Shamshir Sword Description
The Shamshir, a distinctive type of backsword, has its roots in the Middle East. Its Indian counterpart, known as the Tulwar, shares many similarities, though it predates the Scimitar. The term "shamshir" once encompassed a wide array of swords from various regions, each boasting their own unique style.
Tracing its origins back to the 9th century, the Scimitar gained prominence in the wake of the Mongol invasions that began in the 13th century. Between the 14th and 19th centuries, it was a favored weapon of the Ottoman Empire.
Numerous styles of Scimitar swords exist, with the Shamshir, Saif, Talwar, and Pulwar among the most popular. Each of these swords features a Scimitar base, adorned with distinct regional embellishments. It's worth noting that many contemporary sabre weapons trace their origins back to the Scimitar.
Handle Material: Steel
Overall Length: 37"
Sheath: Steel sheath
Blade Material: Stainless steel