Tag: rapier

The Nobilissima Rapier

∴ A Noble Calling∴ Rosy evening rays blush over golden stone and softly lapping waters. A lull settles over the harbour as fishermen and dock workers pause wordlessly to watch the sun perform its swansong. You drink in the salt-tinged air and feel a…

The Dioscuri Rapier (Sparring Version)

∴ An Alternate View ∴ The carriage clatters over cobbled streets, its clangour at odds with your hammering pulse. Drawing a silver watch from your pocket, you mark with distaste the tremor of your hand. Were this any other duel, the blood would run…

The Countess Rapier

∴ An Elegant Solution∴ “The Countess will see you shortly,” says the footman, bowing curtly and turning on his heel. You exhale, and the empty room swallows the sound.  You’ve heard the stories about the crumbling schloss and its sole inhabitant – about how…

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…

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…