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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 »

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

Sword Of Roven

Sword Of Roven

Posted: Mar 23, 2017

A new image was added to the (Sword Of Roven) gallery. "The Sword of Roven by Windlass Steelcrafts"

Sword of Avalon

Sword of Avalon

Posted: Mar 23, 2017

"The Sword from the Legenday Avalon Made by Windlass Steelcrafts." (9) New images were added to the (Sword of Avalon) gallery today.

Damascus Hand Forged Katana

Damascus Hand Forged Katana

Posted: Mar 18, 2017

"The Hand Forged Damascus Entry Level Katana." (11) New images were added to the (Damascus Hand Forged Katana) gallery today.

Acre Crusader Broadsword

Acre Crusader Broadsword

Posted: Mar 17, 2017

"The Acre Crusader Broadsword from the Windlass BattleCry Collection." (10) New images were added to the (Acre Crusader Broadsword) gallery today.

Bushido Katana - Folded Series

Bushido Katana - Folded Series

Posted: Mar 11, 2017

"The Bushido Katana, The Way of the Warrior. by Cas/Hanwei." (14) New images were added to the (Bushido Katana - Folded Series) gallery today.

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.

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