Helmets are a distinctive part of any warrior attire, whether he or she is from the medieval era, a world of fantasy, or anywhere in between. At Dark Knight Armoury, we offer an absolutely huge selection of helmets, all offered from some of the top suppliers possible, to ensure that you get a helmet to protect your noggin, you do so with quality armor and with great style. Like so many other pieces of equipment from the Middle Ages, helmets are incredibly varied. They come in dozens of different styles, many of which are attributed to many different cultures. Some are more effective than others, while others are far more appealing because of their appearance. But the one thing you can rest assured of is that when you get your helm here, you are definitely getting a quality helmet that look great, whether you wear it or display it on a helmet stand as a display in your home or office. And like the rest of our medieval wares, we endeavor to offer as wide an assortment of helmets, from as many sources, cultures, and time periods as is possible. Of course, Greek helmets and Roman helmets are well-known and so we carry lots of those, ensuring that reenactors and collectors who are interested in early history can have the helmet of their dreams. We also offer Viking, Norman, and Saxon helmets, for those who are interested in the helms worn by those during the early era of the medieval times. Medieval helmets offers some of our most numerous options, ranging from sallet helms to great helmets to pot helmets and more, while our selection of fantasy helmets includes impressive examples from the world of fantasy and fiction, so much so that they are sure to be impressive no matter what. The leather helmets we offer range from medieval to fantasy and beyond, and are great for a variety of situation and uses, too. We also offer helmet stands for displaying your helmets, as well as miniature helmets for the collector who prefers to keep things small and space-efficient. And that is only a small sampling of what we offer, so if your interest has been piqued, then take a moment to browse through the helmets section at Dark Knight Armoury, to see what is out there and what else might capture your interest.
For your next knightly excursion, top off your armoured look with the Alwin Steel Bascinet. This handmade steel helmet covers your head as well as your neck with its attached chainmail neck curtain, called a camail or aventail.
This historical Anglo-Saxon Helmet style dates back to the 6th Century! Our Anglo-Saxon Helmet dates later into the century and is handcrafted by skilled armorers from 18 gauge steel, with brass accents to emulate the original.
With its distinctive shape, the Antiqued Italo Corinthian Helmet is one of the most identifiable helmets of history. The iconic helm of the Spartan warrior, this helmet was favored by many Greeks because of its protective design.
A Roman legion is typically seen as a grouping of shield-bearing warriors armed with gladii and pila (sword and javelin). However, legions did often include archers, who more often than not could be seen wearing this Archer Helmet.
First produced in England around 1011, the kettle hat was the helm of choice of many foot soldiers and men-at-arms. As its name implies, this Archers Banded Kettle Helm would have been a good helm for archers, thanks to its open design.
This Spangenhelm style was made specifically for archers, the nasal being omitted to provide greater visibility. Our Spangenhelm is crafted in 14 gauge steel. The helm has an adjustable (spider style) leather liner and chinstrap.
Crowds roar and the intense heat of the arena is enough to boil ones blood. Your adrenaline is high as you ready for the fight to finish. Don this helm and look through the visor to see through the eyes of a gladiator!
Based on the Kegelhelm of medieval Asia and Europe, the Arlan Steel Helmet features a rounded dome shape that comes to a central point and ends in a horse hair crest. An attached aventail adds further coverage to the historic design.
Arthurian myth and legend has inspired mystical weapons and fantastic creatures, and now, it is inspired stunning armor as well! It is not hard to picture the Knights of the Round Table wearing this Arthurian Ages Deluxe Helmet.
Join your fellow elves in an exciting journey to the human realm. Be prepared for a grand adventure and the wealth of unforgettable tales found only on the LARP battlefield with the Assassins Leather Helmet shielding your brow.
Perhaps almost as well known as the Greek city-state of Sparta was their rival, Athens. And as Sparta's rivals, their warriors were no slouches in battle, often wearing impressive helmets like the Athenian Hoplite Helmet into battle.
There are certain perks to forgoing a heavier helmet and choosing something a little bit more unrestrictive. This Auxiliary Infantry B Helmet, for instance, is a happy medium between offering good protection and unrestrictive wear.