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Frequently asked questions and answers

What is the difference between industrially rolled and hand-forged blades?

In the case of hand-forged blades, our blacksmith takes the already rolled spring steel and forges it by hand on the anvil or under the drop hammer. The steel gets more solid (denser) by forging. In the case of industrially rolled spring steel blades, the sheets of steel plate is cut to strips under drop snips, then ground or milled and immediately forged into the annealing furnace and oil-quenched. The properties of both kinds of steels are not very different, since industrial rolling is already very good! On forged blades are usually blacksmith marks, which give them an authentic and unique look.

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  • kovárna What is the difference between normal and forged sword blade?

    The 54SiCr6 spring steel from which the sword blades are produced, have a high fatigue resistance. The chromium and silicon alloyed steel has high stability, hardness and abrasion resistance. A mold is filled with a prescribed composition of metals and these are then melted into an ingot in the steelworks. It is then rolled out to the required steel thickness. During hot rolling, the material becomes compact or denser (the crystalline structure is homogenized).

  • Vrhací sekera sekery Throwing axe made of mild steel or spring steel?

    We offer throwing axes from both steel grades. How do their properties differ?

  • Podrážky Information about custom-made-shoes

    You often ask about the possibilities in the production of our historical shoes. You can find shoes from several manufacturers in our store. The following information does not apply to imported footwear such as from Marshal Historical, Ulfberth, etc. They refer to the more expensive models produced in the Czech Republic. You simply recognize them - you can choose their size “made-to-measure” (usually the last option).

  • Středověká obuv Historical shoes

    We are not certain when someone worn shoes for the first time but the oldest found were about 10,000 years old. Since then they came through a long evolution and as the society was developing and people’s taste changing we now observe a lot of various historic shoes and boots containing some really unusual ones. Let’s have a closer look and find out what kinds of footwear had people walking in the streets of old Athens, medieval towns and castles of Europe or 18th century ballrooms.

  • Do you like shopping with free shipping? If you purchased for at least € 900, you will receive a free delivery to France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Hungary and Poland!

    Free delivery on orders over 900€

  • Is it necessary to deliver the goods quickly? If you manage to place your order of in-stock items by 11.00 am and pay, it will be despatched on the same day. Delivery time within Europe take about 2-5 business days.

    Fast delivery for orders by 11:00 AM

  • Does the delivered size not fit? We exchange the goods within 14 days for another size free of charge. You pay only the shipping.

    Exchange of size within 14 days for free

  • Many of our products are not available anywhere else. These are unique replicas of museum exemplars, designs of ours or our customers.

    Unique items exclusive production

  • Are you looking for a specific replica that cannot be obtained anywhere, compile a maximum of technical specifications and contact us, we'll have a look at it!

    Custom-made and made-to-measure

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