Carbon nanotechnology in an 17th century Damascus sword
In medieval times, crusading Christian knights cut a swathe through ... which quickly gained a mythical reputation among the Europeans. These ‘Damascus blades‘ were extraordinarily strong, but still flexible enough to bend from hilt to tip.
Real-life sword science plays role in 'Game of Thrones'
When the series opens its second season on Sunday, some of the swords you'll see are made of cheap resin, others are metal blades just meant to look good ... "Our swords are limited-edition collectibles, and no sword is impervious to damage.
Medieval Metal on Kirkwood sells swords, chainmail
Bagley said he established his own collection of knives and swords, while working at the Dragon’s Claw. But when the Dragons’ Claw closed its doors in 2003, his interest in medieval weaponry faded. He stored his blades in a box in his closet.
The knife: Mankind's oldest tool (Photos)
Knives have leant their design and manufacturing to other weapons and tools such as spears, swords, axes, cleavers, and machetes. Knives, particularly daggers, and swords have become iconic to many cultures and although the design of a Viking broadsword ...