Falchion swords varied widely in style across continent and throughout time. Falchion swords were commonly regarded as the most expensive sword of their era. Commonly falchions are shaped very much like a large meat cleaver. This style originates from the 13th and 14th centuries. The majority of the depictions in art reflect a design similar to that of the großes Messer. This blade style was influenced by the Turko-Mongol sabers that had reached the borders of Europe by the 13th century.
1095 steel which accurately matches the very hard steel content of ancient katana swords. Currently, 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. While lacking flexibility, the steel excels at remaining sharp even through high impact collisions.
Overall Length: 27.5"
Blade Material: 1095 Steel
Handle Material: Steel
Rockwell Hardness: 56-58 HRC