Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Hand-made Swords - Dagfinnr - Day Finder

The blade on this sword is a composite pattern welded construction of two 9 layer interupted twist bars with a 700 layer folded edge strand running around the cutting edge. It is forged of 1075/8670m and has a subtle blue sheen.

The hilt is carved with runic inscriptions which call on the elements: isa, brisingr, jostr, orindi - ice, fire, yeast, breath. Carved on the hilt, grip and scabbard are the ancient symbols of the dragons heart, the sacred goal of every dragon slayer.

Source: Copyright All Images & Text Copyright by Jake Powning © 2011 

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