Custom I.33 Trainer

One of the most interesting aspects of our work is designing training swords that really feel and move like historica...

Norseman Spear vs maille armor

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

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...

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...

12th Century Spear Spotlight

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

How were Medieval scabbards made? - a new resource

Here at Arms and Armor we are always on the look out for new research and resources on historical weapons. Over the d...

The Real Axes of Assassin's Creed Valhalla

When fighting a real foe with an axe,

How much was an early Medieval sword?

This is a difficult question to answer as the time and place of the context is all important. Social status would hav...

How did Vikings name their swords?

The Vikings and related people used kennings to poetically name and describe their weapons.

The new Celtic Spear from Arms and Armor

Our Celtic Spear is a new item available via our website. Although we have made a few of them over the years, we've ...

What is a Seax?

The Seax or Sax, and several variations, is an old English or Anglo Saxon word for knife. It has come to define sever...

Types of Spears

the spear is purely a weapon
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