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  • Fencers Swept Hilt Rapier

    $182.65 Add to Bag

    As swords became lighter, carrying and fighting with one became popular among civilians. This Fencers Swept Hilt Rapier is one sword that a noble might have carried, as much for self-defense as a symbol of personal skill and prestige.

  • Bone Grip Swept Hilt Rapier

    $300.00 Add to Bag

    The swept hilt rapier was quite popular in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. This Bone Grip Swept Hilt Rapier is hand forged and has a blade of high carbon steel. The diamond cross section provides firmness and flexibility.

  • Gold Court Medieval Rapier

    $63.85 Add to Bag

    Introducing the majestic Gold Court Medieval Rapier, a crowning jewel for collectors and enthusiasts of historical weaponry. Transport yourself to the courts and battlefields of bygone eras, where beauty and strength reigned supreme.

  • Red Moon Rapier Sword

    $102.00 Add to Bag

    In order to properly dress as one of the kings musketeers, you should have a blade at your side like the Red Moon Rapier Sword. Add this decorative sword to your home decor or any other weaponry collection.

  • Black Sea Rapier Sword

    $102.00 Add to Bag

    Why not add a touch of Renaissance style to your space by displaying a popular weapon of the time with the Black Sea Rapier Sword? Add this decorative sword to your home decor or any other weaponry collection.

  • HEMA Stage Combat Saber

    $92.00 Add to Bag

    Whether you are just beginning to learn or have practiced for a long time, the HEMA Stage Combat Saber is a great weapon option for any HEMA warrior. Use this durable sword when you practice sword skills. Add it to your armoury.

  • Fencing Side Sword

    $229.00 Add to Bag

    For many miles around, the people know of your great fencing abilities and prowess in battle. You practice very often with the Fencing Side Sword. This sword is great for training and practicing your fencing skills in safety.

  • Renaissance Side Sword

    $299.00 Add to Bag

    As you walk through the streets of the cities, you keep an eye out for any hidden foes. You do not fear them as you wield the Renaissance Side Sword. This functional sword is great for reenactments as well as sword collections.

  • Practical Cup Hilt Rapier

    $280.00 Add to Bag

    If you play several different reenactment characters, especially ones from the Renaissance era, you may wish to wield the Practical Cup Hilt Rapier. Use it to practice your sword skills or add it to your favorite medieval role.

  • Radaelli Saber

    $184.00 Add to Bag

    You are now ready to duel your opponent. Within the duel you hope to pay homage to Guiseppe Radaelli, the fencing master. Wield the Radaelli Saber. Add it to your armoury or sword collection. The sword also works well in training.

  • Pecoraro Saber

    $198.00 Add to Bag

    Named after one of the Italian fencing masters, the Pecoraro Saber is truly a sword worthy of the name. This functional sword is great for dueling. Add it to your armoury or sword collection. The sword also works well in training.

  • Shell Guard Swept Hilt Rapier

    $201.55 Add to Bag

    As a swashbuckling swordsman, you require a rapier to aid you in your fights against the enemy. You wield the Shell Guard Swept Hilt Rapier. This sword is a great option for historical reenactments and adding to sword collections.

  • Pappenheimer Pierced Guard Rapier

    $201.55 Add to Bag

    Musketeers, when fighting in the defense of their king, require a blade to aid them. Check out the Pappenheimer Pierced Guard Rapier. This sword is a great option for historical reenactments and adding to sword collections.

  • Renaissance Swept Hilt Rapier

    $188.95 Add to Bag

    Whether you are a musketeer or another swashbuckling swordsman, be sure to have a sword for fighting like the Renaissance Swept Hilt Rapier. This functional sword is a great option for historical reenactments and adding to sword collections.

  • 17th Century Pappenheimer Rapier

    $201.55 Add to Bag

    If you wish to become a German mercenary from the 1600s, make sure that you check out the 17th Century Pappenheimer Rapier for your ensemble. This sword is a great option for historical reenactments and adding to sword collections.

  • Wire Hilt Rapier

    $89.00 Add to Bag

    A gentlemans weapon, if ever there was one, the rapier is made for those who emphasize technique and skill, rather than brute force. This Wire Hilt Rapier recreates a fine sword that would have suited any noble lords look quite well.

  • Black Hilt Rapier

    $83.00 Add to Bag

    Not all rapiers were made for the social elite of the renaissance. They were a common sword of the day, and so some, like this Black Hilt Rapier, were made to be less ornate. Being less fancy hardly decreased its effectiveness.

  • Wired Black Hilt Rapier

    $89.00 Add to Bag

    Even nobles carried rapiers, as much for personal defense as for the appeal that one could bring to your attire. This Wired Black Hilt Rapier is one such rapier that brings fancy design to the table, while still looking quite capable.

