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Functional Sword Store

Authentic Real Forged, Functional "Battle Ready Swords"

All the swords found in our functional swords section are real swords that are properly forged, tempered and made like the originals. They come in many different types for art forms like Tameshigiri, Iaito, Tai Chi, Kung Fu and WEMA. They are also suited for stage productions and fight choreography. These swords are classified as “battle ready swords” however, we use the term “functional swords” interchangeably.

Functional Sword Categories

Shop for Functional Swords by Type

Functional European Swords

Functional European Swords

Reliks functional European swords are suitable for re-enactment, stage use or for theatrical duels. ... more »

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Functional Japanese Swords

Functional Japanese Swords

Our functional Japanese swords and katana are suitable for the martial artist and collector. These s... more »

Functional Japanese Swords »

Functional Chinese Swords

Functional Chinese Swords

Reliks.com's functional Chinese swords are crafted for the martial artist, designed with consultatio... more »

Functional Chinese Swords »

Functional Fantasy Swords

Functional Fantasy Swords

Not all movie collectible swords are created equal. Many fantasy inspired pieces available on the sw... more »

Functional Fantasy Swords »

Functional Rapiers

Functional Rapiers

Reliks sword store offers functional rapiers that are made for the historical fencer. These rapier a... more »

Functional Rapiers »

Functional Sabre

Functional Sabre

Our selection of American Sabers and British Sabres our hand forged and as functional as the origina... more »

Functional Sabre »

Stage Combat Swords

Stage Combat Swords

Stage swords are made to withstand heavier abuse than our historically accurate “battle ready” sword... more »

Stage Combat Swords »

Scottish Claymore

Scottish Claymore

The Highlander Swords from Scotland are something to behold even in its two distinct varieties. The ... more »

Scottish Claymore »

Practice Swords

Practice Swords

A swordsman has never become a master without the proper training equipment. We have a wide selectio... more »

Practice Swords »

Sword Accessories

Sword Accessories

Want to wear your sword to an event? Hang your sword on a wall? Sharpen your sword or just make sure... more »

Sword Accessories »

New Functional Swords

New Swords

Hot off the Forge! Check out the newest functional swords available in our online store and at our L... more »

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What's New?

New & Sword Updates

De Joinville Sword
New
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$194.99 USD Currency

De Joinville Sword

Posted: Mar 12, 2020

"This beautiful sword was a very popular design during the 1400s due to its ease of punching through the armor of the day. The whole style of this simple piece is quite lovely and puts emphasis on the deadly nature of it. Made from 1065 high carbon steel by the smiths at Windlass.." (4) New images were added to the (De Joinville Sword) gallery today.

De Joinville Sword
New
Pre-Order

$194.99 USD Currency

De Joinville Sword

Posted: Mar 12, 2020

De Joinville Sword added to the Single Hand European Swords section.

The sire De Joinville was a French knight known for his bravery and devotion to his king, St. Louis. During the 7th Crusade, he was attacked by a Saracen after

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Suontaka Viking Sword

$349.99 USD Currency

Suontaka Viking Sword

Posted: Mar 11, 2020

A new image was added to the (Suontaka Viking Sword) gallery. "The incredibly detailed Suontaka Viking Sword was excavated from a Woman's grave dated 1100AD"

Wood Grip Rapier

$281.99 USD Currency

Wood Grip Rapier

Posted: Mar 07, 2020

"This Swept Hilt Rapier features classical lines, with a high-carbon steel flex-tempered blade, a stainless steel hilt and a wooden grip. Made by Hanwei/Paul Chen.." (8) New images were added to the (Wood Grip Rapier) gallery today.

Synthetic Basket Hilt Sparring Sword
New

$87.99 USD Currency

Synthetic Basket Hilt Sparring Sword

Posted: Mar 07, 2020

Synthetic Basket Hilt Sparring Sword added to the Practice Swords section.

This latest addition to the Red Dragon Armoury synthetic range has been designed and tested in conjunction with the English Martial Arts Academy. The swords are

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Cromwell Sword

$448.99 USD Currency

Cromwell Sword

Posted: Mar 06, 2020

"Our Cromwell Sword is an accurate replica of the original “mortuary” hilt style and features a blackened guard decorated in a gold foliage pattern with a wire-wound sharkskin grip. As the original sword now lacks a scabbard , we have provided a design typical of the period. This piece of English history is a must for the English Civil War collector and re-enactor.." (8) New images were added to the (Cromwell Sword) gallery today.

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How To Maintain a Functional Sword

How to Maintain Your Sword

A forged sword is very strong but it won't last forever unless you follow these few easy tips to keep your sword looking like new throughout generations.

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Did you know?

After every battle a knight would take his sword to a blacksmith for sharpening and repair. All though functional swords are very strong and have a proper temper, the stress of steel on steel does take it's toll. Fortunately a proper equip army would have a team of blacksmiths and blade smiths ready for any weapon and armor repair as it was needed during a campaign. read some more?

Swords by Brand

Windlass Steelcrafts Paul Chen - Hanwei Darksword Armory United Cutlery Cold Steel Dragon King Kingston Arms Bugei

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