Scimitar Sword Description
A scimitar sword is a saber / sabre or backsword with a curved blade, originating in the Middle East. The curved sword or "scimitar" was common throughout the Middle East. The sabre, also spelled saber, is a backsword with a curved blade from the light cavalry of the Early Modern and Napoleonic periods. Originally associated with the Central-Eastern European cavalry such as the Hussars, the sabre became widespread in Western Europe during the Thirty Years' War via the Croat light cavalry. Lighter sabre’s also became popular with infantry divisions of the late 17th century. In the 19th century, models less curvature in the blades became common and were also used by heavy cavalry.
The military sabre was used as a dueling weapon in academic fencing in the 19th century. This led to the discipline of modern sabre fencing (introduced in the 1896 Summer Olympics) loosely based on the characteristics of the historical weapon in that it allows for cuts as well as thrusts.
This sword is made from Pattern welded Damascus steel. Pattern welded Damascus steel is a hard heat treated, folded carbon steel. There are 11 pieces of steel, folded five times, making 352 layers. The steel is the perfect combination of hardness and durability with a Rockwell hardness rating between 55 and 56 HRC. High carbon damascus steel must contain layers of high carbon steel. The high carbon steel we use is 1095 steel which is the highest content carbon steel used in swords. The combination of the steel layers creates a sword that is strong enough to hold a powerful edge while having the strength and flexibility to withstand powerful collisions. This makes the perfect steel for swords. The handle is black horn with an HRC of 55-56. It comes with a leather sheath.
Overall Length: 19"
Rockwell Hardness: 55-56 HRC
Number of layers: 352
Sheath: Leather sheath
Blade Material: Damascus steel
6 Pieces of Carbon Steel #43 and #40
5 Pieces of High Carbon Steel 1095
1st Fold- 11x2=22 Layers
2nd Fold- 22*2=44 Layers
3rd Fold- 44*2=88 Layers
4th Fold- 88*2=176 Layers
5th Fold- 176*2=352 Layers
Scimitar Sword/ Sabre Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 19"- Saber Sword
Most swords you buy online are cheaply made. But this one is not only durable but perfectly Balanced. 10/10
It looks a little cheese in the pictures but it is really incredible in person! I strongly recommend it. Also, following the other reviews, if you email them, they have discounts that are not advertised so I also got 15% off. I think the code was 15off.