Tag: longsword

The Aranarth Scabbard

∴ Rugged Nobility ∴ When tasked to make a scabbard for the Lord of the Rings inspired Aranarth Longsword, a plethora of images immediately flooded my mind. While our client was particularly inspired by the now classic swords and scabbards made by Weta for… Continue Reading “The Aranarth Scabbard”

The Aranarth Longsword

∴ A Waiting Fate∴ With your back to a gnarled blackthorn, you wait. You’ve got good at it over the years. Waiting for a rabbit to trip a well-laid trap. Waiting for darker quarry as well. Waiting for news. For her. For history to… Continue Reading “The Aranarth Longsword”

The Hringr Longsword

∴ A Cunning Protector∴ “I don’t believe you,” you say again, turning the leather-wrapped handle over in your hands. The man sitting opposite you grins, his heavy-lined eyes glinting in the guttering candlelight. “What did you expect?” he asks, “A jewel-encrusted pommel? A glistening… Continue Reading “The Hringr Longsword”

The Andalus Longsword

∴ An Ornate Echo∴ The summer evening air is perfumed with orange and myrtle, carrying a cascade of memories. You close your eyes and drink in the melody of the place: running water punctuated by a nightingale trill. You fancy you can almost feel the… Continue Reading “The Andalus Longsword”

The Basilica Feder

∴ A Divine Inheritance ∴ Beams of jewel-toned light refract from perfect curves as the scent of incense rises on still, thin air. With a curt bow to the altar, you slip into a side chapel and gesture for the boy to follow. This… Continue Reading “The Basilica Feder”