Throughout the ages, warriors have sought many ways to protect their arms in battle, and here at Medieval Armour, we have collected several of their various protections and their modern recreations, all so that we can offer them to the modern-day warrior who wants a set of steel arm armour that will both protect their arms and complete their historically styled image. Our arm armour comes in a variety of different shapes and styles, ranging from the typical arm armour that was used in suits of knights armour to the more common protections that a typical medieval soldier might have worn. Each and every piece of armour you'll find here is steel armour, featuring either plates of shaped steel or lengths of steel to provide the best protection possible for your arms. Because many of these arm guards are made from sturdy steel, they are fantastic sets of SCA arm armour, being capable of taking a hit from and defending against a typical training weapon, either blunted or padded. We offer our functional arm armour in a variety of different styles that were prevalent during the medieval era, ranging from the jack chains that the infantry and the foot soldiers typically wore to the different styles of plate armour that knights wore, ranging from gothic armour of German knights to the Milanese armour Churburg armour of Italian make. Many, if not all, of these sets of steel arm armour make a great complement to virtually any medieval armour breastplate or harness, allowing these pieces to be mixed and matched into a variety of different armour sets. If you're looking to not only protect your arms, but do so with reliable and effective knights armour, then you've come to the right place, because Medieval Armour has all the sets of steel arm armour that you could possibly need.
Starting in the second half of the 13th century, it became more common to see steel armour for covering the elbows and knees. The 13th Century Elbow Cops offer a classic look ideal for matching 1250-1350 armour styles.
In the latter half of the 13th century, steel armour for covering the elbows and knees started to become more common. The 13th Century Medieval Elbow Cops offer a classic look ideal for matching 1250-1350 armour styles.
Steel armour for covering the elbows and knees started to become more common in the second half of the 13th century. The 13th Century Steel Elbow Cops offer a classic look ideal for matching 1250-1350 armour styles.
Steel arm protection like the 14th Century Full Arm Armour was used during the transitional period of armour. The half rerebrace and vambrace design of the arms is inspired by several brass gravestone reliefs from the period.
Inspired by arm protection popular from 1450 to 1550, the 15th Century Full Arm Armour features riveted leather inlays for comfort. In addition to protection, lateral hinges at the elbows allow maximum flexibility while fighting.
The Articulated Gauntlets are so flexible that you can make a fist while wearing them! This characteristic enables swift movement and more agility in handling weaponry. They prove to be an essential for the noble medieval knight.
Your squire slips the Black Hourglass Gauntlets over your hands, adjusting them to be comfortable and snug. Their effective and striking design allows them to withstand and deflect attacks that make it beyond your swords crossguard.
A good pair of gauntlets will do more than just keep your hands safe, even during the hectic chaos of battle. These Black Ice Gauntlets possess a distinctive fantasy style, as well as a level of protection that is difficult to beat.
The Blackened Balthasar Full Arm Guards are crafted from nine individual pieces in order to provide the most complete maneuverability possible. The arm armour even allows close bending of the elbow, making it ideal for battle.
For full arm protection, the Blackened Gustav Full Arm Guards are a great choice. They feature a classic, versatile design with just the right details, such as their decorative grommets, layered look, and darkened, anti-rust finish.
Wear the Blackened Markward Full Arm Guards for complete protection of the upper arm, forearm, and elbow, as well as a touch of stylish edge. Constructed of seven pieces, these steel arm guards are secured with buckled straps.
The armor a gladiator wore often depended on their type, although a more common piece of gladiatorial armor was this Brass Gladiator Scaled Arm Guard. This protector offers the defense of metal armor in a rather lightweight package.