Category: HEMA

Experimental rapier blades

∴ An experiment in extremities ∴ When a customer requested a matched pair of rapier blades, designed for both single-handed and double-handed use, we couldn’t resist the chance to experiment. While the blades and tangs needed to be elongated for two-handed use, the client…

The Reverent Partisan

∴ A Proud Polearm∴ Step, two three. Step, two three. Step, two three. Halt. You sweep the wooden shaft under your arm, taking a half-step forward and dipping your head in respect to the mounted captain. Your downcast eyes cannot help but catch the…

The Bindingsbane Feder

∴ A Training Sword with Bite ∴ You half-step-half-stumble through the sturdy storeroom door and pull it closed behind you. Sinking to the floor, you feel your way over flags, wary of any sound that might give you away. Your fingers brush besom bristles and…

The Warding Sword

∴ A Scholar’s Defense∴ You place the sword before the altar of Walpurga, wincing at the clatter of steel on stone. The Saint’s painted eyes look on serenely, with no hint of her namesake’s challenging smile. For months you pored over the texts by…