Embark on a voyage back through time with this meticulously crafted Viking Sword. Renowned as a symbol of the fierce Scandinavian warriors of the Viking Age, this sword epitomizes the robust yet refined engineering that underscores the legacy of the Viking Ulfberht. With a lineage tracing back to the Roman Gladius, this evolution culminated in a weapon superbly balanced for swift, deadly slashes and thrusts.
Blade Material: The blade of this Viking sword is forged from Pattern welded Damascus steel, a meticulous process which involves folding carbon steel eleven times to create a remarkable 352-layered blade. Employing high carbon 1095 steel, known for its exceptional hardness and durability, results in a Rockwell hardness rating of 55-56 HRC. This sword is a testament to an era where the steel's mettle was as tested and true as the warriors who wielded it.
Handle Material: Encased in a handle made from sturdy wood and adorned with brass bolsters, this Viking sword ensures a firm grip, allowing the bearer to wield it with precision and grace. The historical semblance of the handle material adds a dash of authenticity, paying homage to the swordsmiths of yore.
Sheath: Accompanying this magnificent sword is a durable leather sheath, a simple yet effective way to protect your blade while not in use. The sheath's understated elegance complements the majestic appearance of the sword, making it a captivating ensemble for any enthusiast.
- Overall Length: 31"
- Rockwell Hardness: 55-56 HRC
- Number of layers: 352
- Sheath: Leather sheath
- Blade Material: Damascus steel
The meticulous construction process
- 6 Pieces of Carbon Steel #43 and #40
- 5 Pieces of High Carbon Steel 1095
- 1st Fold- 11x2=22 Layers
- 2nd Fold- 22*2=44 Layers
- 3rd Fold- 44*2=88 Layers
- 4th Fold- 88*2=176 Layers
- 5th Fold- 176*2=352 Layers
This Viking Sword is more than just a piece of metal; it's a slice of history, a reflection of the legendary Viking valor, and a tribute to the time-honored tradition of swordsmithing. Whether it graces your wall or accompanies you to a reenactment, the Viking Sword promises to be a conversation starter and a treasure for generations.
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