Hanwei

Whether you are a martial artist, fencer, reenactor, or collector, you will find many excellent battle ready weapons from Hanwei here that you can enjoy. In association with CAS Iberia, Hanwei produces some of the finest functional blades in the world in various Japanese and European designs. Dark Knight Armoury carries many of these pieces, including high carbon steel katana, wakizashi, tanto, naginata, and other quality Japanese weapons. We offer many functional broadswords, backswords, Viking swords, axe replicas, bastard swords, spearheads, fencing swords, and claymores to represent the fantastic weapons of Europe, as well. Show off and care for your functional weapons with our sword hangers, display stands, sword oil, sword cases, and maintenance kits. Finally, we also provide several stunning helmets in modeled after the traditional headwear of famous samurai, as well as fencing masks for duels. No matter what kind of blade you are looking for, be sure to spend at least a moment perusing the selection here in this category!
11th Century Norman Sword
SH2326
Based upon designs popular during the famed Norman conquest of England led by William the Conqueror, this 11th Century Norman Sword is a functional stage weapon that is perfect for your reenactment or stage combat from this era.
Price: $210.00
14th Century War Sword
SH2366
The 14th century marked the beginning of the Hundred Years War between England and France, which lasted well into the 1400s. This 14th Century War Sword is designed after the weapons used by soldiers throughout this turbulent century.
Price: $290.00
15th Century Mercenary Sword
SH2368
The mercenary or routier of the medieval period was, in a nutshell, a soldier for hire by either side in the Hundred Years War. This 15th Century Mercenary Sword is a must have sword for reenactors or collectors of the medieval era.
Price: $325.00
16th Century Hand and a Half Sword
SH2365
The 16th century saw the end of what we refer to as the medieval period, a time when the hand and a half sword was incredibly popular. This 16th Century Hand and a Half Sword is a stunning representation of weapons from that time.
Price: $325.00
30 Inch Ash Pole Stave
OX007
When you find a unique and special spear, axe, or hammer head, you need a pole stave that will easily adhere to the vision you have for your ideal weapon. The 30 Inch Ash Pole Stave will help you create that perfect polearm.
Price: $10.50
54 Inch Ash Pole Stave
OX006
If you have found your favorite axe or spear head and you need a long, solid pole to create the weapon of your dreams, then you have come to the right place. The 54 Inch Ash Pole Stave is the perfect height for a war axe or spear.
Price: $18.50
Antiqued Danish Axe
XH2099N
The Danish Axe by Hanwei is undoubtedly a fine example of the use of peacetime agricultural tools as weapons in time of war. Equally at home felling trees or adversaries, the axe evokes a fearsome picture of the woodsman at war.
Price: $140.00
Antiqued Throwing Axe
XH2042N
No collection is complete without the addition of a well-balanced throwing axe. The Antiqued Throwing Axe, made by Hanwei, could historically be used as a dangerous weapon in two ways, depending on the combat situation.
Price: $65.00
Bamboo Katana
SH1002
In 1876, the Samurai were banned from carrying their swords. This attempt to end a thousand year tradition was not received well by the proud warrior class and the stick katana was born.
Price: $740.00
Bamboo Mat Katana
SH2438
Our eye-catching Bamboo Mat Katana features a chu-kissaki blade of Hanwei high-alloy HWS-2S steel, which combines its impressive performance with a striking O-choji hamon.
Price: $1,200.00
Bamboo Mat Wakizashi
SH2448
Our Bamboo Mat Wakizashi features a chu-kissaki blade of Hanweis own high-alloy HWS-2S steel, which combines impressive performance with a striking O-choji hamon.
Price: $980.00
Banshee
SH2126
Banshee is a cutting sword first and last, with a slightly weight-forward balance for slashing through jungle growth with ease. The high-carbon blade is heat treated for optimum shock absorption and edge retention.
Price: $275.00
Basket-Hilt Backsword
SH2003
Early highland swords almost invariably carried the double-edged broadsword blade, but by the time of the Battle of Culloden in 1746 the single-edged backsword was at least equal in popularity.
Price: $485.00
Basket-Hilt Broadsword
SH2002
Although Basket-Hilt swords appeared throughout Britain from the mid-sixteenth century on, their association with the seventeenth and eighteenth century Scottish highlander has become legendary.
Price: $475.00
Bastard Sword
SH2250
The Swiss and Germans originally carried these weapons, although Bastard swords soon became popular in other regions such as the British Isles and Europe.
Price: $340.00
Battle of Agincourt Sword
SH2371
The Battle of Agincourt is still remembered as one of the most prolific battles of the Hundred Years War. Crafted to commemorate this victory for the English, this Battle of Agincourt Sword is both reenactment and display ready.
