Posts Tagged ‘Helmet’

Sallet in the Shape of a Lion’s Head, 1470–80; Italian

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

While I try to avoid the NYPL Lions (as well as Times Sq.) area like the plague, LoveMattersMost demanded lions on a previous vid (hehehe)! I thought this was far more interesting and slightly older. I hope you like it! Steel, copper-gilt, glass, polychromy H. 11 3/4 in. (30 cm), Wt. 8 lb. 4 oz. […]


Thursday, November 17th, 2011


15th Century European Closed Knight Steel Helmet

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

This 18 gauge steel closed helmet is an excellent example of those worn by knights in 15th century Europe. The closed style helmet helps to protect the face and cheek area better than other helmet styles of the time. Though a medieval knight has only the eye-slit for vision in the helmet, it was thought […]

Janissary Ottoman Warrior Helmet: Renaissance Costume Helm

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

This hand-crafted renaissance helmet is forged from 18 gauge steel.This Janissary Guard helmet was most commonly used by guards of royalty and by many knights during the renaissance era. Its ornate, pointed top serves to deflect blows by sword or other pummeling apparatus away from the head.The helmet is full sized and wearable for costume […]

Greek Gladiator Maximus Helmet Spiked: Spartan Helm

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

This fearsome steel gladiator helmet was used in the arena to protect the warrior and inflict punishment on a rival. The sharp metal spikes and lightning bolt plume are an intimidating presence on top of this unusual helmet.This helmet is hand-crafted from solid steel.The helmet is full sized and wearable for costume or will look […]

Spanish Comb Morion Helmet Conquistador War Helm

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

This helmet is hand-crafted, therefore some differences in appearance and size may occur. It is a wearable Conquistador helmet and is forged from 18 gauge steel.The Morion Helmet was predominantly used throughout the 16th century. Though used all through Europe, it is most associated with the Conquistador soldiers of the New World, like those that […]

WWI German Pickelhaube Spiked Helmet with Adjustable Lining, Brass Accents and Chin Strap

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

The German or Prussian Pickelhaube Helmet is associated with German troops during the 19th and early 20th centuries through World War I. It features a spiked top and chin strap with lots of brass accents including a brass eagle above the brim bearing an inscription that reads “Mit Gott Fur Koening und Vaterland.” (With God […]

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