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The furniture is steel and the grip is wood covered in leather. A scabbard is included.
This is not a battle ready sword. The cutting edges are approx. 1,0 - 1,5mm thick. The steel is not a steel spring. The sword is battle ready in the historical sense, however for a full contact combat is not suitable.
A product of Windlass. Made in India.
In the case of hand-forged blade our blacksmith takes the already rolled spring steel and forges it with hand on the anvil or under the monkey (drop hammer). By forging becomes the steel more compacted (denser). Industrially rolled spring steel blades are made by cutting steel plate into strips under drop shears. Then they are ground or milled/grooved and without further forging directly put into the annealing furnace and hardened in oil bath. The qualities of both kinds of blades do not differ from each other much since the industrial rolling is already very good. On forged blades usually have forge traces, which give them an authentic and unique look.