The Bastard Sword: The Master Stroke of Medieval Steel
Venture back to the era where swords were the epitome of war and honor. Here emerges the Bastard Sword, a magnificent fusion of medieval craftsmanship and lethal elegance, also revered as the Longsword. This embodiment of European martial heritage carries a cruciform hilt, designed for two hands to dance along its hilt, orchestrating a symphony of steel and valor upon the fields of honor.
Historical Reverence: Flourishing amidst the late medieval and Renaissance epochs, around 1350 to 1550, with its legacy stretching as far as the 13th and 17th centuries, the Bastard Sword became a symbol of martial mastery. Its name isn’t mere coincidence but a portrayal of its versatility in combat, being an exemplary companion in the duels of nobility and the frenzied clashes of war.
Technical Artistry: Forged in the furnace of tradition, this Bastard Sword is a modern-day rendition of the historic legend, crafted from the revered Pattern welded Damascus steel. This meticulous process entails the forging of 11 pieces of steel, folded meticulously five times to result in 352 layers of unmatched strength and beauty. This complex layering not only narrates the tale of ancient blacksmithing prowess but culminates in a Rockwell hardness rating of 55 to 56 HRC.
- Handle Material: Skillfully crafted Wood accompanied by Brass Bolsters.
- Overall Length: A well-measured 37”, a length synonymous with balance and agility.
- Rockwell Hardness: 55-56 HRC, the testament of unyielding strength.
- Sheath: Exquisite Leather sheath, guarding the legend within.
Blade Material: The soul of the sword, the Damascus steel, bearing:
- 6 Pieces of Carbon Steel #43 and #40
- 5 Pieces of High Carbon Steel 1095
- And a folding legacy culminating in 352 layers of unyielding resolve.
The Bastard Sword - A 37" High Carbon Damascus Steel Longsword: Your Legacy Awaits
Evoke the chivalry of ancient warriors and feel the cold, yet inviting touch of the Bastard Sword’s hilt. As you unsheathe it, feel the whispers of a thousand battles surge through your veins. This isn’t just a sword; it's a key to a time where honor was etched in steel, a companion of the true martial connoisseur.
Embrace the legacy, wield the Bastard Sword, and let the echoes of ancient valiance resonate through time once more.
It has a beautiful folding pattern, feels sturdy, and is exactly what I expected.
I have bought three swords from Battling Blades and I love each one. The sheaths that are supplied are very high quality too. I will buy from these guys again.
This is a perfect sword. It is exactly what you expect from a traditional longsword and I am very impressed with the craftsmanship. Fast shipping, high quality, low price. I could not ask for more.