Category Archives: Learning

Real Swords vs Fake Swords

Real Swords vs Fake Swords
A common question for us is: “Are the swords you sell REAL?”. This isn’t the best way to look at it. A sword is meant to serve a purpose. If that purpose is to have something nice on display in your home, den, or office, pretty much any sword will do (as long as you like the look of it). Even very inexpensive swords can be beautifully designed and hand-painted. These swords are “real” .

How to choose a right sword for yourself?

Number of sword enthusiasts feel confusing when they plan to purchase a right sword, particularly for the starters. Here are the most frequently concern for most of sword lover, these are the important questions you require to learn when you want to purchase a sword. How to select the right material for the sword There are many materials available to be made into a blade. As far as Chinese and Japanese hand made sword .

Sword Steel – A Complete Guide

Welcome to Sword Steel – a Complete guide When choosing a sword, many people may ask, “What is the best sword steel?”. This question is a very complicated answer because choice of sword steel depends on what the sword will be used for. If you are looking for a decorative sword, you would want a steel that requires little maintenance and will be shiny for years to come. Stainless steels usually fit this bill, .

Knife Steel – A Complete Guide

Knifemaking 7" Overall Knife Blade Damascus Skinner BLDM2709
Knife Steel – A Complete Guide to knife steel. When first looking to buy a knife many people just look at the picture and say “that looks good”! Little do they know that a knife’s look is only half of it. The type of steel, hardening and handle materials will matter much more than its pretty looks. Of course, if you just want a knife for its looks, then buy all means, head over .

What is HEMA? (Martial Arts)

Hema Fighting
What is HEMA? HEMA stands for Historical European Martial Arts. Hema started way back in late middle ages as a form of gladiatorial combat. Very little has survived in these early peroids of HEMA and therefore, most look to 1300 to 1800’s where German and Italian schools blossomed in the late middle ages. Arts such as fencing are usually included in HEMA arts and it is an ever growing past time for many worldwide. HEMA .