Step back into a time of legendary warriors and epic battles with the Ulfberht Viking Sword. Paying homage to the fierce Norse seafarers, raiders, and explorers of the Early Middle Ages, this meticulously designed weapon captures the very essence of Viking craftsmanship and martial prowess.
Emerging from the legacy of the Roman Gladius, the Viking sword was adapted to meet the unique challenges of Scandinavian warfare. Its evolution from the Merovingian sword is evident, bearing both the capacity to deliver powerful slashes and precise thrusts. Its reign on the battlefield continued until the 12th century when the Normans refined its design, paving the way for the renowned knightly swords.
Blade Characteristics Crafted from the finest 1095 steel, this blade boasts a carbon level of .95% - making it one of the most robust steels in blade craftsmanship. While the common high carbon blades are made of 1045 steel with a mere .45% carbon, the Ulfberht offers unparalleled edge retention and remarkable hardness. With a Rockwell hardness of 56-58 HRC, the sword promises longevity and resilience, befitting of a Viking warrior.
- Overall Length: 39 inches of intimidating beauty and efficiency.
- Handle: Skillfully crafted from wood, and complemented with exquisite Damascus Steel Bolsters for added elegance and strength.
- Sheath: Handmade leather sheath to ensure the blade's protection and facilitate easy carriage.
- Blade Material: Our premium-grade 1095 steel, known for its exceptional hardness and edge retention.
Whether you're a historian, a reenactor, or simply someone who appreciates the fine craftsmanship of bygone eras, the Ulfberht Viking Sword is more than a weapon—it's a piece of history, a work of art, and a testament to the Viking spirit.
Own the legacy. Embrace the Viking within with the Ulfberht High Carbon 1095 Steel Sword.