Medieval Collectibles has a large variety of Medieval and Renaissance helmets for your re-enacting needs. We have functional and decorative helmets that will be a great addition to any collection. Medieval Helmets offer solid protection for the head. Knights in armor of the Middle Ages wore a variety of different medieval helmets. While the style may have varied from region to region, including such designs as the sallet, the armet, the great helmet, the bascinet, and the barbute, the function was always the same. Helmets are the essential part in completing a suit of armor and are great to add to your collection.
The great helm is, perhaps, one of the most iconic helmets in medieval history. It possesses a well-known form that is used by many who participate in reenactments. This 14th Century Dark Knight Helm adds a twist to the classic design.
A variant of the medieval great helm, the sugar loaf helm possesses a more conical top than the original helmet design. The 14th Century Gilded Sugar Loaf Visored Helmet displays a golden cross shape over the front of the face.
A variant of the medieval great helm, the sugar loaf helm possesses a more conical top than the original helmet design. The 14th Century Sugar Loaf Visored Helmet displays a subtle cross shape over the front of the face.
A sallet is often regarded as the forerunner of the modern-day combat helmet, and when you are looking at this 15th Century Sallet, it is not hard to see why, as this helmet possesses a shape that provides good coverage and protection.
When wearing a helmet, protection is good, but comfort must also be a consideration. After all, a protective helm that is impossible to wear, is not worth much. This 17th Century Closed Burgonet blends protection and comfort perfectly.
The Alberto Morion Steel Helmet is based on historic helms often associated with Spanish conquistadors, though soldiers across Europe eventually wore it as well. The helmets distinctive crest was intended to strengthen its design.
First produced in England around 1011, the kettle hat was the helm of choice of many foot soldiers and men-at-arms. As its name implies, this Archers Banded Kettle Helm would have been a good helm for archers, thanks to its open design.
This Spangenhelm style was made specifically for archers, the nasal being omitted to provide greater visibility. Our Spangenhelm is crafted in 14 gauge steel. The helm has an adjustable (spider style) leather liner and chinstrap.
Based on the Kegelhelm of medieval Asia and Europe, the Arlan Steel Helmet features a rounded dome shape that comes to a central point and ends in a horse hair crest. An attached aventail adds further coverage to the historic design.
The Barbuta Helmet, also known as the barbute, was a visorless helmet of Italian design. This helmet is straight-forward, possessing a design similar to the classic Greek helmets of old, while providing just as much protection.
The sallet was a common helmet after their rise during the middle of the 15th century, and for good reason. Helms like this Basic Sallet Helmet were rather protective, while also lacking the drawbacks of many earlier great helmets.
It might be based on medieval design, but this Bearded Sports Bascinet Helm is made for modern reenactment and combat. Offered in two different gauges, this helmet is the best protection that a modern-day warrior could possibly ask for.
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