Price: $290.00
Bearded Axe Antiqued
XH1073N
Our Viking Axe and Bearded Axe are typical patterns, capable of cleaving helms or armour with impunity. They feature forged heads with sharp tempered edges and hardwood shafts. Both shafts are approximately 30 inches long.
Price: $125.00
Bird-Dog Sword Cane
SH2132
Our Skull and Bird Dog Sword Canes are beautifully crafted, making either a sight to see. The fiberglass shaft of the Skull Cane allows for a slim profile, while the rosewood shaft of the Bird Dog cane makes for a classic appearance.
Price: $210.00
Black Zatoichi Stick Sword
SH1014
The renowned blind Samurai Zatoichi carried an iconic stick sword, known well by the fans of the long running book, film, and television series. Own a stunning version of that legendary sword with the Black Zatoichi Stick Sword.
Price: $215.00
Broadsword Belt Right Hand
OH2451
Our new sword belt is styled after 13th century examples and is capable of handling most medieval-style single-hand and hand-and-a-half swords. It is a great accent and a must-have for any swordsman.
Price: $140.00
Broadsword Hanger
OH2418
This Broadsword Hanger is designed for the wall display of any Hanwei broadsword, though it will likely work with any other type as well. Use this hanger to show off all of your broadswords!
Price: $15.00
Bushido Tanto
SH1212
Bushido, or Way of the Warrior, defines the code of conduct an honorable Samurai must follow. Much more than the western ideal of chivalry Bushido is a way of life. The koshirae of our Bushido set features various samurai battle scenes.
Price: $700.00
Cawood Sword
SH2457
The celebrated Cawood Sword, named after its discovery location near Cawood Castle in England, is regarded as one of the finest and best-preserved examples of an 11th century Viking sword in existence.
Price: $440.00
Celtic Sword
SH2370
Every Celtic warrior or nobleman needs a sword to complete their historic ensemble. This Celtic Sword, with its thoroughly eye catching and authentic details, is not only a reenactment ready weapon, but also a handheld work of art.
Price: $300.00
Claymore Antiqued Sword
SH2060N
The Claymore had a uniquely styled hilt that sets it apart from other great swords of the period. Typically of hand-and-a-half length, this versatile weapon could deliver great sweeping slashes or powerful thrusts.
Price: $365.00
Claymore Sword
SH2060
Mainstay of the Highland warriors of the late 15th and 16th centuries, the Claymore had a uniquely styled hilt that sets it apart from other great swords of the period.
Price: $365.00
Cromwell Sword
SH1049
Oliver Cromwell was a powerful figure in English history during and after the English Civil War, when he rose from the rank of Captain of Horse to Lord Protector of England. Show off your interest with this Cromwell Sword.
Price: $510.00
Dadao
SH1012
Long the traditional weapon of Chinas peasant armies, the Dadao, or big sword, was used with deadly effect as late as the 1930s in the Sino-Japanese War. It is versatile and offers tremendous slashing power thanks to its weight.
Price: $200.00
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Daisho Kake Helmet
AH2081
Our Japanese kabuto and menpo are superbly constructed, beautifully detailed, and a great value. Models AH2082, AH2083, AH2088 replicate the helms of the great Samurai Takeda Shingen, Oda Nobunaga and Date Masamune respectively.
Price: $590.00
Dark Sentinel
SH2066
Combining the slashing power of the Samurai Katana with the agility and thrusting ability of fine European dueling swords, the Dark Sentinel is a handsome sword with a bite.
Price: $165.00
Date Masamune Helmet
AH2088
Our Japanese kabuto and menpo are superbly constructed, beautifully detailed, and a great value. Models AH2082, AH2083, AH2088 replicate the helms of the great Samurai Takeda Shingen, Oda Nobunaga and Date Masamune respectively.
Price: $590.00
Double Sword Stand Natural
OH2104
Our exquisite Japanese Sword Stands are perfect for displaying your authentic katana sword sets. The Single Sword and the Double Sword Stand are black lacquered and feature a padded shelf for a Tanto or maintenance kit.
Price: $150.00
Francisca Axe
XH2120N
The Francisca, so named for its Frankish origins, was used by the Vikings both as a throwing weapon and for close-quarters combat. Its graceful lines are legendary and both the point and edge were capable of penetrating chain mail.
Price: $120.00
Godfred Sword
SH1010
Named for the feared 8th century Viking raider, our Godfred Sword is built around a beautifully patterned folded steel blade to replicate the pre-9th century originals.
