Have you ever seen real samurai swords? They are reallly really cool and beautiful! Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.

Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.

Sword (Rudus) and Scabbard.  Dated: 1835. Inlayer: Muhammad Salih of Terumon (Malaysian, active Kampung Payang, circa 1835). Geography: Kuala Berang. Culture: Malaysian, Kampung Payang, and Sumatra, Aceh. Medium: steel, wood, horn, gold. |  Copyright © 2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sword (Rudus) and Scabbard. Dated: Kuala Berang. Culture: Malaysian, Kampung Payang, and Sumatra

French Garde du Corps du Roi M1814 Officers Helmet

Garde du Corps du Roi, The oldest unit in the Garde du Corps was the Company of Scottish Archers, later just the Scottish Company or Garde Écossaise, formed in 1419 from Scots that fought for the French during Hundred Years' War.

Ottoman mail and plate armor for horse and soldier, this type of armor became the standard equipment for the heavy cavalry under the Timurids (1370-1506), the Mongol successor empire which ruled from Samarkand, and under the Ottoman Turks. These cavalry, armed with bow, sword and sometimes lance, were the main component of all medieval Islamic armies. Royal Armouries in Leeds, England

Back in the Ottoman Empire. Soliders would wear armor plated with gold and silver. While they would ride trained horses who listened to their rider only

Swept Hilted Rapier Maker: Louis Martine de Moreno Dated: 16th century Culture: Spanish Measurements: overall length 125 cm

Swept Hilted Rapier Maker: Louis Martine de Moreno Dated: century Culture: Spanish Measurements: overall length 125 cm

"Directoire" Hussar Officer Sword. Dated: circa 1795-1800. Culture: French.

"Directoire" Hussar Officer Sword, French, from circa

18th Century, Gold Overlaid, Steel Hilted Small Sword Super high quality small sword, gilded silver wire wrapped grip; the blade a colichemarde pattern (3 sided), is in mint condition, fire gilded blue & gold decorated.

18th Century, Gold Overlaid, Steel Hilted Small Sword Super high quality small sword, gilded silver wire wrapped grip; the blade a colichemarde pattern (3 sided), is in mint condition, fire gilded blue & gold decorated.

AN OTTOMAN TOMBAK SWORD (YATAGHAN) AND SCABBARD, TURKEY, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY The forward curved steel blade with flat back edge, gold gilt leaf motif at forte with inscription cartouche on one side of blade, the gilt copper hilt with fluted pommel, the fabric covered wooden scabbard with chased engravings on gilt copper with ensuite chape and lock and bud finial. inscriptions Owner’s name as: ‘al-Hajj Sulayman Agha’

AN OTTOMAN TOMBAK SWORD (YATAGHAN) AND SCABBARD, TURKEY, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY The forward curved steel blade with flat back edge, gold gilt leaf motif at forte with inscription cartouche on one side of blade, the gilt copper hilt with fluted pommel, the fabric covered wooden scabbard with chased engravings on gilt copper with ensuite chape and lock and bud finial. inscriptions Owner’s name as: ‘al-Hajj Sulayman Agha’

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