Shard or sherd is a sharp piece of glass, pottery or stone.

Shard may also refer to:


  • Shard End, a place in Birmingham, United Kingdom


  • Dresden Shard, a redesign of the Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany
  • The Shard, a skyscraper in London, United Kingdom

    Arts, entertainment, and media

  • Shard (comics), a character in the Marvel Comics universe
  • Rex Shard, a character in SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron
  • "The Shard", a chapter in Mirror's Edge

    Science and technology

  • Shard (database architecture), a method of horizontal partitioning in a database
  • Elytron or shard, a forewing found on some insect species