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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 »

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 swords.... 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

Samurai Tanto

Samurai Tanto

Posted: Dec 16, 2020

The Samurai Tanto is the shortest of the swords carries by the later period Samurai. It was primarily used like a knife or stabbing weapon but could also be used for utility work. The tanto would often be found paired with a katana or as a set with a katana an

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Musketeer Rapier

$264.99 USD

Musketeer Rapier

Posted: Dec 09, 2020

A new image was added to the (Musketeer Rapier) gallery. "All for One and One for All! Hand Forged and Battle Ready Musketteer Rapier!"

1881 Shashka Saber
New

$461.99 USD

1881 Shashka Saber

Posted: Nov 27, 2020

1881 Shashka Saber added to the Functional Sabre section.

The unique Shashka (or Shashqua) cavalry saber has its roots in the 12th century Caucasus region of Europe. Long associated with the Cossacks, the “Cavalr

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Mercenary Sword
New

$285.99 USD

Mercenary Sword

Posted: Nov 27, 2020

Mercenary Sword added to the Two Handed Long Swords section.

The Mercenary is an imposing sword in the 15th century style. Paul Chen offers this sword with a triple-fullered blade, steel S-curve guard and scent stopper p

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APOC Tac Brutus
New

$139.99 USD

APOC Tac Brutus

Posted: Nov 19, 2020

A new image was added to the (APOC Tac Brutus) gallery. "The Apoc Brutus"

Ocean Tanto
New

$999.00 USD

Ocean Tanto

Posted: Nov 12, 2020

Ocean Tanto added to the Functional Japanese Swords section.

Citadel's swords and tanto are completely hand-made one off customs made entirely in their small shop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. We've asked them to make for us a

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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.

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Did you know?

There are several versions of the same sword portrayed as a single sword while making of a movie. A designer will make a beautiful design that will be for the hero of the film. This piece will be seen in the close ups and promo shots. There will also be a lighter version produced out of aluminium, plastic or foam that will be rarely seen on screen long enough to notice. This sword is much lighter for the actors to carry all day while shooting. Then there will be swords for the battle scenes, which can sometimes eat up several “look alike” swords due to battlefield damage. read some more?

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