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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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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 »

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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

Peace Wakizashi
New

$1199.99 USD Currency

Peace Wakizashi

Posted: Oct 12, 2019

"The Bugei Peace Wakizashi is a great companion piece to the Peace Katana, made in the same tradition and high quality materials as the katana.." (11) New images were added to the (Peace Wakizashi) gallery today.

Peace Katana
New

$1799.99 USD Currency

Peace Katana

Posted: Oct 11, 2019

"The Bugei Peace Katana is deadly in appearance, but calm and serene. It appears simple, but the closer you look, the more you see. Which are of course attributes that would appeal to the samurai of old. Calm focus. Peace. Understated elegance.." (14) New images were added to the (Peace Katana) gallery today.

Samurai Katana
New

$1499.99 USD Currency

Samurai Katana

Posted: Oct 10, 2019

"Each of the Samurai Katana blades is individually hand forged and folded, heat treated, and mounted. Even with these design parameters each sword is unique. Performance testing has shown them to be strong cutting blades with a good resistance to deflection. James cut cleanly through a 12 mat roll at the Bugei Open House with the Samurai style blade.." (9) New images were added to the (Samurai Katana) gallery today.

Crane Katana
New

$1499.99 USD Currency

Crane Katana

Posted: Oct 09, 2019

"The tsuba, guard, is a pierced crane style and quite beautiful. The Crane symbolizes wisdom and longevity.." (11) New images were added to the (Crane Katana) gallery today.

Crane Katana
New

$1499.99 USD Currency

Crane Katana

Posted: Oct 09, 2019

Crane Katana added to the Folded Steel Katana section.

The Crane katana by Bugei is an elegant sword at a very reasonable price. The Crane tapers more towards the tip than our heavier *feeling* Samurai model. The Cr

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Bamboo Tanto
New

$699.99 USD Currency

Bamboo Tanto

Posted: Oct 08, 2019

Bamboo Tanto added to the Bugei section.

The Bamboo Tanto is a great companion piece to the Bugei Bamboo Katana. Made in the same tradition and high quality materials as the katana, this tanto performs

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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.

Sword Care »

Did you know?

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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