Roman Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 30"- Gladiator/ Gladius Sword
Roman Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 30"- Gladiator/ Gladius Sword
Roman Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 30"- Gladiator/ Gladius Sword

Roman Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 30"- Gladiator/ Gladius Sword

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Gladius Sword Description

The Gladius sword, a quintessential weapon of Ancient Roman foot soldiers, has a rich history deeply intertwined with the Roman Empire's military conquests. "Gladius" is Latin for "sword." Initially, early Roman swords resembled those of the Greeks, but by the 3rd century BC, Romans began to adopt and adapt the weapons of the Celtiberians, resulting in the iconic gladius hispaniensis, or Hispanic Sword. Roman soldiers would often use javelins to disable enemy shields and disrupt formations before engaging in close combat with their primary weapon—the Gladius. Designed for both cutting and thrusting, this versatile sword played a crucial role in Rome's battlefield dominance.

Blade Material

Our Gladius sword is meticulously crafted from Pattern Welded Damascus steel, known for its exceptional strength and striking patterns. This blade comprises 11 pieces of steel, folded five times to create 352 layers. The high carbon steel used, specifically 1095 steel, ensures a perfect balance of hardness and durability, with a Rockwell hardness rating between 55 and 56 HRC. This combination allows the sword to maintain a sharp edge while offering the resilience needed to withstand powerful impacts. The wooden handle, accented with brass bolsters, complements the sword's robust construction, and it comes with a leather sheath for protection and ease of transport.

Sword Details

  • Handle Material: Wood with Brass Bolsters
  • Overall Length: 30"
  • Rockwell Hardness: 55-56 HRC
  • Number of Layers: 352
  • Sheath: Leather sheath
  • Blade Material: Damascus Steel
    • Comprising 6 pieces of Carbon Steel (#43 and #40) and 5 pieces of High Carbon Steel (1095)
    • Folding 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

Product Highlights

  • Type: High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword
  • Length: 28"
  • Design: Inspired by Gladiator and Roman swords

This meticulously crafted Gladius sword not only pays homage to its historical roots but also stands as a testament to superior craftsmanship, making it a prized addition to any collection.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Richard Nason (Colorado Springs, US)

I had high expectations when I ordered this sword based on the photos and the description of the sword. Even with my high expectations, I was absolutely wowed by the beauty and craftsmanship of this sword, its sheath, and its packaging. This sword is absolutely amazing. Top-notch, and would highly recommend that anyone that's into swords and especially Gladius styled swords, Order This Now!!! You will NOT be disappointed!!!

Unique and Wonderful

This is one uniquely incredible sword! Patterned, etched, full tang, etc. I guess you just have to get one to try it to understand!

Sick Sword

Unbelievable patterning on the blade just as advertised. I can't really describe how awesome it is.

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