The longsword, also known as long sword or long-sword, is a type of European sword characterized by a cruciform hilt with a two handed with a straight double-edged blade. The longsword was prevalent during the late medieval and Renaissance periods (approximately 1350 to 1550), with early and late use reaching the 13th and 17th centuries. The term bastard sword is used to identify the longsword during the late medieval and Renaissance period. To be defined as a longsword sword, the sword must be between 33"-45". This is our highest grade longsword, meticulously handcrafted and perfected.
The sword is made from 1095 steel. 1095 steel is the highest carbon steel commonly used in swords. It has a carbon level of .95% which is one of the highest carbon levels for any type of steel. The most common high carbon swords are 1045 steel which only have .45% carbon content in the steel. 1095 steel is known for its ability to maintain an edge and is an incredibly hard steel. 1095 steel typically has a hardness of 56-58 HRC. This sword is made from our highest grade 1095 steel.
Handle Material: Wood with Damascus Steel Bolsters
Overall Length: 47"
Rockwell Hardness: 56-58 HRC
Sheath: Leather Sheath
Blade Material: 1095 Steel
Longsword- Highest Grade- High Carbon 1095 Steel Sword With Clay Temper- 47"