Category: The Balefire Chronicles

The Chronicles offer advice on commissioning and caring for your swords, musings on the art and actuality of creating weapons, and news about our international wanderings.

The BALEFIRE BADGE

∴ Show Your Colours ∴ Does your fencing jacket need a little more pizazz on the piste? Is your kit bag in need of a rock’n’roll overhaul? Or maybe you just want to tell the world you have great taste in swords. After numerous… Continue Reading “The BALEFIRE BADGE”

All About Available Now

∴ What is our Available Now page? ∴ If you’ve browsed our site before, chances are you’ve seen our “Available Now” page, where we list one-of-a-kind Balefire swords available to buy on a first-come-first-served basis. While we operate almost exclusively as a bespoke artisan… Continue Reading “All About Available Now”

Forging On: How the Waiting List Works

∴ Lessons From Time∴ As we roll into a new year, we can’t help but reflect on the last one – and on how the international ups and downs of Covid and Brexit have affected our business. We have been fortunate as a small… Continue Reading “Forging On: How the Waiting List Works”

The Art of Balefire Blades

∴ A Lasting Chronicle ∴ The first print run of the Art of Balefire Blades has sold out – we thank you all for your interest, and will update this page when we print another run. We are proud to present a project we’ve… Continue Reading “The Art of Balefire Blades”

Addressing the Coronavirus

∴ We Live in Interesting Times∴ To our customers and community, We want to take a chance to update you on our situation during this period of general upheaval due to the Coronavirus. The good news is that so far, we’re able to keep… Continue Reading “Addressing the Coronavirus”