Leather hand forged greaves
This shin guard was popular among Vikings especially due to its simple and practical nature. Protecting one's shins was considered very important. Every Viking warrior thought it necessary to protect his legs against undesirable hacks or other injuries. The leather hand forged greaves will certainly protect your legs. They are made of up to 3.5 mm thick smooth cowhide. Four pieces of 2.5 cm thick iron plates are attached to the main part of the shin guards with copper rivets. The thickness of the iron plates is circa 2 mm. The leather shin guard is attached to the leg with a leather string that is located in its rear part.