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.
Shop for Functional Swords by Type
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” sword... 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: Mar 12, 2020
"This beautiful sword was a very popular design during the 1400s due to its ease of punching through the armor of the day. The whole style of this simple piece is quite lovely and puts emphasis on the deadly nature of it. Made from 1065 high carbon steel by the smiths at Windlass.." (4) New images were added to the (De Joinville Sword) gallery today.
Posted: Mar 12, 2020
De Joinville Sword added to the Single Hand European Swords section.
The sire De Joinville was a French knight known for his bravery and devotion to his king, St. Louis. During the 7th Crusade, he was attacked by a Saracen afterContinue To The Product Listing
Posted: Mar 07, 2020
Synthetic Basket Hilt Sparring Sword added to the Practice Swords section.
This latest addition to the Red Dragon Armoury synthetic range has been designed and tested in conjunction with the English Martial Arts Academy. The swords areContinue To The Product Listing
Posted: Mar 06, 2020
"Our Cromwell Sword is an accurate replica of the original “mortuary” hilt style and features a blackened guard decorated in a gold foliage pattern with a wire-wound sharkskin grip. As the original sword now lacks a scabbard , we have provided a design typical of the period. This piece of English history is a must for the English Civil War collector and re-enactor.." (8) New images were added to the (Cromwell Sword) gallery today.
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.
After every battle a knight would take his sword to a blacksmith for sharpening and repair. All though functional swords are very strong and have a proper temper, the stress of steel on steel does take it's toll. Fortunately a proper equip army would have a team of blacksmiths and blade smiths ready for any weapon and armor repair as it was needed during a campaign. read some more?
This site is based in London,Ontario Canada
© 2000-2020 RELIKS Inc.
Page # 6510