Early Medieval Helmet
This Early Medieval Helmet is a great customizable piece and is crafted from overlapping mild steel plates. These have been riveted to ensure that the helmets construction is fixed and secure. If you are looking for a interesting piece to add to your medieval collection, this Early Medieval Helmet is a great choice.
Specs and Size of this Early Medieval Helmet
Ear to Ear: 19cm
Front to Back: 23cm
Weight: 1.6 Kg
Standard Sheet Thickness – 18/20 Gauge (Available to Customize)
Look and Characteristics of the Early Medieval Helmet
This Early Medieval Helmet appears like a thick funnel or cone-like piece. It is also durable and solid which is all because of its construction made from mild steel. The steel used has a thickness of 1.2 millimeters and is known to be flexible and ductile.
This Early Medieval Helmet is also referred to as the nasal helmet. It is a distinct combat helm that exhibits a projecting bar or nasal protector that conceals the users nose. It works to protect the center of the face, avoiding any instances of accidental blows. The design of this Early Medieval Helmet was based on the original helm. It had Western-European origins. Since the original helmet was also used during the Early Middle til the High Middle Ages, the Early Medieval Helmet can be used in reenactments for such themes.
Whats great about this Early Medieval Helmet is that despite being a replica piece, it can function perfectly as a protective gear. This is due to its very robust construction.
Customizations, Measurements, and Weight
This Early Medieval Helmet will fit perfectly since it is shaped and crafted perfectly for comfortable use. Though to further customize this, you can opt to make changes to the sheet thickness and its circumference. The gauge you can choose from ranges from 14, 16, 18, and 20 while the circumference can be based on your preference for comfort.
For its size and weight, the Early Medieval Helmet measures 19 centimeters from ear to ear. Its front to back measurements is 23 centimeters. For its weight, the Early Medieval Helmet is 1.6 kilograms and has a circumference of approximately 66 centimeters.
For Stage Plays and Reenactments
The Early Medieval Helmet is also a great piece for stage plays and reenactments. This is especially true when the storys theme is based on the medieval period. Since this Early Medieval Helmets design is based from the original piece, the user will be able to represent and portray his role perfectly.
The Early Medieval Helmet of the Past
The Early Medieval Helmet was commonly called the nasal helmet. It was a specific type of combat and protective gear that had a distinct appearance. It was described by having a projecting bar that concealed the nose. Thus, protecting the central face of the user.
This Early Medieval Helmet is known to have a Western- European origin and was utilized until the period of the High Middle Ages. Its design was primarily based on the Late Roman types like the Ride Helmet, as well as the earlier helms of spangenhelm structure.
The much earlier nasal helms generally featured a conical-shape and its skull could be elevated from a single iron sheet.