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.

Broadsword in the Scottish Claymore Style

  • Dated: early 20th century
  • Measurements: overall length 112.8cm

The work of Lorenz Kilian, head armorer of the Ernst Schmidt Atelier, the sword is made of steel with downturned quillons with trefoil tips, each inlaid with a copper disk. The circular pommel surmounts a two-stage grip with steel wire wrap and leather over writhen wood. The blade of straight, double-edged type with short central fuller.

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    Kires turned his arm over, watching the massive blade mirror the motion, sun falling from the edge. As tall as himself...
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    Wow, look at the shape of this one…
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