Ritter Steel is a premium line of hand made functional medieval swords, Samurai swords and related weapons. They also offer Oriental styles, including the famous braided leather collection. Rittersteel uses many age old techniques to produce their medieval swords, including the hand forging of blades over hot coals. The typical medieval sword features a sharp high carbon spring steel blade, wood grips, and steel or brass guards and pommels. Most are supplied with heavy leather sheaths, others with wood covered in leather. The Rittersteel Authentics Collection is an incredible collection of medieval weaponry which look like they came right out of a museum or castle. Craftsman faithfully reproduce these functional ancient weapons of the Medieval Age and earlier with some of the same methods as were used to produce the originals. The Authentics collection would make any collector proud to own, and at a surprisingly affordable price.
Each Dussack is made from a single piece of steel and is clearly a no frills cutting weapon. Because of its simple and functional design, it was favored by commoners, who needed a weapon that could be used for a variety of purposes.
Exemplifying the style of a ninjato, the Braided Leather Ninja Short Sword features a straight blade with a sharply angled tip and a fabric wrapped handle. This sword is a splendid way to experience Japanese weaponry.
The Braided Leather Ninja Sword is a great oriental sword. The Braided Leather Ninja Sword has an overall length of 37 inches and a blade length of 27 inches. The ninja sword has a braided leather handle and a brown sheath is included.
The image of the knight and his sword will live forever through the sagas and tales of heroism during the Crusades (1096-1291) and it is easy to see why. These swords were highly valued and handed down from generation to generation.
The Celts were brave warriors from early as 500 BC, fighting with strength and fury. The close combat sword was the chosen weapon in battle, as its flared blade possessed a strong and deadly edge that could be wielded quickly.
This magnificent medieval Celtic Flame sword has magical Celt appeal! Each flame like blade of steel is masterfully forged by hand and comes with its own leather sheath, which is made individually to fit each kris blade.
The Early Norse and Celtic people of the Middle Ages created functional swords beautifully that were adorned with designs from their myths and legends. This beautiful Celtic Norse sword has a curled scroll hand engraved into its pommel.
The strong yet beautifully simple design of this sword is intended for those in the martial arts who compete and use their weapons daily. This sword has a thick hand forged blade that is designed to take the rigors of combat.
We are proud to offer the Odachi sword, a functional handmade work of art. Part of our braided leather collection, our functional Odachi Sword includes a scabbard that is hand made from wood, and covered in leather as shown.
This handmade sword is not for the faint of heart, as Great Landsknecht Swords were wielded by only the strongest and most fearless chosen front line Swiss and German soldiers of the Middle Ages, and for good reason!
This sword has been styled from an actual German Hunting sword held in private collection. Swords such as these were carried for hunting and protection throughout the forests with one hand making them a perfect riding weapon.
The Giant Samurai Sword was individually made by hand with a natural wood grip and a sheath covered with hand bound and braided leather. The workmanship put into each sword attests to each being a functional, original work of art.