Price: $700.00
Golden Dragonfly Wakizashi
SH2470
The excellent craftsmanship and hand forged quality of the Golden Dragonfly Wakizashi make this a sword for the collector searching for a work of art. This wakizashi is impressive, to say the least, and will look stunning in your home.
Price: $1,150.00
Golden Oriole Katana
SH1018
The elegantly simple lines of the Golden Oriole Daisho (SH1018, SH1019) have long been favored by admirers of the Japanese sword. Add the Golden Oriole Katana to your collection as a beautiful example of this style.
Price: $990.00
Golden Oriole Wakizashi
SH1019
The elegantly simple lines of the Golden Oriole Daisho (SH1018, SH1019) have long been favored by admirers of the Japanese sword. Add the Golden Oriole Wakizashi to your collection as a beautiful example of this style.
Price: $770.00
Great Wave Katana
SH5004
The Great Wave Katana displays the renowned Tomoe motif used frequently for family crests and shrine decoration. The koshirae are crafted in blackened iron and feature the Tomoe mon.
Price: $960.00
Great Wave Tanto
SH5022
The furniture of each piece in the Great Wave Set displays the renowned Tomoe motif used frequently for family crests and shrine decoration. The tsuba, fuchi, and kashira are made of blackened iron and feature the Tomoe crest (mon).
Price: $525.00
Hand and a Half Broadsword
SH2106
A hand and a half sword, also known as a bastard sword, is a very well known sword type from the medieval period. Now, with the Hand and a Half Broadsword, you can bring that iconic weapon into your reenactment battle or stage combat
Price: $250.00
Hero's Axe
XH1074
The double axe has long been associated with heroes and heroics, and the Hero's Axe helps to perpetuate that legend. Possessed of a hardy and hefty design, this axe looks easily capable of splitting shields and cleaving skulls.
Price: $230.00
High Performance Survival Kukri
KH2491
The kukri traditionally served both as a weapon of war and survival tool, lasting through the centuries as an iconic Nepalese knife. The High Performance Survival Kukri adapts and upgrades the traditional design for modern use.
Price: $250.00
Hunter Katana
SH2471
Raptors are known among the most vicious birds of prey throughout the animal kingdom. This Hunter Katana showcases the raptor against the classically deathly katana blade, signifying the brutal hunting prowess of its wielder.
Price: $1,800.00
Hunter Wakizashi
SH2472
There are few birds as terrifying as a raptor, its sharp talons prepared to take down prey in a swift movement. The Hunter Wakizashi is a sword for the feudal samurai whose innate hunting skills mirror those of a savage raptor.
Price: $1,500.00
Hutton Sabre
SH2201
One of the rapidly growing arts within historical fencing societies is that of sabre fencing in the late 19th century Italian style, originating with fencing masters who were employed to train mounted troops in the effective use of the military sabre.
Price: $170.00
Kaeru Katana
SH2467
If you have ever believed that a sword cannot be a work of art, then perhaps a look at this Kaeru Katana will change your mind. This Japanese sword is absolutely stunning, possessing rich detail that really sets this sword apart.
Price: $1,500.00
Kaeru Wakizashi
SH2468
There are those who consider the Japanese sword to be one of the most perfect blades in history. While there is no proving that in terms of function, it is hard to disagree that this Kaeru Wakizashi is truly beautiful sword.
Price: $1,050.00
Koi Katana
SH2465
Supposedly, the Koi is brave and fearless, facing waterfalls, hardship, and even death with a courage that compares to that of the samurai. For that reason, we pay homage to both the warrior and Koi fish with this stunning Koi Katana.
Price: $1,290.00
Koi Wakizashi
SH2466
It has been said that the koi fish possesses bravery and tenacity that is not unlike the samurai. For that reason, we offer up this Koi Wakizashi as a blade that pays homage to both the fish and the warrior from the land of Japan.
Price: $895.00
Large Case
OH2158
Our Sword Cases are designed for the martial artist who carries katana or bokken to and from the dojo, but they are equally at home with any sheathed swords less than 50 inches long. They are available in medium and large sizes.
Price: $100.00
Lion Dog Katana
SH2439
The Lion Dog Katana features an O-Kissaki blade of Hanwei high-alloy HWS-1S steel, which combines superior performance with an outstanding O-choji hamon. This katana makes an attractive addition to any collection.
Price: $1,400.00
Lion Dog Wakizashi
SH2449
The Lion Dog Wakizashi features an O-Kissaki blade of Hanweis own high-alloy HWS-1S steel, which combines superior performance with an outstanding O-choji hamon.
Price: $1,160.00
Lionheart Sword
SH2367
King Richard I was known lovingly as Richard the Lionheart for his bravery, chivalry, and prowess as a leader in battle. This Lionheart Sword is a tribute to the great Crusader King that is an ideal sword for your medieval reenactments.
