Ulfberht Sword/ Viking Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 39"- Stiklestad
Ulfberht Sword/ Viking Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 39"- Stiklestad

Ulfberht Sword/ Viking Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 39"- Stiklestad

Sale price $179.99 Regular price $294.99

Viking Ulfberht Sword Description

The Viking sword (also known as the Viking age sword) or Ulfberht sword is the type of sword prevalent in Western and Northern Europe during the Early Middle Ages.  The type of Viking sword was made famous in the Stiklestad battle. The Viking sword developed in the 8th century from the Merovingian sword and was the primary sword used by the Scandinavian based Viking people.  The sword was derived from the Roman Gladius sword.  It is a single handed sword with a sharp tip and edges designed for slashing as well as thrusting. Viking swords remained popular until the 12th century where they blended into Norman swords which were the first stages of the knightly sword.

Blade Materials

The 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 wood wrapped in leather with Damascus steel bolsters.  It comes with a leather sheath.  

Sword Details

Handle Material: Wood with Damascus Steel Bolsters

Overall Length: 39"

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


Viking Sword / Ulfberht Sword- High Carbon Damascus Steel Sword- 39"

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Customer Reviews

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Nice sword

Really nice craftsmanship for the price. Oh, and Chris Michaels seems like a real ....

Axe and sword

I bought an axe and sword for a Christmas present. My husband was stoked! Great quality and surprisingly well balanced! While I was nervous about getting the axe on time since it was made to order, the customer service was on point with all my questions. I would definitely buy from them again!


Amazing product! My husband loves it!

The perfect gift.

I bought this as a surprise gift for my wife of 28 years as we renewed our vows. Her ancestry and mine share a similar past, her's more Scandinavian than mine. It was truly a work of art, sharp, amazing patina, incredibly well made and really a magical thing to hold in your hand. Everyone at the ceremony was in awe of this Ulfbehrt. It has become a symbol of the strength of our family and will do so for generations. Thank you Brian, amazing job.
(also doubles as a handy home defense tool!!)

Ulfberht Sword/ Viking Sword

I am very pleased with the product. Once I contacted your organization and the wait timer was explained, I had no problem with it.

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