by Marto.
The Harlequin 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.
This replica medieval shield is constructed of 16 gauge steel that measures 18 inches wide by 24 inches high. The Hospitaller shields are hand-painted and then sprayed with a protective layer of polyurethane to preserve the artwork.
The King Arthur Round Table Shield by Marto is an ornamental triangular shield, known as a kite shield, made from steel and embellished with gold. With its design, this shield makes for a great piece of medieval decor.