The Arming Sword also called knight's or knightly sword is a single handed cruciform sword of the Middle Ages. These swords have a small fuller, standard sized hilt and narrow blade. The Arming sword was in use from about 10th century to about the 16th century. The sword was worn by a knight even when not in armor and was typically used with a shield or buckler. Arming swords worn for both a symbol of the knight's rank and for defense. The arming sword led to the rise of the long sword and eventually evolved into the cut and thrust swords of the Renaissance Era. These swords were designed more for cutting and thrust fighting possessing a wider and much heavier blades. Modern scholars have also classified them as being broadswords. Our Arming swords can be used for display or for battle re-enactments, each reproduction is created to the specifications of the original. The dimensions and weight are accurate on every piece so you get a medieval weapon that is actually balanced and fun to hold instead of just pretty to look at. Medieval times were sometimes brutal, sometimes romantic, but always a source of intrigue. We invite you to share in the experience of an era past with our collection of Arming swords. All our Arming Swords are expertly hand-crafted and authentic replicas! You can display them in your office, home or for Medieval Reenactments.
The day comes early, and there is much to do. You awaken before the master and quietly head outdoors. With the Curved Guard Medieval Sword in hand, the squire trains alone, unlocking the skills necessary to become a true knight.
Damascus steel was fabled not only for its appearance, but also for its incredible strength and its ability to hold a superb edge. This Damascus Medieval Leaf Shaped Sword features the look and feel of that same legendary steel.
Take the worlds breath away! This officially licensed replica sword from the HBO show Game of Thrones is modeled after the prop used on the show. Our Damascus Steel Widows Wail features high quality materials for a unique appearance.
They were not called the Dark Ages for nothing. It was dangerous times, and a mans best friend in that era was the sword at his hip. This Dark Ages Arming Sword delivers to you the classic sword of the age, to use in your endeavors.
The Deluxe El Cid Tizona Sword by Marto is a reproduction of a sword that belonged to the Castilian knight Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known as El Cid Campeador. This sword is double-edged, fully tempered, and decorated with 24K gold.
The Deluxe Sword of Emperor Charlemagne, by Marto, is a replica of one of the most well-known swords in the world, the traditional coronation sword of France, once attributed to the great Emperor Charlemagne.
Arm yourself for a knightly adventure when you carry the Edwin Stage Combat Sword in hand. Designed for realistic stage fighting and historical costume use, this stage combat sword is inspired by the blades of early medieval knights.
The El Cid Tizona Sword is a reproduction of a sword that belonged to the Castilian knight Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known as El Cid Campeador in the 11th century. It celebrates the heroics often attributed to its wielder.
This European Arming Sword has been styled in an early form boasting a dashing single handed, all brass guard and handle. The European Arming Sword has a straight, double-edged carbon steel blade that is 27 inches long.
Wield the unmatched power of a master assassin with the Fantasy Assassin Sword. The deadly combination of an evil fanged beast with a classic longsword blade will give you a fearsome edge in your fantasy assassin ensemble.
Among the many forms of art in the castle of any king, there is usually a sword or two mounted on a wall. The Golden Knights Sword and Plaque is a knightly sword decoration for you to display on the walls of your own castle!
The Great Captain Sword by Marto begins with Gonzalo Ferdinaz de Cordoba, a military leader in the time of the Catholic Kings. Distinguished and strong, this warrior built an army that was the base of Spanish power in the 16th century.