Sword Term Definitions

We thought it would be a good idea to add some definitions to our earlier post about sword terms. Communication and...

How to stab through an armor visor

When fighting in plate armor the historical sources tell us to attack the weak points of your opponents harness.  The...

Are spears good weapons?

 The spear is one of our favorite weapons for its simplicity and economic use of resources. It often gets short shrif...

Fun experimental history project featuring Arms and Armor weapons

Experimental archaeology can be an essential contributor to our understanding of historical events.  In many cases re...

New Hardened Viking Spear

Here at Arms and Armor we are always looking for ways to make our products even more awesome.  As was suggested in a ...

New Hardened Celtic Spears

When we recreate a weapon from the past there are always decisions and compromises to make regarding which historic e...

What's hot? Sword Buying Trends

One of the interesting things about having been prominent sword makers for over three decades is seeing how the popul...

2021 Gift Ideas for Vikings Fans (MN or Norse)

Viking weapons to magically help the MN Vikings win!

Weapons you can get for the holidays

We know, it's pretty early to be talking about the holidays, but if you want a weapon beneath the tree on Christmas m...

Norseman Spear vs maille armor

In today's blog we highlight our Norseman Spear and demonstrate its thrusting ability against riveted maille armor. W...

12th Century Spear Spotlight

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

Lugged or winged spears: The hunting spear of Duke Friederich IV

Today we talk a look at our replica of the hunting spear of Duke Friederich IV of Austria (1382-1439).   Arms and Ar...
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