The shield was the most common means of defense for Scandinavians and was often reinforced with metal around the rim. Constructed of wood the center of this shield features a domed boss rimmed with a star metal for added protection. On the reverse side of this shield is an adjustable leather arm strap for securing your shield on and a stationary handle for maneuvering. Shields in the day were not only used on the battle field they were given as gifts, they decorated walls inside the longhouse, and they could be seen used as stretchers. This beautifully crafted shield will excite and delight the user as it was made to complete any Viking battle attire.
Overall Diameter: 21 Inches
Material: Wood, Steel