Price: $290.00
Lowlander Antiqued Sword
SH2065N
Wielded with ferocity on many a Gaelic battlefield, the massive Lowlander sword illustrates the might of the Scots. Known as Slaughter-Swords in the 16th century, these were the swords of choice for Scottish mercenaries of the period.
Price: $440.00
Lowlander Sword
SH2065
Wielded with ferocity on many a Gaelic battlefield, the massive Lowlander sword illustrates the might of the Scots. Known as Slaughter-Swords in the 16th century, these were the swords of choice for Scottish mercenaries of the period.
Price: $440.00
Maintenance Kit
OH1003
The Traditional Maintenance Kit is a must-have for the avid collector. The kit contains blade oil, rice papers, an oiling cloth, a powder ball for blade polishing, a brass awl and hammer and saya shimming veneer.
Price: $40.00
Marshall Damascus Sword
SH2001
Our single-hand Marshall Damascus Sword sets new standards of quality and authenticity in broadsword construction. The sword is based on an original, now in a British museum, used by Sir William Marshall.
Price: $700.00
Marshall Sword
SH2000
Our single-hand Marshall Sword sets new standards of quality and authenticity in broadsword construction. The sword is based on an original, now in a British museum, used by one of the finest knights of England, Sir William Marshall.
Price: $415.00
Medium Case
OH2159
Our Sword Cases are designed for the martial artist who carries katana or bokken to and from the dojo, but they are equally at home with any sheathed swords less than 50 inches long. They are available in medium and large sizes.
Price: $90.00
Middle Ages Rondel Dagger
SH2459
In medieval times, the Rondel dagger was a quite commonly carried sidearm for people from all walks of life, from merchants and knights to soldiers and jousters. This Middle Ages Rondel Dagger features a unique and elegant design.
Price: $180.00
Mokko Renshu Katana
SH2486
With its sleek and elegant design, the Mokku Renshu Katana gives swords enthusiasts the classic weapon of the honorable samurai. This fully functional katana adds a lightly decorative touch to an iconic sword of feudal Japanese culture.
Price: $400.00
Mortuary Sword
SH2076
Used by cavalry during the English Civil War, the name of the mortuary sword derived after the execution of well loved King Charles I. This Mortuary Sword features a similar ornate design to those used in seventeenth century Europe.
Price: $310.00
Musashi Elite Katana
SH6003KGG
Miyamoto Musashi, arguably the most famous swordmaster in Japanese history, fought more than 60 duels before retiring and writing his famous treatise on swordplay, the Book of Five Rings.
Price: $940.00
Musashi XL
SH6003XGF
Development of the two-sword style, with the Daito and Wakizashi being used together, is credited to Musashi. Musashi Elite is faithful to the original down to the famous double-ring iron tsubas and leather over ray skin tsuka-ito.
Price: $950.00
Musashi XL Light
SH6003LGF
Development of the two-sword style of swordplay, with the Daito and Wakizashi being used together, is credited to Musashi. Mounted in black, the Musashi Elite is faithful to the original down to the famous double-ring iron tsubas.
Price: $950.00
Naginata
SH1020
The Naginata, famed weapon of the Sohei, or warrior monks, of Japan was fearsome in the hands of a skilled combatant and is today of great importance in the martial arts field. Our naginata has met the needs of the martial practitioner.
Price: $860.00
Nanbokucho Zukuri Raptor Katana
SH2416
The Nanbokucho Zukuri Raptor Katana is designed and named after the Nanbochuko period in Japan, a time in the latter half of the 14th century where conflicts in the country arose and sword blades became increasingly longer and wider.
Price: $450.00
Oda Nobunaga Helmet
AH2083
Our Japanese kabuto and menpo are superbly constructed, beautifully detailed, and a great value. Models AH2082, AH2083, AH2088 replicate the helms of the great Samurai Takeda Shingen, Oda Nobunaga and Date Masamune respectively.
Price: $500.00
Oni Katana
SH6018KLG
The Oni are mythical creatures from Japanese folklore similar to western demons or trolls. In modern culture they are beginning to move away from this menacing connotation into the role of guardian or protector, similar to gargoyles.
Price: $1,800.00
Orchid Katana
SH1207
Our Orchid set is as quick as it is beautiful with a relatively light blade of folded steel and striking koshirae. High quality ray skin is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo on all three pieces are woven from premium cotton.
Price: $1,300.00
Pipe Hawk
XH2119
Replicating a museum piece from the days of trade between the French fur trappers and the American Indians, our Pipe Hawk (XH2119) is fully functional both as a hatchet and a pipe, with a steel blade, bowl and mouthpiece.
