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Designed to complement our Ribbed Shell Swept Hilt Rapier Ercole, our Parrying Dagger offers a long, double edged blade with a stiff, diamond cross section and is fully sharpened, which makes it ideal for delivering a lethal thrust. In addition to that, it also sports twin, upturned quillons that are expertly angled to catch, trap, and immobilize an opponent's blade. The handle of our dagger is styled to match the correspondingly larger Rapier with its similar wood, ray skin and wire grip, and heavy ribbed pommel.
Made by Cold Steel
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.