Cold Steel is a U.S. based sword and knife company that is known for their rigorous standards for quality and performance. They provide high performance knives and swords that are designed to be tried and true, the result of painstaking research and development. This is a Cold Steel hallmark and they do not exaggerate. Their sword descriptions are highly accurate and come with a free Cold Steel DVD to show how strong these swords are. Cold Steel swords represent real, solid value for the money and definitely the top of the line for battle ready Medieval swords and Oriental style swords.
In homage to the Japanese swords of old, the Imperial Wakizashi has been made using high quality, traditional materials for its fittings. The curved blade is made of hand polished carbon steel, making this ornate piece a functional weapon.
A popular Italian short sword during the Renaissance, the cinquedea name translates to Five Fingers, referencing the width of the blade near the guard. The Italian Cinquedea is made from expertly heat-treated high carbon steel.
Modeled on the Italian concept of sword design, the blade and balance of the Italian Long Sword slightly favors thrusting attacks, however, its cutting edges are astonishingly effective too and can deliver downright ferocious blows.
The concept of the guardian lion emerged in China over 1800 years ago during the Han Dynasty. The Jade Lion Gim draws upon that same protective reputation, combining intricate ceremonial styling with battle-ready performance.
Designed by noted swordsman Luke LaFontaine and bearing his name, the high-quality LaFontaine Sword of War combines elements of a 16th century sword of war with a complex hilt longsword, resulting in a true masterpiece.
Inspired by the side arm of choice for many foot soldiers and journeyman warriors throughout history, the Man at Arms Arming Sword has a smaller and more agile design than many of the heavier swords on the medieval battlefield.
A modern interpretation of the 17th century English mortuary hilt sword, the Man at Arms English Backsword is fast and lively in the hand and a sheer delight to use for training. The single-handed sword feels nimble and strong.
A spectacular weapon which replicates the styling seen in medieval era Germany, the Man at Arms Grosse Messer by Cold Steel is an enormous sword which is wieldable in either one or two hands and features a single razor sharp edge.
An incredible sword which is balanced for use with either one or two hands, the Man at Arms Hand and a Half Sword by Cold Steel employs the styling of a bastard sword and is exceptionally designed for unparalleled versatility in battle.
Exemplifying the design of a medieval era Italian longsword, the Man at Arms Italian Longsword by Cold Steel features a long and slender blade which is exceptionally proficient in both slashing and thrusting style attacks.
Designed for only the strongest swordsmen who are large in stature and seek an astonishingly powerful weapon, the Man at Arms Two Handed Great Sword by Cold Steel is an exceptionally balanced and battle-ready great sword.
Made of the heaviest grade polypropylene available, the Medieval Training Sword replicates the look of a real sword without the dangers associated with a sharp blade. This synthetic training weapon is ideal for practice combat.
Not only was Joseph willing to help look for something appropriate for this project, when asked, he actually went and got each piece we were looking at so that he could measure them and give me the dimensions. I used up an extraordinary amount of his time. He was knowledgeable, patient and pleasa...