Price: $135.00
Pirate Hanger Saber
SH2375
Be prepared for plundering and pillaging by land and by sea with this Pirate Hanger Saber. This fully functional reenactment sword will give your buccaneer gear an authentic look as if you just stepped out of the Golden Age of Piracy!
Price: $300.00
Practical Basket Hilt Broadsword
SH2059
While the rapier was the dueling sword of the Renaissance, the basket hilt sword was used both by military and civilians. The Practical Basket Hilt Broadsword is chic, lightweight, and durable for your Renaissance themed reenactment.
Price: $350.00
Practical Bastard Sword
SH2428
If you enjoy playing different reenactment characters, you need a sword that is versatile to fit any persona. The Practical Bastard Sword is an easily adaptable sword for whatever medieval knight, soldier, or civilian role you choose.
Price: $350.00
Practical Bo-Hi Katana
SH2489
An amazingly durable sword, the Practical Bo-Hi Katana is designed for use in practicing martial arts, providing an inexpensive alternative for individuals to prevent any damage from befalling their expensive sword while training.
Price: $400.00
Practical Elite Katana
SH6000KPC
Designed for multiple cuts in normal targets, the Practical Elite Katana combines the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings.
Price: $360.00
Practical Iaito
SH6000IGC
These latest Practicals combine the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings. The removable handle is tightly wrapped in the traditional style with imitation leather.
Price: $375.00
Practical Iaito
SH6000IGE
These latest Practicals combine the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings. The removable handle is tightly wrapped in the traditional style with imitation leather.
Price: $375.00
Practical Iaito
SH6000IGG
Our Practical Katanas have always been at the forefront of providing economical yet functional swords to the martial arts community. These latest Practicals combine the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series.
Price: $375.00
Practical Katana
SH1070
The ever-popular Practical Katana, Wakizashi and Tanto give the opportunity to own and use a fine katana at the cost of an economy sword. The blades are forged and differentially hardened using the same process as the expensive blades.
Price: $350.00
Practical Maru Katana
SH2487
Crafted to be an affordable means with which to practice martial arts, the Practical Maru Katana is a highly durable cutting blade which allows you to hone your skills without risking any damage to you expensive weaponry.
Price: $400.00
Practical Mokko Katana
SH2488
Whether you are beginning the adventure of incorporating weaponry into martial arts or are simply fascinated by the weaponry which was used by samurai warriors, the Practical Mokko Katana is an incredible purchase for you.
Price: $400.00
Practical Plus Elite Katana
SH6001KPE
The Practical Plus Katana provides a very economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical Katana, but using more traditional fittings and construction methods. The blade is forged and hardened, with a prominent hamon.
Price: $530.00
Practical Plus Katana
SH2073
The handsome Practical Plus Katana provides a very economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical Katana (SH1070), but it uses more traditional fittings and construction methods.
Price: $490.00
Practical Plus Tanto
SH2259
The Practical Plus Tanto (SH2259) matches our Practical Plus Katana (SH2073) and Wakizashi (SH2118). The blade is hand-forged high-carbon steel and differentially hardened using a traditional claying method with a medium (chu) kissaki.
Price: $265.00
Practical Plus Wakizashi
SH2118
Made as a companion piece for our Practical Plus Katana and Tanto, the Wakizashi features a high carbon forged steel blade with a prominent hamon, genuine same, and a handle wrap specially developed for its gripping qualities.
Price: $340.00
Practical Plus XL
SH6001XPF
The Practical Plus XL Katana provides a very economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical XL Katana, but with more traditional fittings and construction methods. The blade is forged and hardened with a distinctive hamon.
Price: $540.00
Practical Plus XL Light
SH6001LPF
The Practical Plus XL Light Katana provides is a economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical XL Light Katana, using more traditional fittings and construction methods. The blade is forged and hardened with a prominent hamon.
Price: $555.00
Practical Pro Elite Katana
SH6009KPG
The Practical Pro Elite Katana has an extended tsuka and a longer 29 inch Performance Series blade with a finer polish. The blade is forged in high-carbon steel and differentially hardened using the traditional claying method.
Price: $720.00
Practical Pro Katana
SH2162
The Practical Pro Katana is built as an economical cutting sword for heavy targets, with an extended tsuka and a thicker and longer blade. The blades are constructed from hand-forged, high-carbon steel and are differentially hardened.
Price: $510.00
Practical Shinobi Ninjato
SH1071
Those in the process of learning the Way of the Ninja need a useful and effective tool for their studies, and there is no better tool for this job than the Practical Shinobi Ninjato. This is a sword no Ninja should be without.
