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Armour, Helmets, Shields

Every piece of armour sold through this category is manufactured in the historic region of Bohemia and Moravia (Czech Republic) and in other European countries where the craft of medieval armour plate making has very long and proud tradition.  Suits of armour, gauntlets, helmetscuirasses or other parts of plate armour are custom-made to suit your requitements.  This is possible because our Wulflund team cooperates directly with our armour makers.  Our direct and trusted relationships with armourers results in the competitive prices that we offer to you.  

Our armour is fully usable for reenacting (battle ready), it is not just a household decoration.  As the armour is custom-made some patience whilst it is forged would be appreciated, for example it takes cca 2 - 4 weeks to manufacture a custom helmet.  It is essential for us to know all measurements (eg. even head circumference across the forehead).  Contact our knowlegeable team who will guide you through the process to provide you with the bespoke suit of armour, helmet or shield that you require.

Materials used include steel plate, brass or bronze.  We also use iron, softer steel and copper rivets.  Quality leather straps and period correct buckles are standard.

Common plate thickness: 1.0mm, 1.5mm and 2mm (Note: if your requirements are outside this provide us with details to ensure a truly bespoke service).

Helmets

Helmets

Historical Helmets - Celtic Helmets (Iron Age Helmets), Roman and Greek Helmets, Viking and Norman Helmets, Medieval Helmets (sallets, pig face basinet helmets, visor helmets, pot helmets etc), Hussar Helmets (Winged Hussars of Poland), Japanese Helmets, helmets with riveted chainmail aventails and more.

Helmets are usually made of sheet steel with a thickness of 1.0mm, 1.5mm or 2 mm plate.  80% of the population fits into the periphery 58cm to 60 cm head circumference, but we attempt to maintain a healthy stock of all sizes of all helmets.  Helmets are made to order, so take advantage of this option and tell us your head dimensions, in accordance with the figure.  Always include the exact circumference of your head and information about what you wear underneath the helmet (eg. padded cap).  If you do not already own padding, we can recommend a padded arming cap to order from our menu.

Helmets require similar care to swords, chainmail etc.  After battle keep them in a dry environment and keep lightly oiled.

Armor Parts

Armor parts

If you don't want to buy full suit of armour now, you can do it step by step.  For this purpose we have opened our category of Armor Parts

Steel Gauntlets, Greaves, Iron Vambraces, Gorgets, Pauldrons, Couters, Tassets, Breastplates, Poleyns (for knees), Cuisse, Besagews, Lance Rests and more.

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Leather Armour/Gloves

leather armour

This category gives you an opportunity to buy quality leather armour (Viking, Medieval, Renaissance re-enactment or Fantasy/LARP).  We have a large offer of bracers that can be hand-carved (also custom-made to match a picture that you may wish to send us by email) or decorated by different stones or talismans.  For example: we produce leather swordsman's gloves with arm protectors to suit Viking reenactors.

Padded Armour

padded armour

Gambesons, padded trousers, padded gauntlets (gloves) etc...

HMB - Armour, Body Protection

HMB - armor, body protection

We have a selection of suits of armour or individual pieces (helmets, cuirasses, bracers, protection for hands and legs, etc.) for medieval contact fighting (HMB, Buhurt/melee).  Each customer has specific requirements for protection and historical accuracy, so just consider the products we already offer as a starting point: we will gladly take orders for bespoke pieces.

chain mail armour

riveted chain mail armour armor wholesale

Our Chain Mail Armour (maille, often written as chain mail or chain maille) belongs to the custom made products category.  Our offer of maille comprises: chain mail shirt - hauberk, chain mail coif, chain mail gorget and rings/rivets.

Shields

Shields

Are you interested in living history? Yes? Try our wooden leather Celtic or Viking shields, this is top product that owns for example University of Sorbona.  For Historical Medieval Battles (HMB) fighters there are also suitable metal (iron or steel) gothic plate battle-ready shields.  We also offer fully functional wooden gothic and viking re-enactment shields, iron shield bosses or other leather-covered wooden shields (for example - Roman gladiator shields).

Iron and wooden battle ready Medieval shields, painted decorative shields, Viking round shields, pavises, wooden Shields and fist shields.

JV Armoury

Czech Armoury manufacture

JV Armoury is considered by many people as one of the most professional armoury in the Czech Republic and also in Europe. In present times there are really very few armourers who are specialized in authentic production like in the old times.  Technologies of cold-working and heat-forging are used.  Steel plates are bent and not hammered into "bowls", so the thickness of the material is maintained.  All helmets and armour parts are custom made and we respect the customer's specific requirements.  After placing an order you will be informed how to measure, and we will agree on all details incl. delivery times.  Production of JV armoury is limited, and an emphasis on the best quality is maintained.  Material that is used: usually 2 mm thick for helmets. 

Suits of Armour

Suits of armour

Medieval Decorative Armour (Gothic Armours), Steel Functional Suits of Armor (Battle Ready Armour) and Roman Muscle Armour.

Armoury for Children

Arms and Armoury for childs

Quality metal arms and armour for children.  Handcrafted in the Czech Republic.

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