High Carbon Steel Celtic Sword with Sheath
This Celtic shortsword has a polished steel semicircle guard is which is accented with brass rivets and fits snugly over the flared forte of the sword's blade. The blade is forged from our rugged high-carbon steel and is oak-leaf shaped.
Roman Gladius Vesparum: Wasp-waisted Roman Gladius
This magnificent gladius features a wasp style blade and a beautifully carved wooden grip. Each segment of the grip is carved deep for a secure hold, and separated with polished brass spacers.
The Legionnaire: Rugged, Crowned Roman Gladius with Leather Grip
This gladius is a gorgeous version of the sword that conquered 75 percent of the known world. It's a replica of a standard "Pompeii" style gladius, with a few important modifications. The greatest is the "Crowned" pommel which provides extra grip area.
Ancient Greek Hoplite's Phalanx Blade
The Hoplite's blade has an oak-leaf shape, slightly wider toward the point than at the base of the blade. The tho silvered guard is simple and efficient. The pommel is also silvered to a mirror finish.
Moulner Falcatus Premium Double Curved Short Sword with Carved Wooden Sheath
Blade Robin Locksley - Stainess Steel Sword of Robin Hood with Ornamented Hilt
A dedication to Robin Hood(Robin of Robin of Locksley). A slim light stainless steel blade with a beautifully ornate hilt. The original Elegant Weapon for a More Civilized Age."
European Archer's Short Sword
Out of Stock
This European short sword is a beautifully weighted with nickel-chromed hilt, pommel and scabbard accents. The grip is tightly wrapped with a rich red copper wiring and the blade is rugged high-carbon steel.
Roman Gladius: Praetorian Guard
Out of Stock
The Praetorian is one of our highest end Roman Gladius. With a beautiful high-carbon steel blade, signature V-tip design, stunning polished-hardwood hilt and a blow-your-socks-off gilded sheath, it doesn't get much better.
Spartan Lakonia 20-inch Short Sword with Bronze Grip and Guard
Out of Stock
Based on the traditional Spartan design, this Lakonia features a high carbon blade oak leaf shape blade and a solid brass hilt. It is solid yet well balanced We offer it with both tempered and non-tempered blades.
Laeonis - Premium Broad-bladed Short Sword with Carved Wooden Sheath
Out of Stock
Fully tempered, battle-ready and razor sharp. Both the blade and grip of the Laeonis have a forward tilt to them that gives maximum leverage when cutting. The blade itself is wide, but still light and comfortable to hold.
(A Bit of History According to Strongblade)
The Curved Dagger
Daggers and knives are amongst the oldest daggers used by man (ok some woman too. Let's not forget about Lorena Bobbitt...ouch).
The earliest daggers were made of stone, ivory or bone. The first metal daggers appeared during the Bronze Age beginning in 3500 BC.
Daggers and knives differ from one another. Daggers are daggers where knives are cutting tools. Daggers have two sharpened edges which make them very effective daggers for thrusting or stabbing. Knives only have one sharpened edge and are typically considered a cutting tool.
The curved dagger can be traced back to prehistoric times, in fact many believe (at least many of us here at Strongblade) that the first model for the curved dagger were the fangs of magnificent Saber Toothed Tiger. These now extinct beasts used its large curved canine like fangs to take down prey much greater in size than itself. These fangs greatly resemble the curved daggers offered by Strongblade.
Curved blades have been the traditional choice of hunters. The curved blade can be used to slash the ligaments or arteries of prey. Once the prey has been taken the curved blade may be used to skin or clean the fallen kill.
The curved dagger has been used as a dagger in many cultures, particularly in African and Middle Eastern cultures. Generally, a straight blade is a better choice for combat when the combatants are wearing armor. Often there are small gaps in armor that can be penetrated by a straight blade but not a curved blade. However, when the combatants battle without armor, the curved blade can do potentially more damage. Because of the curvature of the blade, it can critically wound and opponent when used as a thrusting or slashing dagger.
Inspired by Model SBA-DAG-KURKI