Price: $355.00
Practical Special Katana
SH2376
The Practical Special is a subtly modified version of the Practical Katana, made in response to requests for a quicker sword at the same price. The blade dimensions have been changed slightly and the tsuba cutouts have been enlarged.
Price: $370.00
Practical Swept Hilt Long Rapier
SH1098
In 17th century European societies, swordplay with a rapier was a crucial element in the education of a gentleman. Today, anyone can practice the art of fencing with the balanced and stunning Practical Swept Hilt Long Rapier.
Price: $265.00
Practical Swept Hilt Rapier
SH1099
Often used alongside a Main Gauche, or parrying dagger, rapiers play an important part in both Renaissance reenactments and modern fencing. This Practical Swept Hilt Rapier combines classic romantic design with modern practicality.
Price: $265.00
Practical Tanto Knife
SH2254
Though the tanto has made its way into modern tactical knives, its origins began in the Heian period of feudal Japan. This Practical Tanto Knife is an eye catching short blade sword, ideal to be worn by an honorable samurai.
Price: $150.00
Practical Viking Broadsword
SH2047
Vikings are known as some of the most brutal warriors to have ever existed, so of course their battle weapons must represent that quality. The Practical Viking Broadsword will bring the authenticity you want to your reenactment.
Price: $205.00
Practical Wakizashi
SH2061
The ever-popular Practical Katana, Wakizashi and Tanto give the martial artist the opportunity to own and use a Hanwei sword at the cost of an economy sword. The blades are forged and differentially hardened.
Price: $280.00
Practical XL
SH6000XPF
The blades in the cutting styles are forged from 1566 steel and hardened in the traditional way producing an edge hardness of HRC60 and spine hardness of HRC40. The removable handle is tightly wrapped with imitation leather.
Price: $360.00
Practical XL Light
SH6000LPF
The blades in the cutting styles are forged from 1566 steel and hardened in the traditional way producing an edge hardness of HRC60 and spine hardness of HRC40. The removable handle is tightly wrapped with imitation leather.
Price: $380.00
Praying Mantis Katana
SH2359
The Praying Mantis is a symbol of cunning and power in Japanese culture. Built on our new L6 Bainite blade in the Shobu Zukuri style with Bo-Hi, and featuring superb koshirae, the Praying Mantis Katana is a very functional piece.
Price: $1,900.00
Raptor Tanto
SH2423
No collection of oriental weapons is complete without the classic Japanese knife, the tanto. Created to match the katanas and wakizashi in our Raptor line, this Raptor Tanto makes a great cutting tool and display weapon by itself, too!
Price: $275.00
Raptor Wakizashi
SH2422
The Raptor Wakizashi is designed to match all of the katanas in our Raptor Katana line, and it makes a great cutting tool and display weapon on its own, too! Wakizashis were typically worn with a katana as a sign of an official samurai.
Price: $350.00
Rhinelander Sword
SH2454
Our Rhinelander Bastard sword, typical of late 15th century central European cut-and-thrust swords, is a handsome piece that will be appreciated by both collectors and cutting enthusiasts
Price: $345.00
River Witham Sword
SH2372
Pulled from the River Witham in Lincolnshire, England, the River Witham Sword has intrigued historians for centuries. This stunning model of that sword allows you to own an iconic early medieval sword that is reenactment ready.
Price: $290.00
Ronin Katana
SH2360
The Story of the 47 Ronin is one of the most celebrated and influential tales of the Samurai from the Edo period. Lord Asano was a powerful Daimyo ordered by the Shogun to entertain guests of the Imperial Family.
Price: $1,500.00
Samurai Yari
SH2152
The yari is a Japanese spear, used both in warfare and in the martial art of sojutsu. Requiring great skill to use, this Samurai Yari is designed after weapons used on the battlefield by the honorable Samurai warriors of medieval Japan.
Price: $555.00
Saracen Scimitar
SH2354
The deeply curved blade of the Saracen Scimitar recalls battles between the Saracen and Crusader. This sword originated in Southwest Asia and became widespread by the time of the Ottoman period.
Price: $210.00
Saxon Scramasax
SH1075
The Saxon Scramasax was the typical sidearm of Saxons and Vikings between the 4th and 10th centuries. Thanks to its long and heavy duty blade, the scramasax was ideal as both a close quarters weapon and a tool to use for everyday tasks.
Price: $160.00
Shinobl-black same
SH2268
The Practical Shinobi Ninja-to, whose construction patterns that of the Practical Katana, is a wonderful addition for those studying the Way of the Ninja. The blade is hand-forged from high-carbon steel and is differentially hardened.
