Tag: HEMA

The Infanteer Sabre

∴ A Brush with Battle ∴ The scene plays out like a horrific pastiche, scored by an arhythm of blades. Strangely detached, you watch a British soldier sliced through by a French sword. The fatal blow’s deliverer gloats for a moment, before pride is…

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 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…