Viking

The feared Vikings took to the seas from Scandinavia in their fearsome longships for many reasons; exploration, trade and of course to raid and plunder. From this rich culture came some of history’s fiercest warriors, myths and legends. Atlanta Cutlery has an extensive selection of fine Norse replicas, from drinking horns, clothing and jewelry to weapons and Viking armor. Outfit your next great sea going adventure from our well researched and wide array of items for men and women.  

Viking Swords

Viking swords were expensive and time consuming to make. They were typically double edged, but single-edged swords were not unknown. The blades were pattern-welded, a method of sword making where iron and steel were forge-welded together. Together with weapons such as the axe, seax and spear, the sword was one of the most useful offensive tools for a Viking warrior. Viking swords were typically meant for single-handed use, with the other hand holding a stout round shield. They were more than mere weapons of combat; a sword often indicated wealth and status. Also, these blades were heirlooms and given names and survived generations.

Atlanta Cutlery is proud of the variety of swords it offers. We carry a stunning range of Viking swords that would suit both the standard warrior and Viking royalty. We also understand that no Viking sword collection is complete without the Ulfberht, a weapon so ahead of its time it was considered mystical in some quarters. Our amazing replica does this sword justice. Also, check out the Migration Period Sword based on a 7th-century design and Eric the Red Sword that is inspired by the legendary Norwegian Viking. Of course, we have much more in this collection – blades forged with expert hands and with detail exquisite enough to turn the head of even the most battle-hardened Norse warrior.

Although an authentic Viking sword is hard to come by, we will give you premium-quality weapon replica derived from those wielded by the most terrifying seafarers in history.

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Viking Axes, Knives & Spearheads

Long-handled Viking axes were widely used at the height of Norse domination. They might have been even more popular than the sword. The double-handed broad axe that movies often depict them with were developed later, perhaps around the 10th and 11th centuries. The Viking warrior could not fight with the broad, two-handed axe and hold the shield at the same time so he would wait patiently, shielded by the first line of soldiers, and rush out at the opportune moment to inflict damage. Berserkers were a fearsome sight on the battlefield.

Of all the offensive weapons, the Viking spear was the most common. It featured a spearhead fixed to a wooden shaft using a rivet or pin. The spear was ideal for thrusting and throwing. The blades heads came in different shapes and sizes, with some exhibiting “wings” on them which prevented them from sinking too deep into a target for easier retrieval. Skilled Viking warriors are said to have had the ability to hurl two spears simultaneously using both hands.

Viking knives were another important part of the armory. They were carried throughout the day on the belt. The blade was shorter than the sax (or seax) that was popular during the early Viking Age. This one-handed, single-edged weapon had simple fittings and was made of bone, wood, or horn.

Atlanta Cutlery has an excellent collection of Viking spearheads, axes, knives, and seaxes. Besides looking good, all weapons in the selection are made with a high degree of care and detail and built to perform and last.

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Viking Costumes and Accessories

Viking men and women dressed for the inclement weather, but had a stylish way of  using the linens and wools naturally available to create a unique, simple yet handsome look. Atlanta Cutlery sells apparel for just about any Viking ensemble from jewelry, drinking horns and utensils to tunics and dresses.

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Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Viking Throwing Axe

Beautiful dragon. makes this one special.
Reviewed by: Margaret, July 04, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Crecy War Dagger

I'm so pleased to find your website you have great knives including this dagger which is absolutely beautiful and deadly at the same time it's GREAT! I'll be ordering much more things!
Reviewed by: Martin, March 17, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Crecy War Dagger

Was not sure what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised.  Good quality steel.  Does not beg for attention but is silently deadly looking.  I don't go around stabbing bottles or random pieces of wood.  It to be used as a tool.  Can be used to stab and slash.  Yepper, I would recommend it.
Reviewed by: Jim, March 13, 2019

Review of: Viking Ulfberht

Just received mine today. Nice feel.  Quality built.  Good balance.  Good finish.  Seems to have good temper.  I ordered it sharpened and it did come sharp.  I have many Windlass swords in my collection.  I plan to display instead of use this sword.  I also bought the shield.  It is also a well built product.
Reviewed by: JAMES H, February 22, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Maldon Viking Seax

Gorgeous looking blade. Well made blade and scabbard. The handle fits nicely in your hand.
Reviewed by: Barry, October 12, 2018

Review of: Battlecry Maldon Viking Sword

Very satisfied!  This sword is very well made and has great balance, the perfect weapon to take on any raid!  
Reviewed by: Anthony, June 16, 2017

Review of: Battlecry Maldon Viking Seax

Well built very functional blade. Can chop small trees and brush. Can split kindling some. Can strip bark well, overall a pretty functional blade in the woods with a true Viking sword feel. Very glad I bought it.
Reviewed by: Joshua, November 30, 2016