Historically, wood shields were more common their metallic variants, if only because wood shields were easier to replace and easier to create. And here at Medieval Armour, we offer an impressive staggering array of wooden shields, all to offer any intrepid warrior the greatest selection possible, so that he or she can have the functional wooden shield of their dreams. Our selection of wooden medieval shields is truly awe-inspiring, spanning a variety of different styles and eras, so much so that any warrior, from almost any time-frame, could find exactly what they want here. A Norse warrior could find several wooden Viking shields here that will make his fellow berserkers go berserk with envy, while crusaders will find wooden knight shields and crusader shields here that will proudly show off their heraldries and crosses. Even older cultures will find wooden shields that suit their needs, including Greek shields with lambdas and mythic monsters, as well as classic Roman shields like the rectangular scutum. Some of our shields even depict symbols and heraldries of famous figures, like Richard the Lionheart and El Cid, to name a few. And because of their strength and level of construction, they all make for fantastic wooden practice shields, allowing them to shrug off blows like a proper medieval shield should. Designed for use and decorated for display, any of the wooden shields you find here at Medieval Armour would make for a fantastic practice wooden shield to use in training, as well as a great display shield to hang up in your home decor or office for a touch of that impressive medieval or historic style.
This ornate, full sized shield by Art Gladius bears the eagle crest on the front representing Toledo. Crafted in Toledo, Spain, the shield is made of wood. The Toledo Eagle shield is highly decorative, making it great for home decor.
The Valknut is the symbol of Odin, protector of warriors who rewards those who die nobly in battle. It is for this reason that Vikings would honor him by putting this symbol on their shields, as displayed by the Valknut Viking Shield.
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.
We are excited to offer the Wooden Oval Roman Shield, which is covered front and back with leather. Gold leather wings and lightning decorate its face, surrounding the blackened steel boss secured to its center.
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.
Any good warrior needs a proper defense to survive in battle. Carry with you the Large Wooden Shield when marching into battle or practicing for combat. Boost your defenses and complete your medieval or fantasy persona with it.
When crafting your medieval or fantasy character, you may desire to customize the look of your armour. Use the Small Wooden Shield in a DIY project. This wooden shield looks great at any Renaissance faire or historical reenactment.
Add some defense and detail to your Norse fighters ensemble with the Viking Warriors Shield in Red and Cream. The two colors alternate in wide bands and spiral from the polished, 14 gauge steel shield boss attached to the center.