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Forged Seax

Sold: $425

Seax* knives were carried for nearly 600 years, and gave the Saxons their name. (Blades were traditionally carried edge up in a sheath suspended from the front of the belt.)

The long slender blade (by Uhrs Chantell) is hand-forged in differentially tempered spring steel.

The guard and pommel are copper. The grip is curly maple, polished smooth. The copper band pommel is set flush into the grip, with a beautiful fossil ivory bezel set in the end.

The brown saddle leather sheath is wet-molded and hand-stitched. The sheath is suspended from leather belt straps, hand-riveted to the sheath, blade up in the traditional manner.

The blade is 10.25” long and 1” wide, and the overall length of the seax knife is 15.25”.


* A Seax (also Hadseax, Sax, Seaxe, Scramaseax and Scramsax), was a type of Germanic single-edged knife. Seax seem to have been used primarily as a tool but may also have been a weapon in extreme situations. They occur in a size range from 7.5cm to 75cm. The larger ones (langseax) were probably weapons, the smaller ones (hadseax) tools, intermediate sized ones serving a dual purpose. The seax was worn in a horizontal sheath at the front of the belt. The Saxons may have derived their name from seax, the implement for which they were known.

Source: Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia

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