Deluxe Anglo Saxon & Viking Helms

 

The items on this page are examples of one-of-a-kind, hand made helmets created by myself and Raymond the Quiet. To see the current selection of helms for sale, see Raymond's website.

 

Sutton Hoo Helm

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Based on the British Museums reproduction of the King's helmet discovered in the Anglo Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo, our helmet is SCA legal! Be warned a unique gorget or neck protection will be necessary and will most likely be needed to pass an armor inspection.

 

The top is 13 gauge, the check plates, face, and back are 14 gauge. The nasal and eyebrow pieces are cast bronze. 

 

Valsgarade VII or Vendal 7 Helm

 

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Valsgarade VIII or Vendel 8 Helm

 

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The original Valsgarade 8, or Vendel, helm had a chain mail drape suspended around the band and under the goggles which we do not provide. This helm is SCA legal. 12 gauge back slats to replace the leather originals. The top is 13 gauge, the check plates and goggles are 12 gauge. The nasal and eyebrow pieces are cast bronze. (to just get the bronze pieces go to Raymond's Quiet Press). We are also doing a plaque version of this helm soon. The Valsgarade 8 or Vendel helm shown is $350 mild steel, $450, wire brushed stainless $550, mirror finished stainless $650. The plaque version is $550.00 in mild steel only. Both are shown above.

 

All the cast pieces to make this helm are available at Raymond's Quiet Press! Just click on the Sutton Hoo buckle at the bottom of this page.

 

Valsgarade XIV or Upland Helm

 

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The Upland Helm or the Valsgarade 14 Helm is also SCA legal. 12 gauge back slats to replace the leather originals. The top is 13 gauge, the check plates are 14 gauge. The nasal and eyebrow pieces are cast bronze and are from the Vendel XIV helm. (to get just the bronze pieces go to Raymond's Quiet Press). Above is a plaque version and plain version of this helm.

 

All the cast pieces to make this helm are available at Raymond's Quiet Press! Just click on the Sutton Hoo buckle at the bottom of this page.

 

Valsgarade VI Helm

 

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Based loosely on the Valsgarade 5 & 6, or Vendel helm, this had a chain mail drape suspended around the band and under the goggles which we do not provide. This helm is SCA legal. 12 gauge back slats to replace the leather originals. The top is 13 gauge, the check plates and goggles are 12 gauge. The nasal and eyebrow pieces are cast bronze and are from the Vendel XIV helm. (to get just the bronze pieces go to Raymond's Quiet Press). We are also doing a plaque version of this helm soon.

 

All the cast pieces to make this helm are available at Raymond's Quiet Press! Just click on the Sutton Hoo buckle at the bottom of this page.

 

How to Order a Helm

 

All deluxe helmets must be ordered through Raymond's Quiet Press. We are no longer making helms regularly. We will be making them as the fancy strikes us and depending on our health.

 

Click the buckle below to go to Raymond's Quiet Press, to see Sir Raymond's large and affordable selection of early period jewelry, fittings, and spurs.

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