Price: $355.00
Shinogi Zukuri Raptor Katana
SH2414
The katana has become one of the most common and iconic swords of Japanese creation, known for its long curved blade. This Shinogi Zukuri Raptor Katana is a stunning sword based upon katana designs from the Heian period, around 987 AD.
Price: $450.00
Shinto Katana
SH1001
Each piece in the Shinto Daisho has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade is hardened using the claying method. The Shinto is mounted in black and the tsuka-ito is made of premium black Japanese cotton.
Price: $990.00
Shobu Zukuri Raptor Katana
SH2417
The blade of this stunning Shobu Zukuri Raptor Katana is likened to the shape of an iris leaf, finding its origins in the Nanbokucho era. During this time of great conflict, katana blades became even longer and thicker than before.
Price: $450.00
Short Bearded Axe Antiqued
XH2043N
These Hanwei short axes, replicating Viking weapons, are made to withstand throwing, with forged heads and hardened edges. They are well balanced and competition approved.
Price: $95.00
Short Viking Axe
XH2044N
Vikings were masterful warriors, using a number of weapons including axes. This Hanwei Short Viking Axe, replicating the Viking weapon, can withstand throwing, showing off its forged head and hardened edge.
Price: $100.00
Shuriken Set
OH1085
The Shuriken of the Ninja included various projectiles such as dirks, darts and star-shaped discs, all forming part of the art of shurikenjutsu, which was a part of the Ninjas skills. Our Shuriken Set contains six darts in a forearm band.
Price: $110.00
Single Handed Knight Broadsword
SH2046
No medieval reenactment is complete without an intense and hair raising battle! Crafted specifically for reenactment and stage combat use, the Single Handed Knight Broadsword is the functional and authentic sword you are looking for.
Price: $220.00
Single Sword Stand
OH2105
Our exquisite Japanese Sword Stands are perfect for displaying your Oriental or katana sword sets. The Single Sword and the Double Sword Stand are black lacquered and feature a padded shelf for a Tanto or maintenance kit.
Price: $160.00
Skull Sword Cane
SH2131
Our Skull and Bird Dog Sword Canes are beautifully crafted, making either a sight to see. The fiberglass shaft of the Skull Cane allows for a slim profile, while the rosewood shaft of the Bird Dog cane makes for a classic appearance.
Price: $190.00
Sparring Jian
SH2493
In honor of ancient Chinese tradition, Scott Rodell has tasked the smiths at Hanwei Forge to create a practical training sword from the same materials as a functional one. This cooperative process resulted in the Sparring Jian!
Price: $355.00
Sword Hangers - Silver Finish
OH2378
Our steel Katana hangers provide an economical and sturdy solution for displaying any Japanese-style sword on a wall. Supplied in pairs in either nickel plated (0H2378) or black powder-coated (OH2377) finish.
Price: $10.00
Sword Hangers with Black Finish
OH2377
Our steel Katana hangers provide an economical and sturdy solution for displaying any Japanese-style sword on a wall. The Sword Hangers with Black Finish make a simple and elegant choice for displaying your weaponry.
Price: $10.00
Sword of Henry V
SH2369
In 1869 a sword was found in Westminster Abbey at the tomb of King Henry V, and it was thought to be part of his funeral armor. This Sword of Henry V is a stunning model of that sword, which has since been placed at his burial site.
Price: $290.00
Sword Oil Case
OH2110
CAS Hanwei Sword Oil is specially formulated to provide corrosion protection for high-carbon steel blades and other edged weapons. Sold in display packs of 12 x 4 oz. bottles. Contains Petroleum Distillates.
Price: $60.00
Taiji Case
OH2057
The Taiji Sword Case (OH2057) is the perfect way to get your sword to and from class. Constructed of durable black nylon, this case is sure to protect you sword during your travels.
Price: $19.50
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Takeda Shingen Helmet
AH2082
Our Japanese kabuto and menpo are superbly constructed, beautifully detailed and a great value. Models AH2082, AH2083, and AH2088 replicate the helms of the great Samurai Takeda Shingen, Oda Nobunaga and Date Masamune respectively.
Price: $600.00
The Crusader Sword of St. Maurice
SH2473
A reproduction of the Oakeshott XI.4 Sword of St. Maurice, this coronation sword of the Holy Roman Empire made of spring steel comes with a scabbard. This functional sword harkens back to a weapon used during the Third Crusade.
Price: $499.00
Throwing Spear
XH2039
The decorated spearheads demonstrate the Vikings creative mix of art and war, whereby weapons often carried intricate patterns, created using the Niello process. These make for great collectibles and great weapons!
