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Tired of plastic cups at the faire? Looking to spice up your party drinkware selection? Need to give the perfect, engraved gift? Tired of all these question? So are we! So just click on the image already and have a look at our incredible cups, tankards and goblets! Strongblade has a gorgeous selection of drinkware. No, these are so beautiful, we should call it Artware! And what better way to personalize your artware than with our custom engraving! That’s right! It’s like a tattoo for your tankard!


Above all Strongblade is a sword manufacturer and supplier.


Engraveable swords and tankards
Swords and tankards that can be custom engraved.

LARP and Foam

Swords, axes, spears, armor and more for Live Action Role Play.


Tankards Mugs
Tankards, goblets, mugs and steins.


Helmets, chainmail, bracers and greaves.


fantasy gifts
Unicorns, dragons, fairies and other fantasy gifts.


Flintlock Replicas
Flintlock, blunderbuss and pistol replicas.


Masks, elf ears, medieval clothing and other costumes.


Pendants, bracelets, rings, lockets and more.

Ye Old Bargins

Sale and Closeout Items
Sale, Closeout and Scratch and Dent Items

Engraving Gallery

Engraving Gallery
Some of Our Impressive Engravings


  • December 2017: Lots of new inventory of our most popular products have just arrived in time for the holiday season.
  • November 2017: LLove dragons? Get your Drag-on! Check out our dragon bookends with custom engraved plate options.
  • October 2017: Upgraded our website search enging with enhanced filtering to help you find the exact product you are looking for.
  • September 2017: What could be cooler than a custom engraved Force FX Lightsabers. Now they are available from Strongblade.
  • August 2017: We have had several customers ask us if we can engrave our axes so we are now offering two axes which can be engraved through our online engraving utility. They are the Double Bladed Battle Axe and the Single Bladed Battle Axe.
  • July 2017: We have expanded our Quicksilver Series of Affordable/Engravable Daggers to include several new swords. Sometimes bigger is better.
  • June 2017: Strongblade announces the release of engraving sleeves. The biggest advancement in sword engraving since....well since ever!

Featured Products


Knife Holder for LARP Throwing Knife

Knife Holder for LARP Throwing Knife


Premium Leather Bracers, Hero

Premium Leather Bracers, Hero


Swordsman Shirt

Swordsman Shirt


Foam Viking Shield

Foam Viking Shield


Viking Axe With Extended Upper Horn

Viking Axe With Extended Upper Horn


Italian Dueling Pistol, Flintlock

Italian Dueling Pistol, Flintlock

Dark Recourse

Short Sword

The short sword was the utilitarian sword of history. Longer and sturdier than a knife, but much easier to weild than a broadsword or battle sword. It is difficult to determine when the short sword made the transition from knife to sword, but the most well known ancient short sword is the Spanish gladius, which was used by roman legionnaires and gladiators alike. In fact, the term gladiator actually comes from gladius.

Early short swords were often carried by spearmen in armies. These warriors would use their spears to keep their enemies at bay, but when the enemy closed to melee range, the spearmen/archers would drop their primary weapon and switch to the short sword, which was surprisingly effective in close combat.

Short swords evolved in europe into smaller versions of arming and battle swords. Longbowmen carried them as their primary melee choice, although if the archers were involved in hand-to-hand fighting, it was usually a sign that your army was in trouble.

Short swords were often elegant and compact enough to be worn by nobles and warriors alike, even outside of combat.

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