Legendary swords from the ancient world

Swords have always been fascinating – the magnificence of the structure, the sturdy design and the fact that a mighty warrior once held it- are things which leave us mesmerized and in awe of...

The most expensive swords ever sold at auctions

If swords fascinate you as much as they fascinate us, this post is for you! Sword auctions over the period have been remarkable – the value that the swords fetch being unexpectedly surprising. Which...

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Swordsmithing II: Roman Tradition

It is my intention to continue the swordsmithing topic with the Ancient Rome sword craftsmanship. First Roman Swords  The earliest Roman swords represented bronze cast constructions...

Fencing is what makes wielding stunning!

In short, fencing is a warfare art which consists of a series of attack and defense movements. Evolution... Following the history guidelines, I came to conclusion...

Southeastern Cold Steel Weapons – Philippine Weapons Diversity

Let's travel to regions with a less known swordmaking culture - The Philippines! The Spanish claimed and colonized the Philippine archipelago around 1565. The Spanish...

Southeastern Cold Steel Weapons – Vietnamese Blades

History  Vietnam has been under the rule of greater civilizations or nations for centuries. And each of them left cultural traces and influenced Vietnam to...

Japanese Sword Polishing. Part 1

The Quillon (or Quillion) is on of the weird words linked to the mysterious history of sword. Its appearance is still an issue of...