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 a soldier, this Thracian Helmet I was far too constricting, limiting vision and other senses. For a gladiator, this helmet was ideal, since it offered an incredible level of defense not only for the head but also the face.
If you are bored with your current historical helmet, try using one of these plume holders to spice up your style! The Transverse Plume Holder allows you to proudly show off your helmet with a dramatic plume on top.
History buffs can delight in the excellent styling of this fantastic historical helmet. The Trojan Helmet features the extended guards along the sides of the face and nose guard typical of various Greek and Roman helmets of the time.
With its classic Greek styling and appearance, it is not difficult to picture an ancient Greek hero wearing the Trojan War Helmet as they charge into battle. This helmet offers full protection as well as an impressive black plume.
This helmet is by far one of the most superior Trojan style helmets that we have to offer. The styling is great, the finish cannot be beat, and it is completely lined on the inside. The dark metal finish is also rust and scratch resistant!
Divinity has its advantages, and as such, Valkyries were not typically worried about suffering any harm by mortal hands. Instead of helmets, Valkyries typically preferred ornate protectors like this elegant leather Valkyries Tiara.
Valsgarde is one of the oldest known excavation sites in Sweden. Containing an untold amount of treasures from the last two millenniums, there is no way to measure its importance. This helm is estimated to be from the 8th century.
Like the ancient helmets discovered in Norway, the Viking Helmet with Aventail has an eye-catching, pointed face guard with almond eye holes. Chainmail attached to the bottom of the helmet, called an aventail, protects the neck.
The longship glides stealthily through the bay. Without a sound, the Viking raiders make their way on shore. Armed with battle-axes and clad in armour, such as the Viking Helmet with Leather Horns, they unleash a surprise attack.
A horned helmet is an iconic representation of a typical Viking and his headgear. And this Viking Horned Helmet would have fitted a Viking perfectly, featuring a simple, protective style that features large horns adorning its sides.
The Vikings were not always known for the flashiest of helmets, but they frequently wore some of the most effective for their period. This Viking Spangenhelm - Dark Metal Finish recreates one such helmet for the modern-day warrior.