Find The Best Swords On Market
Throughout history, the sword was the most popular and at the same time the best cold weapon for a close fight. The main parts of the sword are blade and handle, blade can be short or long and it can be with one or two sharp edges. Blade also can be straight or curved, straight blade is better for stabbing and curved is better for cutting. In this blog we will talk about the best swords you can buy online.
HISTORY OF SWORD
First types date back to the 16th century BC, the swords of that time were like long knives that swords were short life. Sword was developed in Bronze Age, that swords were used only for hunting and self defense. With arrival of Metal age, quality of blade has been improved in all segments, it became stronger, sharper and better for close fight. Handle was usually made of wood but some people were made it of steel with leather to make it more comfortable. Swords were most used in Middle Age, but they lose their purpose in the 17th century because of the arrival of firearms.
TYPES OF SWORDS
Every nation has made type of sword which is today a symbol of their country. Now we will talk about most popular types of swords which were used worldwide. In Japan there were ninjas and samurai, Ninjas used ninjato and Samurai used katana. European nation had many types of swords, the oldest one is Greek Xiphos, but Romans were remade it and call it Gladius, Vikings had a sword called Carolingian while Scottish used Claymore. Spaniards and French used saber from which it was made pirate sword Cutlass. These are some types of swords which you can find in our online store for best prices.
WHAT IS THE BEST MATERIAL FOR SWORD?
Throughout history, durability of the sword is always dependent on the type of material from which it is made. At the beginning, swords were made of bronze and later of steel and iron. Today there are materials which are lighter but more durable unlike medieval. The best materials for swords blade are 5160 and 6150 steel, but 1095 carbon steel is modern material which is lighter than classic steel, but his fault is that it does not give the mass to the sword. Handle is mostly made of wood, but today most used material is steel AISI 5160, on this material is putting leather or rubber to make it more comfortable.
With the arrival of firearms and gunpowder, swords became unnecessary in battle, and they lost military purpose. After so many years some armies still using saber as part of their uniform for military parades. Other modern use of swords is in the sport like ninjutsu and fencing. Also, people love to have some type of sword which they can use for house usage or just collectors purposes. Every type of sword can be collector’s sword, for example if someone loves Samurai he will buy katana and someone who loves pirates he will buy Cutlass. In our site you can find large assortment rare collector swords.