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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.

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Functional European Swords

Functional European Swords

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

Functional European Swords »

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 »

NEW Functional Swords »

What's New?

New & Sword Updates

Ox Tail Dao Sword

$217.99 USD Currency

Ox Tail Dao Sword

Posted: May 17, 2019

"The Ox-Tail Dao Sword is made for the martial artist practising Kung Fu." (11) New images were added to the (Ox Tail Dao Sword) gallery today.

Cinquedea Sword
New

$169.99 USD Currency

Cinquedea Sword

Posted: Apr 05, 2019

"The Cinquedea [Ching-kwi-dey-uh] has held a long fascination for us here at Cold Steel. The name cinquedea means "five fingers", and it describes the width of the blade next to the guard.." (10) New images were added to the (Cinquedea Sword) gallery today.

Oda Clan Katana
New

$546.99 USD Currency

Oda Clan Katana

Posted: Feb 23, 2019

"Skyjiro Forge is well known for their quality, Japanese authentic geometry, metallurgy and functional performance.." (12) New images were added to the (Oda Clan Katana) gallery today.

Oda Clan Katana
New

$546.99 USD Currency

Oda Clan Katana

Posted: Feb 23, 2019

Oda Clan Katana added to the Functional Japanese Swords section.

The Oda Clan Katana is part of the SkyJiro Forge line that meet our standards between a martial arts level and collector grade sword. The Oda Clan Katana is a d

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Swept Hilt Rapier

$244.99 USD Currency

Swept Hilt Rapier

Posted: Feb 16, 2019

"The Swept Hilt Rapier is hand-forged and has a high carbon steel blade with a diamond cross section and polished bone grip.." (9) New images were added to the (Swept Hilt Rapier) gallery today.

Windsong - The Sword of Kings
New

$324.99 USD Currency

Windsong - The Sword of Kings

Posted: Feb 15, 2019

"In many fantasy novels, there has always been a mystical, magical sword carried by the worthy hero.." (8) New images were added to the (Windsong - The Sword of Kings) 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.

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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