Anglo-Saxon Raised Shield Boss Medium 16 Gauge and Rivets

Make Your Own Medieval



Make your own Viking or Medieval shield or buckler with this blacksmith forged 16 gauge boss. When mounted onto a shield a boss or umbo protects the hand of the fighter. The boss measures 16.5cm (6.5 inches) in diameter and 6.5 cm (2.55 inches) high and has 4 holes to mount the boss onto your shield. The boss is large enough to fit a hand wearing a glove or gauntlet when mounted.  

This boss is most suitable for Anglo-Saxon impressions.

A similar style of boss was found in the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Norton (grave 42. An Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Norton, Cleveland S J Sherlock and M G Welch 1992 Council for British Archaeology)  

Also includes 19mm rivets which have a 13mm shank and washers to mount your boss.