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.
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Reliks functional European swords are suitable for re-enactment, stage use or for theatrical duels. ... more »
Our functional Japanese swords and katana are suitable for the martial artist and collector. These s... more »
Reliks.com's functional Chinese swords are crafted for the martial artist, designed with consultatio... more »
Not all movie collectible swords are created equal. Many fantasy inspired pieces available on the sw... more »
Reliks sword store offers functional rapiers that are made for the historical fencer. These rapier a... more »
Our selection of American Sabers and British Sabres our hand forged and as functional as the origina... more »
Stage swords are made to withstand heavier abuse than our historically accurate battle ready swords.... more »
The Highlander Swords from Scotland are something to behold even in its two distinct varieties. The ... more »
A swordsman has never become a master without the proper training equipment. We have a wide selectio... more »
Want to wear your sword to an event? Hang your sword on a wall? Sharpen your sword or just make sure... more »
New & Sword Updates
Posted: Jun 11, 2021
Shamshir added to the Functional Sabre section.
The Cold Steel Shamshir's expertly heat treated carbon steel blade has a deep curve and a narrow cross section, combined with a keen edge and a very sharp pointContinue To The Product Listing
Posted: May 28, 2021
"Balanced and weighted to mimic a real Spartan sword, it is solidly crafted of the highest grade of polypropylene. The heavy-duty training sword features a textured handle for a secure grip, and it is 23 1/8" in overall length. ." (2) New images were added to the (Honshu Spartan Practice Sword) gallery today.
Posted: May 28, 2021
Honshu Spartan Practice Sword added to the Practice Swords section.
Having a high quality and safe tool to practice your sword skills with is of the utmost importance! You shouldnt have to worry about safety when you are wContinue To The Product Listing
Posted: May 13, 2021
Brookhart Hospitaller Sword added to the Single Hand European Swords section.
Reminiscent of a time when honour, courage and loyalty along with vows, oaths and duty were bound to flesh and enforced in steel. Hold the Brookhart HospitallerContinue To The Product Listing
Posted: May 12, 2021
Celtic Anthropomorphic Short Sword added to the Single Hand European Swords section.
This Generation 2 / Legacy Arms Celtic Anthropomorphic Short Sword responds to the customers demands created by the popularity of Celtic reenactment. The anthroContinue To The Product Listing
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.
The expression “I'm going to pommel you” or to “pommel” someone comes from the medieval ages. The pommel is the part of a sword located opposite the blade on the end of the swords grip. The purpose of the pommel is to counter weight and balance the sword for the wielder. The type of pommel installed on a sword can directly influence every aspect of the swords handling. During a battle if you wanted to non-lethally take down an opponent, A pommel strike was much kinder than the other end of your sword. read some more?
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