For over 20 years Ancient Arts has been making hand crafted, museum standard replicas of artefacts from museum collections for handling & display purposes. We believe that by making replicas and reconstructed objects from the past people can touch, smell and experience the past in a real and very tangible way. They can be used to illustrate how artefacts looked originally and how they would have been used.
They bring the past to life!
"Ancient Arts are one of the most professional and flexible suppliers we have ever worked with. Their incredible skill and craftsmanship is matched only by their friendly and accommodating demeanour and their commitment to their work. An absolute joy to have discovered them!"
The reconstructed Llyn Cerrig Bach gang or slave chain.
A hafted flint adze.
An iron knife & bronze dagger.
Reconstructed Iron Age spears.
Original techniques and ethically sourced materials are used throughout.
Reconstructing the Upper Palaeolithic Kendrick’s Cave decorated horse jaw bone & the finished reconstruction on display.
Studying original artefacts at the British Museum prior to making a reconstruction.
A bark container.
Our reconstructed objects can be mounted onto display panels like this collection of Medieval carpenter’s tools displayed on an oak plank.
The reconstructed bronze horse bits from the Llyn Cerrig Bach hoard.
Ancient Arts reminds customers that these artefacts & collections should only be used in conjunction with the appropriate health & safety precautions at all times & Ancient Arts in no way accepts responsibility for their use or misuse.
The reconstructed iron sickle from the Llyn Cerrig Bach hoard with wooden handle.
Bone needles, hooks & harpoons.
A hafted bronze axe..
Take a look at our other replica items for sale at our new Ancient Shop!
Great for kids! Illustrates a simple but ingenious technology and lets them make their own Prehistoric beads/pendants.
A flint blade with wooden handle.
The drills can also be used as hand drills.
This hand-made Prehistoric Drill Kit can be yours for £68 (including postage & packaging & instructions) - Touch and feel the Past!
This kit consists of a willow bow with leather thong; one flint point drill; one copper point drill; a hazel top block; a hazel base block, sandstone for shaping and shale blanks.
Make your own shale necklaces or pendants using authentic Prehistoric technologies!
NEW! Make your own Prehistoric jewelry with our Prehistoric Bow Drill Kit