The main weapon of the medieval period was the spear, not only for peasants but also for professional soldiers and even the noblemen. The spear was more effective at downing a charging wild boar because the blade created a wider, more lethal wound. It was equally as effective in battle, ripping holes in chainmail and armour. The spear is a relatively low in cost compared to a sword or axe. A medieval spear was relatively easy to use and very light in weight. Spears could also be quickly manufactured and can be used at a considerable distance from the target or enemy. We have Viking spears, Roman spears, thrusting spears, boar spears, throwing spears, assegai spears, and spearheads. All our medieval spears are fully functional and very durable for hunting, fishing or re-enactments.
This Greek style Butt Cap for spears protects the shaft and keeps it from splintering. It also gives balance to the spear. The Greek cleverly realized it could also be used as a secondary spearhead if the primary spearhead be broken.
Spears were often a mainstay in a medieval army, although in close quarters combat, a six-foot long spear could become more than unwieldy. That is why there were spears, like this Guard Spear, which excelled at a much shorter range.
Create your own historical throwing weapon for reenactment or display with the Hand Forged Germanic Javelin. This javelin head has the look of a rugged artifact and can be affixed to your own wooden haft to form a full javelin.
Whether you need to replace a broken spearhead, make your own spear, or just want a functional display item, the Hand Forged Spearhead fits the bill. This battle-ready spearhead is ideal for reenactments or as part of a collection.
With a narrow, pointed construction, the Hengist Spear Head is ideally used for spears intended to be thrown or to keep enemies at bay from a distance. Made of high-quality polished steel, this spear head is versatile and sturdy.
The spear is one of the oldest and most important of all weapons. The Celts, as well as the Vikings, used this type not for throwing, but as an cutting weapon. The Hewig Spearhead socket will fit a 1.25 inch round pole.
A spear is a daunting weapon, serving as a sturdy arm in a fight or a ranged weapon in a hunt. If you have one such noble weapon in your keeping, or if you plan to craft one, make sure its majesty is maintained with the Horsa Spear Head.
Modeled after one of the spearheads found in a La Tene burial site, this La Tene Celtic Spear is a recreation of a centuries-old spear from history that features great Celtic style, as well as an effective and wicked looking wave-blade.
The Large Cederic Spear Head is long and slender, perfect for attacking from a distance with thrusts and throws, keeping enemies at bay. Featuring a safety tip, the end of this spearhead is blunted to prevent actual injury.
The Large Medieval Spear Head makes an excellent pole weapon component to add to any arsenal of historic weaponry. Featuring a blunted edge, it is an ideal option when making practice spears or weapons for light reenactment.
Make your own historical long range weapon with the Leaf-Shaped Celtic Spearhead. This hand forged, tempered steel spearhead has a rugged look to its historical shape. The edges of this medieval spear head is blunted for safety.
This is a spear that would thrust effectively, and yet have the power to cut decisively. The blade is made from high carbon steel and is slim and attractive to see. It is just the spear to carry on your next medieval outing.
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