Unearth the legend with the Star Short Sword, inspired by the weapon believed to have been wielded by the biblical King David. Merging historic inspiration with superior craftsmanship, this blade embodies the might and grace of the storied warrior-king.
Contrasting its longer counterpart, the longsword, the short sword is defined by its more compact design, facilitating swift and versatile combat movements. As a weapon, its prominence spanned the late medieval and Renaissance periods, marking its pivotal role in European warfare and its long-standing reputation as a reliable sidearm.
Craftsmanship and Materials
Blade: Forged with precision and care, the blade is constructed from Pattern welded Damascus steel. This meticulous process involves folding the steel multiple times, resulting in 352 distinctive layers. With a Rockwell hardness rating of 55 to 56 HRC, the blade is a testament to durability, strength, and sharpness, all essential characteristics for a blade fit for a king.
Handle: Constructed from steel, the handle provides a solid grip, ensuring stability during use. Damascus steel bolsters further accentuate the weapon, adding a touch of elegance to its rugged functionality.
Sheath: Crafted from quality leather, the sheath offers protection and a convenient means of carrying the sword.
- Handle Material: Steel
- Overall Length: 27"
- Rockwell Hardness: 55-56 HRC
- Number of layers: 352
- Sheath: Leather
- Blade Material:
- 6 Pieces of Carbon Steel #43 and #40
- 5 Pieces of High Carbon Steel 1095
- 1st Fold- 22 Layers
- 2nd Fold- 44 Layers
- 3rd Fold- 88 Layers
- 4th Fold- 176 Layers
- 5th Fold- 352 Layers
The Star Short Sword serves as a bridge between history and the present. Whether as a collector's piece or a testament to one's admiration for historic weapons, this sword stands as a beacon of King David's enduring legacy.
I ordered the sword on Tuesday and on Thursday of the same week it was at my door. And all that during the week of Christmas. Amazing! Thanks for the quick service! The sword is exactly what i was looking for. The patters on the blade from the steel being folded and worked are gorgeous, and with the special Christmas week coupon it was a Great price. The Short King David Sword has a great balance and feel and lets you imagine Davids stories in the Bible coming to life even clearer. Thanks for the new fun! Christmas Blessings, to All! j