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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

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

Functional Japanese Swords

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

Functional Chinese Swords

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

Functional Fantasy Swords

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

Functional Rapiers

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

Functional Sabre

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

Stage Combat Swords

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

Scottish Claymore

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

Practice Swords

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

Sword Accessories

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

New Swords

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

What's New?

New & Sword Updates

Durandal the Sword of Roland

Durandal the Sword of Roland

Posted: Jul 17, 2018

"Although fantasy inspired this hand forged version of Durendal is properly constructed and is a true battle ready sword.." (13) New images were added to the (Durandal the Sword of Roland) gallery today.

Brass Pirate Cutlass Sword

Brass Pirate Cutlass Sword

Posted: Jul 06, 2018

"The Windlass Steelcrafts Brass Pirate Cutlass Sword is Hand Forged and Sea Worthy!." (7) New images were added to the (Brass Pirate Cutlass Sword) gallery today.

Choosing a Sword Cutting Target

Choosing a Sword Cutting Target

Posted: Jun 27, 2018

Benefit from our experience! With 20 years in the sword industry and selling swords from all many manufacturers, we want help you select a target that is best for you and your experience. Most importantly, we want to help the beginner from making a disappointing choice and damaging their new sword.

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Hand Forged Golden Tachi

Hand Forged Golden Tachi

Posted: Jun 22, 2018

"The Golden Tachi is a Forged Entry Level Katana suited for The Backyard Samurai!." (14) New images were added to the (Hand Forged Golden Tachi) gallery today.

Agincourt War Sword

Agincourt War Sword

Posted: May 25, 2018

"The Agincourt War Sword is an Authentically Forged Functional Sword." (10) New images were added to the (Agincourt War Sword) gallery today.

The New Warrior Katana

The New Warrior Katana

Posted: May 23, 2018

A new image was added to the (The New Warrior Katana) gallery. "Skyjiros commitment to continual improvement has brought this years Warrior Katana to a new level!"

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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.

Did you know?

Often a knights sword would only be sharpened on one side. The process of sharpening involves removing small amounts of steel to achieve a fine edge so to preserve the life of a sword they would only use one edge. It is possible that the non-sharpened thicker edge could have been used to block sword blows or even for strikes against armor, saving the sharpened sharp edge for softer targets. read some more?

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