Samurai Maedate (Crest)
The Samurai Maedate is a crest that is attached to the front of the kabuto (samurai helmet) which could represent a specific clan, unit, rank, personality trait or to invoke a divine spirit’s power to flow through the samurai. The samurai maedate where crafted from different materials (brass, wood and paper where most common), in different shapes, sizes and designs. The most notable designs where often of Deities, animals, dragons and even plants. The maedate can also be hung on display on the wall of over entry ways.
In addition to having many pre-made options available, we also offer the option of completely custom designs, so please feel free to contact us if you would your own custom maedate crafted. Custom maedate pricing starts at $99.