Heron Armoury was founded in 1990 in Herne bay , Kent and has been making Arms and Armour mainly for use in Reenactment and HEMA .
Periodically i will make items for sale in the shop on this web site but Most items are made to order and every Item produced is made from start to finish by myself at the workshop. All swords and daggers are hardened and tempered for use and Guarenteed for one full year from purchase.
Heron Armoury Also produces Sharp weapons for Living History Cutting demonstartions and display purposes.
Swords Knives and daggers from the 1st-16th Century
Most Blade types and lengths, fuller types and combinations can me made.
Along with various grip and hilt types including stacked leather as standard.
Wood including ,Ash,Elm,Sycamore,Maple,Walnut and Holly. And Various Burl woods.
Decoration and finnishes are available on request including Etching,chiseling,
Silver,Brass or Copper Inlay singularly or combination and twisted wire.
Blacking can be applied to hilt fittings.
As well as swords and daggers heron Armoury can produce other weapons
All other weapons will be considered and priced on request
Helmets From the 5th-12th century are also made to order . Made to measure And most commonly in 1.5-2mm steel,
but in some cases i have used Iron , but due to the lack of availability of iron sheet this is no longer an option at this time..
Blacking can be applied to Helmets along with most other forms of decoration ie brass/bronze Nasal & eye brow fittings, leather edging,horse hair plumes, trapped wire attachment and mail
On the website are several different types of arms and helmets that I've made over the past few years and where possible I have provided a price range to give a rough idea of what to expect when enquiring about price. Although I've done my best to display as many different examples in each category the chances are that what is required will be something like or a combination of different bits of examples that are what you want a quote for, so if this is the case then feel free to get in touch either by email or phone so I can get a clear idea of your requirements and provide you with a quote.
waiting times depend on the time of year and varry typically from 6-9 weeks.
I can let you know how long upon enquiry what the current time is.
If you wish to place an order then I will ask for a 25% deposit and request the ballance when i am ready to start work on your item.
Payment types i accept are Pay pal, Bacs Transfer and Cash on collection.
Please get in touch if you have any questions not covered here.
Deliveries will be carried out by overnight Couriers. When the item has been collected by the courier I will email you with the tracking details and it will be with you on the next working day (this does not include Saturdays). If you have any instructions for the courier let me know in time to inform them.