Since the turn of the century, Reliks has been dedicated to offering collectors and martial artist's the best handmade functional swords available from quality to pricing.
Reliks offers real functional swords, hand forged by professional respected sword smiths from around the world. These “battle ready” swords are produced by top forges to be historically accurate from tip to hilt and their authenticity makes them perfect for medieval re-enactments, stage productions and historical European martial arts (HEMA). Our functional Japanese katana range from entry level for the beginner martial artist to elite katana for practitioners that have mastered the art. These Japanese swords are built to perform in Eastern martial arts forms including tameshigiri and iaito.
Most of us will not require a sword that is capable of battle but want a quality sword to compliment the decor of our home. We offer a selection of decorative swords made just for that purpose. These swords are produced with low maintenance materials for display and are low cost alternatives to real swords for display. These piece's look like real swords but are produced strictly for the collector, unlike the ones found in our authentic functional swords store.
Medieval Daggers were carried by noblemen as a secondary defensive tool but would commonly be used for daily tasks. The dagger would also be used as a utensil at the dinner table. Today we have a variety of classic hand forged functional daggers available but also offer an array of fantasy inspired decorative daggers in our medieval daggers section.
We offer suits of armour ranging from full plate armour, leather armour pieces and early period chain maille hauberk (shirts) and coif. In are medieval suits of armour section you will also find various other armour pieces including shields and a selection of helmets. We do offer functional armour as well as display shields made to put swords behind them for decorating. We also have steel shield boss's available to help people constructing there own wooden shields.
The early medieval and Japanese battlefields were defiantly not boring and swords were most likely the least of your worry. Historical battlefield sites have proven several times that as much as we romanticize about the sword and medieval knight you were more likely to face opponents carrying axes, hammers, maces, clubs and spears. Our armaments section is dedicated to this piece of history where you will find several interesting pieces to stock your home armoury.
The medieval era wasn't only filled with knight's, soldiers and battles. We offer a variety of medieval clothing and garb for your next event. Want to enjoy the next medieval fair in style? Have fun, dress the part and lose yourself for the day. Wearing medieval clothing or costuming at the renaissance fair will help you enact your dream by making you feel like you are a part of the medieval times.
The Crossed Feather or the Taka-Chigai Katana is part of Skyjiro's Ashigaru Class of swords designed for beginning Japanese sword enthusiast, as well as the martial artist who enjoys cutting tatami omote and bamboo targets. Superior durability, and strong enough to handle arduous cutting competitions, or the weekend back yard cutting event. Guaranteed to per....
Frenchie Jin, creator of the Seasonal katana series, or as we refer to as "The sword of the seasons" has created a beautiful sword of summer, drawing inspiration from the tranquil Japanese water gardens. The Japanese gardens to some are a place of relaxation and recreation but the gardens created in Buddhist temples and frequented by samurai were designed fo....
Saint Maurice of the all Christian Theban Legion is seen as the patron Saint of armies, soldiers, the Swiss Guard, arms makers, sword smiths, and almost anyone who carries a weapon. Housed in the Weltliche Schatzkammer (Imperial Treasury), in Vienna, this famous sword attributed to him was used in the coronation of the Holy Roman Emperors from Otto IV in 119....
During the English-Scottish Wars, the King of England was preoccupied with the Hundred Years’ War in France. The border defense thereby fell largely to the Percy Family of Northumberland. During a border raid, the Scottish leader, Archibald IV, Earl of Douglas, was captured at a battle on Homildon Hill by the Percys, led by the younger Sir Henry "Hotspur" Pe....
The #10 Curly Birch Knife by Casstrom is built as a multipurpose knife for hunting, bushcraft and general use in the great outdoors. The blade is 3 7/8" long and made using 3.8mm thick Austrian made O2 high carbon tool steel (Böhler K720) and heat treated to achieve a hardness of 58-60 HRC. The knives are ground with a shaving sharp flat Scandinavian grind a....
Okapi is a pocket knife and hand-tools manufacturing company based on the North-East coast of South Africa. The Okapi knife is a working knife designed to be highly robust, practical and equally affordable all the while remaining faithful to its rich 112-year-old heritage. This is a unique EDC at an incredible price.[h]Okapi's “bad boy” Construction[/h]The h....
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434 years ago today (December 10, 1582) France begins use of Gregorian calendar
These are a few quick links to the most popular sword and katana sections.
Can you get a Palnatoke larp sword for free? Yes, we are giving away this full size larping sword to one lucky winner to help you fulfill all of your live action role playing dreams. How do I enter you ask? Like and share this post anywhere and everywhere. Once it hits 250 likes we will select one person that “likes” it at random and give it away! What are the limitations? You must live in North America and be a fan of our facebook page.
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Fixed blade knives come in a range of knife types for camping, hunting and tactical use. The fixed blade is a strong knife because there are no moving parts or pivot points. Many of these modern knives are carried by military personnel from the classic USMC knife made by Ka-Bar to the famous Gurkha knife; the kukri. We also offer a variety of machete in this section for clearing brush and throwing knives for sport.
Folding pocket knives have been carried for years for a variety of everyday tasks. These types of knives are abbreviated as EDC knives or Every Day Carry knives. We have pocket knives for EDC as well as a variety of specialized tasks including military spec folders. Some folders are suitable for hunting and fishing but are often carried as an EDC leaving a larger fixed blade camp knife for batoning and splitting wood.
Licensed reproductions from the swords used in the 1982 movie Conan the Barbarian and sequel Conan the Destroyer. This fully functional sword series has been replicated down to every last detail. These are the officially licensed Conan series produced by Windlass Steelcrafts and licensed to Museum Replica's.
Since its first release in the 1950's J.R,.R. Tolkien Lord of the Rings has had a huge influence on the way we envision fantasy worlds. From Elves to Orcs, Hobbits and Dwarfs, Tolkiens classics have inspired fantasy designers to movie producers with the release of the famous LOTR trilogy. We offer swords and daggers perfect for costume wear made by designers inspired by Tokiens vision as well as the officially released and licensed Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit collectible swords from the classic movies.Lord of The Rings / The Hobbit
Alright, you've got everything on your shopping list from your sword, tunic, shield and spear but you haven't quite got it all. Looking for that “I didn't know I wanted that” item, then check out our medieval gift shop. The items you find in this section can range from books to statues, medieval bust's and special purchase one time only rarities. If we didn't know where else to put it, this is where you will find all of the oddities that we have to offer.
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