The Xiphos

Today we look at the Xiphos, the classic double-edged sword of the ancient Greek warrior. It is a weapon that straddl...

Keep Your Sword Pristine, Or Let It Age?

Although most sword collectors like their pieces to be pristine, there are many others who prefer swords that appear ...

Viking axe Vs Bronze and Medieval Axes

In today's offering Dr. Nathan Clough describes some changes in European axes between the Bronze Age and Medieval per...

13 most asked questions from the Ren Faire

We are back to doing shows with customers, at least for the present, fingers crossed. We have done renaissance fairs ...

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...
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