The shield is tool of defence of warrior (however, Vikings used the shield as an offensive weapon). It usually had the appearance of convex board of various shapes. The shield was used for deflecting of blade strikes and arrows during combat. The word “shield” is derived from the Germanic word "scilt". You will find various types of shields in our e-shop: ancient shields, scutum, Viking shields, Celtic shields, kite shields, medieval shields, medieval spherical shields, shields with coat of arms, pavises, bucklers, umbos (shield bosses) and decorative shields.