Product Spotlight: The German Bastard Sword

Our German Bastard Sword is a great example of the heavy combat sword of the 16th Century. It is a sword we choose ...

How do I take care of my sword?

Most people today are used to products that are corrosion resistant and often made of stainless steel. While some che...

Anglo-Saxon Sword Spotlight

Our Anglo-Saxon Sword is a great example of the type of weapon wielded by the warriors of the late 10th and early 11...

Arms and Armor Swords 100% made in the USA

On this July 4th we want to wish everyone (even our British customers ;-) a happy Independence Day!  In today's video...

Medieval Longword Edge Sharpness

Today we will look in detail at a specific surviving longsword's edge and how sharp such a sword would have been in p...

Hungarian Sword Spotlight

The Arms and Armor Hungarian Sword is an Oakeshott type XI blade based on an original sword from the early 13th centu...

Medieval Sword Edges, how sharp?

When we look at the functionality of a sword, the edge and point are the only reason the rest of the piece exists. As...

Does Cutting Wood With a Sword Teach Us Anything?

There are periodic debates among sword lovers about what kinds of abuse a sword should be able to survive. On the one...

Custom Spotlight: Guard of the Duke of Electors of Saxony styled Rapier

  In today's blog we will explore a custom piece we have made. It is a rapier designed to a style with elements chose...

12th Century Spear Spotlight

The early Medieval period was a time when most armies and soldiers carried spears. They were excellent weapons for c...

What kind of finish did a medieval sword blade have? pt3

As the medieval period evolved we see an increase in the size and technological complexity of the craft processes inv...

What kind of finish did a medieval sword blade have? pt2

The last steps of making a sword blade are the finish polish and edging. In part 1 of this theme, we looked at the u...
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