Thread: Cool Weapons
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Old 02-08-2010, 02:05 PM   #79
Pete Zicato
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Originally Posted by DanaC View Post
1. 9th Century Anglo-Saxon. Bet this was gorgeous when it was made. The swirls on the blade would have made it look all but alive.

2. This decorative pommel is from the Grimston sword.

3. This is what the blades would have looked like when they were first forged: this replica was forged in the same way and using the same materials used by the Anglo-Saxons.
Are you sure that date is right? It looks a lot like damascus steel, but it's too early for that.
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