Price: $75.00
Thrusting Spear
XH2038
The decorated spearheads demonstrate the Vikings creative mix of art and war, whereby weapons often carried intricate patterns, created using the Niello process. These make for great collectibles and display pieces!
Price: $100.00
Tiger Elite Katana
SH6006KFG
The Tiger Elite Katana has been re-designed from kissaki to kashira. Utilizing a hand forged and folded Performance Series katana blade and fine fittings available, the Tiger is equally at home as a cutting blade or showpiece.
Price: $1,650.00
Tonbo Katana
SH2469
The dragonfly symbolizes courage, strength, and happiness to the Japanese, making them popular in artistic designs. This Tonbo Katana adopts many dragonflies into its beautiful design.
Price: $1,550.00
Tori Elite Katana
SH6007KFE
The Tori Elite Katana from Hanwei combines a truly elegant design and a powder-steel forged and folded blade with the functionality of our Performance Series swords. This quality sword makes an excellent addition to any collection.
Price: $1,450.00
Tori Tanto
SH6007KFT
Samurai carried tanto blades during feudal Japan. The Tori Tanto is built with a K120C powdered-steel forged and folded blade with the handle wrapped in the highest quality ray skin. This tanto makes a great addition to any collection.
Price: $700.00
Tori XL Katana
SH6007XFF
The Tori XL Katana from Hanwei combines a truly elegant design and a powder-steel forged and folded blade with the functionality of our Performance Series. This katana makes a great addition to any collection.
Price: $1,550.00
Trondheim Viking Sword
SH2296
Patterned after swords that have been discovered in the area around Trodheim, Norway, the sword exhibits early ninth-century styling, a time when the Norwegian Vikings were pillaging Britain and Ireland.
Price: $850.00
Tsar Nicholas II Shashka Saber
SH2481
The shashka cavalry saber has roots in the 12th century Caucasus region of Europe. Long associated with the Cossacks, the Tsar Nicholas II Shashka Saber reproduces a standard military issue for the Russian cavalry of the day.
Price: $525.00
Unokubi Zukuri Raptor Katana
SH2415
The blade of the Unokubi Zukuri Raptor Katana is constructed after the Nagamaki sword, a long handled katana that was popular between the 12th and 14th centuries. This version of that sword features utility and display qualities.
Price: $460.00
Viking Axe Antiqued
XH1072N
Our Viking Axe and Bearded Axe are typical patterns, capable of cleaving helms or armour with impunity. They feature forged heads with sharp tempered edges and hardwood shafts. Both shafts are approximately 30 inches long.
Price: $120.00
Viking War Spear
XH1078
As the sage Norse god Odin said, you never know when you may need all of sudden your spear. Be sure to implement the Viking War Spear, a necessary element in the arsenal of any free Norse person, into your weapons collection.
Price: $215.00
Wind and Thunder Katana
SH5001
The Katana of the Wind and Thunder set is designed specifically for the martial artist who needs a sword to meet the demands of heavy target cutting. The Katana features a heavier and thicker blade with traditional furniture and fittings.
Price: $990.00
Wind and Thunder Wakizashi
SH5024
The Wind and Thunder Wakizashi works great for tameshigiri, the Japanese art of target test cutting that began in the Edo period. It has a thick, heavy blade and includes a gorgeous wind and thunder design.
Price: $700.00
Wood Grip Main Gauche
SH2117
In the art of fencing and sparring, a main gauche is a handy tool to have for blocking blows from an enemy blade. This Wood Grip Main Gauche features a classic design that will go perfectly with our Wood Grip Rapier (Item # SH1024).
Price: $175.00
Wood Grip Rapier
SH1024
Swept hilt rapiers are classic fencing swords, used for centuries as ways of solving gentlemanly disagreements among nobles. Based upon designs from 17th century Europe, this Wood Grip Rapier is a traditional Renaissance fencing sword.
Price: $320.00
Wood Handled Zatoichi Stick Sword
SH2267
A prominent figure in several aspects of Japanese culture, Zatoichi is the legendary blind samurai. The Wood Handled Zatoichi Stick Sword is designed after his iconic weapon used in the long running book, television, and film series.
Price: $250.00
Yari Ratten Wrap
SH2312
The Yari was an essential battlefield weapon of the Samurai and took great skill to use and maneuver due to its length and size. We now have two Yari designs, both based on originals dating to feudal Japan.
Price: $615.00
Zatoichi Stick Sword Folded
SH2114
CAS Hanwei now has four exciting versions of the stick sword of Zatoichi, the legendary blind Samurai. The ever-popular black SH1014, with its fully tempered carbon steel blade is now joined by the SH2298.
Price: $700.00

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