Longswords vs Bastard Swords vs Hand-and-a-Half Swords

What's the difference between these swords?

The pointy joy of type XV swords

These swords are weapons of war ...

Swords with a hexagonal blade section.

Swords with a hexagonal blade section seem to get little attention these days.  Maybe it's because so many cheap "Tol...

How much is a custom sword?

creating a custom sword is a collaboration

What is a battle ready sword?

what do people really mean when they say "battle ready"? 

Product Spotlight: Towton Sword

... a great example of one of the most important things to know about swords.

"Sword Like Objects", or SLO's.

The challenge of translating SLO's into reality.

Product Spotlight: The Black Prince Sword - Part 2

A sword near and dear to our hearts!

Product Spotlight: The Black Prince Sword - Part 1

The sword is the epitome of a type XVa longsword with its sharply tapered point

Edge damage on feders: comparing a Fechterspiel with historic originals

we compare the characteristics of our Arms and Armor Fechterspiel sword with those of some original feders in the Met...

What to think about when purchasing a HEMA/WMA Trainer - Part 3

"A blade length that fits you is better than having one that is too long."

One of our favorite swords -- The Schloss Erbach

One of the many things that makes Arms and Armor special is our access to historic original swords through out partne...
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