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Although I create my own blades and specialize in Roman Swords, Pugiones, Knives and Scabbards from 300 b.c. to 4th Century a.d. and still researching... I have had people ask me questions like: "Do you forge blades or are they Material removal?" Answer: Both. Do you re-hilt existing blades? Answer: Indeed. (See Below.) This is my latest Sword “Re-Hilt” and Scabbard Creation Commission for a client. The Sword Blade is an older Albion "Tiberius" Fulham blade that I Re-Hilted for the client. The hilt is inspired from a Hilt I created for a Museum here in the United States that was b
Here is a recent 1st Century Roman Mainz Gladius i created and call "The Avenger" (Style) That is my own "Name" of the style of the hilt. the "V" that is hand carved in the Guard, gives me the name. It is totally Historically Accurate and based on Archeological Discoveries and measurements other than the blade is made of 1095. A 1st Century Mainz Gladius with historically accurate Gladius and Scabbard. I call this style "The Avenger." Gladius and Scabbard The smooth draw... with a sheep's wool lined scabbard. The "A
The "RHEMA" LION'S HEAD Roman Officer's (Parazonium) This sword was made of 1075 high carbon steel. "Based on" but not totally Historically Accurate Roman. This sword hilt is found in the Ludovisi sarcophagus relic sculpture on the hip of the Officer, top center. The Hilt: The Lion's Head Pommel and Grip are hand carved from one piece of Elk Antler, a substitute for Ivory which is illegal for me to carve. The guard is based on an archeological "find". This is my "First" sword and I have kept it for my own collection. I call it the "RHEMA" Sword. It is also what has given me th