Transport yourself to the fearless era of the Early Middle Ages and embody the spirit of the intrepid Viking seafarers with our extraordinary Ulfberht Viking Sword. This exceptional weapon, also known as the Viking Age Sword, earned its legendary reputation through its participation in the historic Battle of Stiklestad.
Originating in the 8th century as a descendant of the Roman Gladius and evolving from the Merovingian sword, the Ulfberht sword became the weapon of choice for the daring Viking people of Scandinavia. With its sharp edges, pointed tip, and single-handed design, this sword was expertly crafted for both slashing and thrusting maneuvers. The Viking swords held their dominance until the 12th century, gradually transforming into the illustrious Norman swords, heralding the era of knightly weaponry.
Blade of Distinction: Our Ulfberht Viking Sword is an exquisite example of Pattern welded Damascus steel craftsmanship. The blade, meticulously forged from heat-treated folded carbon steel, consists of 11 individual pieces artfully folded five times, resulting in a remarkable 352 layers. This impeccable steel blend exhibits the perfect fusion of hardness and durability, boasting an impressive Rockwell hardness rating of 55-56 HRC.
The core of this Viking sword features layers of high carbon steel, most notably the renowned 1095 steel celebrated for its exceptional carbon content. The intricate layering process bestows the blade with outstanding strength to maintain a razor-sharp edge, while also providing the flexibility and resilience necessary to withstand powerful impacts. In essence, it embodies the epitome of an ideal steel for a sword.
Exceptional Handle and Sheath: The handle of our Ulfberht Viking Sword showcases a harmonious blend of wood and Damascus steel bolsters, elegantly enveloped in supple leather, offering a comfortable and secure grip. To ensure convenient portability and safeguarding, the sword is accompanied by a meticulously crafted leather sheath.
- Handle Material: Wood with Damascus Steel Bolsters
- Overall Length: 38"
- Rockwell Hardness: 55-56 HRC
- Number of Layers: 352
- Sheath: Leather Sheath
- Blade Material: Damascus Steel, featuring:
- 6 Pieces of Carbon Steel #43 and #40
- 5 Pieces of High Carbon Steel 1095
- Layering Process:
- 1st Fold: 11x2=22 Layers
- 2nd Fold: 22x2=44 Layers
- 3rd Fold: 44x2=88 Layers
- 4th Fold: 88x2=176 Layers
- 5th Fold: 176x2=352 Layers
The Ulfberht Viking Sword stands not only as a formidable weapon but also as a cherished legacy of the Viking Age—an homage to their audacious spirit and exceptional artistry. With this sword in your possession, you can truly embrace the heritage and prowess of the Viking warriors.