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Together with weapons such as the axe, seax and spear, the Viking sword was one of the most useful offensive tools for the Norsemen (Vikings).
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.
A Viking sword was 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 with handles and fittings covered in knotwork and designs that showed the hidden depths to their rich culture. 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.
This Viking sword has a high carbon steel blade with an extra wide fuller running its entire length. The rugged wood handle is large enough for even the biggest warrior hand, while the pommel and guard have been finished in an antique copper. Includes matching leather scabbard and shoulder baldric.
The Maldon Viking sword from Windlass Steelcrafts Battlecry collection is a light, agile and resilient fighting blade that captures nearly everything that made this style a formidable and near legendary design.
With this sword I think I could pillage Europe on my own this is a beautiful and well made item. I looked over every inch of the sword itself and it was exactly what I had hoped for, sturdy, strong, tight and well balanced. The blade was sharpened too and it's sharp, trust me.
The scabbard was great but the copper over lay was a little darker than I expected but matched the handle so it worked.
The packaging was pretty impressive too I think it took me 10 minutes to get it out of all the wrapping so I'm totally impressed.
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.
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