Splinted greaves Valsgärde, 7th cen.

This type of splinted guards dates back to the 9th century.  It was designed according to archaeological finds in Valsgärde. They were quite common but the warrior's financial means were also of importance in this case. They protected their wearer against undesirable sword blows. Vikings knee and shin guards are made of 2 mm thick hand forged iron bars.

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Splinted greaves Valsgärde, 7th century

The splinted greavescan be drawn tight to adapt to the leg's circumference with laced leather straps. This part of the Viking armour is designed for real use, it is fully combat-ready! It is made it by a Czech armourer. It is no cheap import from Asia.


  • Leather gauge: 2,8 mm
  • Gauge of the iron bars: Gauge 14 (2,0 mm)
  • Half-matt finish (satin)
  • Overall weight: 3,25 kg

Specifications of the UNI size:

  • Overall length of the iron bars is 46 cm.
  • Overall width of the seven iron bars is 23,5 cm.

We can make these Viking splinted greaves to measure for you, you just have to fill in measurements 4c, 4e, 4f and 4g in this measurement chart

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13.10.2014 22:34

Leet Erickson


My Viking brothers and me all bought these to go with our horned Valsgarde Helms and fur cloaks. We have not lost any legs yet, despite fighting of a mighty horde of Orcs and Goblins wielding latex swords. Very sturdy, look good worn over Baggy Rus pants/tracky bottoms.

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