Category: Swords

The Intrinsicate Rapier

∴ An Elegant Equilibrium∴ The play is all politics and murder, but that’s not why you’re on the edge of your hard wooden seat. You should have paid heed to the clawing feeling as you dressed for the theatre. It’s too soon to be…

Rascal, the Needle of Kinloss

∴ Honourable Satisfaction ∴ You run you hand over long black case and sigh. It was only a dalliance. In another time and place you might have gone through the proper channels, acted with propriety, married the girl and made a brother of Lord…

The Dioscuri Rapiers

∴ A beguiling edge ∴ “They can’t live with each other, and they can’t live without each other”, your mother always said, laughing over her lace-edged fan. If only she could see you now, you think bitterly. Brothers, and twins at that, you’ve always…

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 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…

The Ellis Shortsword

∴ A trusty companion ∴ The cobbles are harsh and unfamiliar beneath your travel-worn feet as you pace the empty square. The spectre of last night’s wine sits heavy in your stomach. You brush your hand over the pommel of your sword. Its slight…