Ritter Steel is a premium line of hand made functional medieval swords, Samurai swords and related weapons. They also offer Oriental styles, including the famous braided leather collection. Rittersteel uses many age old techniques to produce their medieval swords, including the hand forging of blades over hot coals. The typical medieval sword features a sharp high carbon spring steel blade, wood grips, and steel or brass guards and pommels. Most are supplied with heavy leather sheaths, others with wood covered in leather. The Rittersteel Authentics Collection is an incredible collection of medieval weaponry which look like they came right out of a museum or castle. Craftsman faithfully reproduce these functional ancient weapons of the Medieval Age and earlier with some of the same methods as were used to produce the originals. The Authentics collection would make any collector proud to own, and at a surprisingly affordable price.
Exemplifying the style of a ninjato, the Braided Leather Ninja Short Sword features a straight blade with a sharply angled tip and a fabric wrapped handle. This sword is a splendid way to experience Japanese weaponry.
The image of the knight and his sword will live forever through the sagas and tales of heroism during the Crusades (1096-1291) and it is easy to see why. These swords were highly valued and handed down from generation to generation.
The Celts were brave warriors from early as 500 BC, fighting with strength and fury. The close combat sword was the chosen weapon in battle, as its flared blade possessed a strong and deadly edge that could be wielded quickly.
This magnificent medieval Celtic Flame sword has magical Celt appeal! Each flame like blade of steel is masterfully forged by hand and comes with its own leather sheath, which is made individually to fit each kris blade.
This handmade sword is not for the faint of heart, as Great Landsknecht Swords were wielded by only the strongest and most fearless chosen front line Swiss and German soldiers of the Middle Ages, and for good reason!
This sword has been styled from an actual German Hunting sword held in private collection. Swords such as these were carried for hunting and protection throughout the forests with one hand making them a perfect riding weapon.
Finally, a real Claymore for all those modern Scots who long to possess a functional and battle ready Highland sword! Through history, tales have been told of mighty Scotsmen, hearty and ready to stand against seemingly unbeatable odds.
This Samurai sword features sleek stainless wire accents, a hand braided leather grip, and a sheath. The blade of the Samurai sword is made of tempered high carbon steel, and the tsuba and end caps are made of solid brass.
A very distinctive twist to this ancient designed Roman sword rests in the striking solid brass studs that encircle the rich wood pommel and guard. Truly an imperial touch to this historical functional battle ready sword.
The Samurai Wakizashi was individually made by hand with a natural wood grip and a sheath covered with hand bound and braided leather. The workmanship put into each sword attests to each being an authentically functional work of art.
The Sinbad Scimitar sword is truly an amazing sword, sure to demand respect from all. It has a formidable scimitar blade that is almost 5 inches at its widest point but still well balanced, allowing for a one or two handed grip.
Our exclusive heirloom quality Crusader Sword is well balanced and a striking example of beauty in design! This well constructed blade is hand forged from high carbon steel and is tempered over hot coals, just like in medieval times.