Medieval Knight Helmet
This Medieval Knight Helmet is is finely made using mild steel. For comfort and added protection, it is also lined with leather on the inside. With its fine design and protection that it offers, it is ideal for those who participate in reenactments, stage plays, and LARP. For enthusiasts who love collecting helmets based on ancient models, this Medieval Knight Helmet is the perfect piece to include to your growing collection.
Specs and Size of this Medieval Knight Helmet
Ear to Ear: 20cm
Front to Back: 23cm
Weight: 2.4 Kg
Standard Sheet Thickness – 18/20 Gauge (Available to Customize)
Appearance of the Medieval Knight Helmet
This Medieval Knight Helmet is based on the variant that became widely used around the end of the medieval period. This helmet also appears similar to the pigface bascinet. Unlike the barbutes and sallets, which were popular during the previous eras, the medieval knight helmet was a great change since it ensured the protection of the head and neck.
Just like the ancient Medieval Knight Helmet, this piece is also well-designed. This is because it comes with a gorget that rests around the collar. This provides adequate protection for the neck.
The top portion of the helmet also features a ridge on the center. This guards the users head and helps protect them from sudden blows. Aside from these, it also features a visor and two extremely narrow eye slits. Small holes are also present to provide ventilation when the visor is lowered.
Sizes and Customization
This Medieval Knight Helmet measures 20 centimeters from ear to ear; and for front to back, this measures 23 centimeters. For its circumference, it is approximately 66 centimeters and its overall weight is 2.4 kilograms.
To get the Medieval Knight Helmet customized to your liking, there are available customizations for you. For its sheet thickness, you can choose between 14, 16, 18, and 20 gauge. You can also choose your own circumference based on your needs and preferences.
Mild Steel and Leather Liner
This Medieval Knight Helmet is made from mild steel. It has a thickness of 1.2 millimeters. Mild steel is known to be tough and it can also withstand a certain degree of tension.
For the helmets interiors, it is lined with leather to provide adequate protection and comfort. With these quality materials, you can use this Medieval Knight Helmet for LARP and reenactments. This is due to it being durable enough for such activities. When wearing this, you will also be comfortable all throughout with the leather lining in the helmet.
History and Creation of Medieval Helmets
The medieval knight helmet was commonly referred to as the helm in the medieval era. It has stood the test of time and its design has developed throughout the years in history. Along with the evolution of each helmet, even the materials used for these helmets have changed.
These developments were necessary since the knights and warriors needed to keep up with the improvements in weaponry.
When creating helmets in the ancient times, these involved the use of several metals. These often included bronze, iron, and steel. Aside from creating weaponry, dedicated blacksmiths and craftsmen also created armor which included helmets, chain mails, as well as other parts of a body armor.