Shield Bosses, Rivets & Rawhide

Make your own unique shield with our range of shield bosses, forged rivets & rawhide strips, or buy a complete shield on our shields page.

The following are standard spun shield bosses, with or without pre-drilled holes in medium & light weights.

Spun Shield Bosses

PHAB0128 - Small Domed Viking Shield Boss

PHAB0128 - Small Domed Shield Boss

Small domed shield boss - spun.

  • Made from a polished steel spinning with 6 pre-drilled holes.
  • 14 gauge 1.2mm mild steel.
  • Diameter 150mm (6"), internal diameter 80mm (3.2"), depth 40mm (1.5").
  • Weight 290g (0.6lb).
  • Ideal for kite shields & small round shields.

PHAB0128 - Small Domed Viking Shield Boss:
£14.00 (US$ | €)

PHAB0129 - Domed Viking Shield Boss

PHAB0129 - Domed Viking Shield Boss

Medium domed shield boss - spun.

  • Made from a polished steel spinning with 6 pre-drilled holes.
  • 14 gauge 1.6mm mild steel.
  • Diameter 180mm (7"), internal diameter 125mm (5"), depth 55mm (2.25").
  • Weight 440g (1lb).
  • Ideal for most shields & is our top selling shield boss!

PHAB0129 - Domed Viking Shield Boss:
£21.00 (US$ | €)

PHAB0130 - Conical Viking Shield Boss

PHAB0130 - Conical Viking Shield Boss

Medium conical shield boss - spun.

  • Made from a polished steel spinning with 6 pre-drilled holes.
  • 14 gauge 1.6mm mild steel.
  • Diameter 185mm (7.25"), internal diameter 145mm (5.75"), depth 60mm (2.3").
  • Weight 440g (1lb).
  • Ideal for most shields.

PHAB0130 - Conical Viking Shield Boss:
£21.00 (US$ | €)

FGSB1 - Domed Viking Shield Boss

FGSB1 - Domed Viking Shield Boss

Domed shield boss - spun.

  • Made from a polished steel spinning with no holes.
  • Light 1.2mm mild steel.
  • Diameter 185mm (7.25"), internal diameter 125mm (5"), depth 65mm (2.5").
  • Weight 275g (0.6lb).
  • Ideal for most shields.

FGSB1 - Domed Viking Shield Boss:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

FGSB3 - Germanic Shield Boss

FGSB3 - Germanic Shield Boss

Early Germanic Carinated Shield Boss made from a single piece of spun steel.

  • Made from a polished steel spinning with no holes.
  • Medium 14 gauge 1.6mm mild steel.
  • Diameter 160mm (6.25"), internal diameter 120mm (4.75"), depth 50mm (2").
  • Weight 275g (0.6lb).
  • Ideal for Germanic shields.

FGSB3 - Germanic Shield Boss:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

Hand-Forged Shield Bosses

The following are hand-forged & hammer-raised shield bosses in medium or heavy weights for that epic shield!

IFSB1 - Hammer-Raised Shield Boss - Small

IFSB1 - Hammer-Raised Shield Boss - Small

Medium weight hammer-raised Viking shield boss.

  • Hand-forged and hammer-raised in the original way by a UK master smith.
  • Strong 2mm hard steel with 5 pre-drilled holes.
  • Diameter 155mm (6.2"), internal diameter 110mm (4.35"), depth 70mm (2.75").
  • Weight 485g (1.05lb).
  • Ideal for most shields.

IFSB1 - Hammer-Raised Shield Boss - Small:
£27.00 (US$ | €)

IFSB2 - Hammer-Raised Shield Boss - Medium

IFSB2 - Hammer-Raised Shield Boss - Medium

Medium weight hammer-raised Viking shield boss.

  • Hand-forged and hammer-raised in the original way by a UK master smith.
  • Strong 2mm hard steel with 5 pre-drilled holes.
  • Diameter 175mm (7"), internal diameter 140mm (5.5"), depth 50mm (2").
  • Weight 535g (1.2lb).
  • Ideal for most shields.

IFSB2 - Hammer-Raised Shield Boss - Medium:
£29.00 (US$ | €)

PESB1 - Heavy weight hammer-raised Viking shield boss.

PESB1 - Heavy weight hammer-raised Viking shield boss.

Heavy weight hammer-raised Viking shield boss.

  • Hand-forged, hammer-raised shield boss with 6 pre-drilled holes
  • Strong 2mm hard steel.
  • Diameter 210mm (8.5"), internal diameter 160mm (6.25"), depth 65mm(2.5").
  • Weight 765g (1.7lb).
  • Ideal for big, epic Viking shields.

PESB1 - Heavy weight hammer-raised Viking shield boss.:
£42.00 (US$ | €)

Shield Boss Rivets

MCRV1 - Steel Rivet

MCRV1 - Steel Rivets

Steel rivets for shield bosses.

  • To use, either: Push through, cut off end and then hammer it against a metal surface.
  • Or, push through then simply bend over and hammer flat at the back.
  • Length 5cm (2"), thickness 2.5mm (0.1").
  • Buy singular, or in packs of 10.

MCRV1 - Steel Rivet:
£1.00 (US$ | €)

MCRV10 - Steel Rivet x 10:
£8.00 (US$ | €)

Rawhide for Shield Edging

WSRH - Rawhide for Shield Edging

WSRH - Rawhide for Shield Edging

Rawhide reels, sold in various lengths.

  • All widths are 45mm (1.75").
  • Please check how many lengths we have of in stock below.
  • And please note that the prices are per roll.
  • To use then soak in cold water until it is wet and pliable.
  • Once soaked and ready to use then mold the rawhide along your shield edge.
  • Once dried on your shield edge then make the holes you require to rivet the rawhide on.