- carbon steel blade, with short clipped point, and subtle curve along the edge
- hilt is crafted of hardwood, with ornate detailing of form of copper metal accents and vibrant green enameling, on top and bottom
- pommel, possesses a pentagon shape set with a brass Celtic knot at its center
- hand crafted and stitched leather sheath
This reproduction of a Viking dagger is more than 16", almost a short sword. The plain hardwood handle is decorated with interesting coloured ornamentation. It features a wide blunt carbon steel blade and comes with a real leather sheath. Overall length incl. scabbard: 48 cm, 18.9"; Length of knife: 41.5 cm, 16.3"; Blade length: 25 cm 9.8"; Max. blade width: 3.7 cm, 1.4"; Weight incl. scabbard: 500 g / 1.1 lbs.
carried by the Saxons and Vikings between the 4th and 10th centuries
Merowingian seaxes at the Landesmuseum Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany