Imperial Swords Blog Articles

Dame Meenakshi Gurukkal is a Master of Swords….

Meenakshi Gurukkal crouched low, sword poised; her eyes unblinking as she faced her opponent in the mud-paved 'kalari' or arena. From the tree tops, a mynah's call resonated in the silence. In a flash she moved to attack, twirling her sword; metal clashing loudly as...

read more

Henry V’s sword on show at Agincourt ceremony in London

King Henry V's sword was carried through London's Westminster Abbey on Thursday as England celebrated the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, one of its greatest-ever victories in war. A service was held in the royal church where the king is buried, six...

read more

A unique Viking sword goes on display for the first time

A sword was found in Langeid, Bygland (Setesdal, S. Norway) in 2011. It is a unique sword from the late Viking Age, embellished with gold, inscriptions and other ornamentation. It is now being displayed for the first time in an exhibition entitled “Take it Personally”...

read more

Were the Viking Swords from Future…

The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial Revolution. About 170 Ulfberhts have been found, dating from 800 to...

read more
Page 1 of 3123

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares