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.

Viking Swords
First Sword
Dated: 10th Century
Measurements: overall length: 100cm. Weight: 1450gr
Lost-wax-casting brass pommel and cross-guard, accurately decorated. Wooden grip bound with a cord made of intertwined leather thongs. Steel blade with central fuller. 
Second Sword
Dated: 10th century
Measurements: overall length: 96cm. Weight: 1400gr
Iron cross guard and pommel. Wooden grip bound with leather thongs. Steel blade with fuller.
Third Sword
Dated: 10th century
Measurements: overall length: 103cm. Weight: 1950gr
Pommel and cross-guard decorated with patterns in relief.  Grip bound with thin twisted iron wire.  Long steel blade with wide central fuller.  
Forth Sword
Dated: 10 century
Measurements: overall length: 100cm. Weight: 1800gr 
Bronze hilt, with diamond pattern decoration. Steel blade with large central fuller.
Fifth Sword
Dated: 10th century 
Measurements: overall length: 100cm. Weight:  1600gr
Steel blade with large fuller. Decorated bronze cross guard and pommel. Wooden grip wrapped with leather.
Sixth Sword
Dated: 10th century
Measurements: overall length: 101cm. Weight: 1550gr
Steel blade with large fuller. Plain iron pommel and cross-guard of iron. Wooden grip wrapped with black leather.

Source: Copyright © A Work of Art

Viking Swords

First Sword

  • Dated: 10th Century
  • Measurements: overall length: 100cm. Weight: 1450gr

Lost-wax-casting brass pommel and cross-guard, accurately decorated. Wooden grip bound with a cord made of intertwined leather thongs. Steel blade with central fuller. 

Second Sword

  • Dated: 10th century
  • Measurements: overall length: 96cm. Weight: 1400gr

Iron cross guard and pommel. Wooden grip bound with leather thongs. Steel blade with fuller.

Third Sword

  • Dated: 10th century
  • Measurements: overall length: 103cm. Weight: 1950gr

Pommel and cross-guard decorated with patterns in relief.  Grip bound with thin twisted iron wire.  Long steel blade with wide central fuller.  

Forth Sword

  • Dated: 10 century
  • Measurements: overall length: 100cm. Weight: 1800gr 

Bronze hilt, with diamond pattern decoration. Steel blade with large central fuller.

Fifth Sword

  • Dated: 10th century 
  • Measurements: overall length: 100cm. Weight:  1600gr

Steel blade with large fuller. Decorated bronze cross guard and pommel. Wooden grip wrapped with leather.

Sixth Sword

  • Dated: 10th century
  • Measurements: overall length: 101cm. Weight: 1550gr

Steel blade with large fuller. Plain iron pommel and cross-guard of iron. Wooden grip wrapped with black leather.

Source: Copyright © A Work of Art

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