Delve into an Era of Honor with the Pristine Longsword
Embark on an expedition through the late medieval and Renaissance epochs with the exquisitely forged Longsword, also revered as the King Sword. The signature cruciform hilt and double-handed grip echo the dominion this mighty blade held on the battlefields, rendering it a chosen extension of the era's valiant warriors. Representing the zenith of weapon-craft from approximately 1350 to 1550, the Longsword transcends a mere weapon, morphing into a timeless emblem of chivalry and martial honor.
The epithet "bastard sword" alludes to the remarkable versatility and adaptability inherent to this majestic blade. Stretching to an imposing 41 inches, with a 33-inch blade length and an 8-inch handle, this specimen embodies the martial pinnacle the Longsword was envisioned to represent.
This sword unfolds as a narrative of passion, skill, and an unyielding pursuit of craftsmanship. Every facet, from the meticulously sculpted hilt to the razor-sharp blade, narrates the devotion and mastery of its creator. The accompanying handcrafted leather sheath ensures its precious form is preserved and safeguarded during moments of reprieve.
Unmatched Blade Artistry: At the heart of this martial marvel lies the Pattern-welded Damascus steel, a harmonious meld of ancient forging artistry and warfare prowess. The blade, showcasing 352 hypnotic layers, is conceived from 11 pieces of folded carbon steel, not only crafting a visual spectacle but also promising a blend of unrivaled strength and flexibility. Boasting a Rockwell hardness of 55 to 56 HRC, the blade is a testament to enduring sharpness and durability.
True to age-old traditions, high-carbon Damascus steel of this grade is augmented with layers of high carbon steel. Employing 1095 steel, famed for its resilience and edge-retention, the layering technique ensures a deadly edge capable of withstanding the harsh rigors of combat.
Handle: Crafted from sturdy steel and adorned with brass bolsters, it offers the wielder a firm grip and an enduring sense of robustness.
Overall Length: 41 inches
Rockwell Hardness: 55-56 HRC
Number of Layers: 352
Sheath: Artisanal leather, meticulously crafted to shield the blade.
Carbon Steel: 6 pieces of #43 and #40
- High Carbon Steel: 5 pieces of 1095
Layering Evolution: 1st Fold: 22 Layers 2nd Fold: 44 Layers 3rd Fold: 88 Layers 4th Fold: 176 Layers 5th Fold: 352 Layers
The Longsword is more than a weapon; it's a voyage through time, a tribute to the valor of yesteryears. Whether a collector, history aficionado, or reenactor, this sword offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of martial artistry and historical legacy.