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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'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 »

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

Scottish Cutlass Sword

Scottish Cutlass Sword

Posted: Jan 04, 2018

"This Pirate Cutlass is Inspired by Captain William Kidd of Scotland." (8) New images were added to the (Scottish Cutlass Sword) gallery today.

Heavy Cavalry Saber

Heavy Cavalry Saber

Posted: Dec 21, 2017

"The "Old Wristbreaker" has a very heavy and thick slashing blade." (7) New images were added to the (Heavy Cavalry Saber) gallery today.

1840 Non Commissioned Sword

1840 Non Commissioned Sword

Posted: Dec 15, 2017

A new image was added to the (1840 Non Commissioned Sword) gallery. "This is a reproduction of the 1840 pattern NCO swords carried by the US non commisioned officers from 1840-1875"

The Castilian Sword

The Castilian Sword

Posted: Dec 13, 2017

"The Castilian is a royal 24K Gold gildid sword made for Emperors and Kings." (12) New images were added to the (The Castilian Sword) gallery today.

Lotus Seed Katana

Lotus Seed Katana

Posted: Dec 07, 2017

"The Lotus Seed Katana by Dragonking Forge is a Martial Arts Grade Katana." (12) New images were added to the (Lotus Seed Katana) gallery today.

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?

The medieval “Bastard Sword” is named a bastard because it doesn't belong to a single family of swords. The medieval bastard sword is not a single hand or a two handed sword. It's handle is long enough that it could be used with two hands to deliver a powerful blow but it is also light enough and short enough to be wielded with a single hand.

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