  • Practical Swept Hilt Rapier

    $228.00 Add to Bag

    Often used alongside a Main Gauche, or parrying dagger, rapiers play an important part in both Renaissance reenactments and modern fencing. This Practical Swept Hilt Rapier combines classic romantic design with modern practicality.

  • Practical Swept Hilt Long Rapier

    $238.00 Add to Bag

    In 17th century European societies, swordplay with a rapier was a crucial element in the education of a gentleman. Today, anyone can practice the art of fencing with the balanced and stunning Practical Swept Hilt Long Rapier.

  • Deschaux Rapier

    $350.00 Add to Bag

    With its graceful, artistic lines, the rapier has always been a romantic symbol of the Renaissance. The reality is that the rapier is a deadly hand-to-hand combat weapon, perfectly suited for the swift duelists of the day.

  • Masonic Small Sword

    $62.00 Add to Bag

    The Freemasons are one of the most intriguing societies in existence, their history clouded with questions and conspiracies. You can bring the mystique of this ancient organization into your home with the Masonic Small Sword.

  • Templar Knights Smallsword

    $55.00 Add to Bag

    A smallsword is a style of sword with a thin, narrow blade, made for fencing and defense as well as offense. In the case of this Templar Knights Smallsword, it is also made with a decorative look that will wow all who see it, too!

  • Hutton Saber

    $139.00 Add to Bag

    For those who enjoy the style of late 19th century Italian saber fencing, this Hutton Saber makes a fantastic companion to the practicing swordsman. This sword has a wonderful military style and looks great in training and onstage.

  • Wood Grip Rapier

    $286.00 Add to Bag

    Swept hilt rapiers are classic fencing swords, used for centuries as ways of solving gentlemanly disagreements among nobles. Based upon designs from 17th century Europe, this Wood Grip Rapier is a traditional Renaissance fencing sword.

  • Decorative Italian Sword

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    Replicating the extraordinary styling of 17th century Italian rapiers, the Decorative Italian Sword embodies the appearance of a sword that likely would have been carried by a gentleman for the sole purpose of dueling.

  • Spanish Cup Hilted Sword

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    Gorgeously designed in the appearance of a 17th century Spanish side sword, the Spanish Cup Hilted Sword displays a spectacular Renaissance era styling that is excellent for expressing your love of this historical period.

  • Wire Wrapped Hilt Rapier

    $113.00 Add to Bag

    Predecessor to fencing weapons as we know them, the Rapier is nearly the progenitor of a line of swords that emphasizes precision, agility, technique, and a counter-and-thrust style that has become the modern sport of fencing.

  • Black Wire Hilt Rapier

    $113.00 Add to Bag

    Precision, agility, and technique are all three things that the rapier emphasizes, thanks to its narrow blade. This Black Wire Hilt Rapier recreates the look of a historic sword that gradually changed the way men fought with blades.

  • Needle the Sword of Arya Stark

    $200.00 Add to Bag

    Contrary to her age and size, Arya Stark has a fierce warrior spirit and innate survival skills. Given to her by her brother Jon Snow, Needle the Sword of Arya Stark is perfect for fans of the younger and more fiesty Stark daughter.

  • Ornate Renaissance Colichemarde

    $143.59 Add to Bag

    The colichemarde was designed as something of a middle-ground weapon. It featured a small blade for a more nimble attack, but sacrificed nothing in terms of parrying ability. This Ornate Renaissance Colichemarde also has a fine look.

  • Pappenheimer Hilt Rapier

    $182.65 Add to Bag

    The rapier was a popular weapon across all of Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries, and each area had its own design. This Pappenheimer Hilt Rapier, for instance, is a reproduction of a sword that is based out of Germany.

  • Spanish Basket Rapier

    $195.25 Add to Bag

    During the 17th century, swordsmanship, particularly with the rapier, was considered to be a part of a gentlemans education. This Spanish Basket Rapier is an elegant form of the sword, designed for appeal and for cut-and-thrust tactics.

  • Italian Swept Basket Hilt Rapier

    $202.75 Add to Bag

    The rapier, born of the 16th and 17th centuries, was a change in the sword that shifted from a focus on cutting to thrusting. This Italian Swept Basket Hilt Rapier demonstrates a long blade, as well as an ornate yet defensive hilt design.

  • Swept Hilt Flamberge Rapier

    $187.69 Add to Bag

    Rapiers, like other swords in era, were subject to unique twists too. This Swept Hilt Flamberge Rapier, for instance, combines the classic hilt of the dueling sword with a thinner wave-blade borrowed from the zweihander.

  • Spanish Fluted Cup Rapier

    $151.15 Add to Bag

    Rapiers came in all sorts of different hilt styles, many of them divided up by the regions they were favored in. This Spanish Fluted Cup Rapier leaves little question as to where its design originated, or where it was most popular.

  • Small Sword

    $431.91 Add to Bag

    The advantage of the sword point over the edge became increasingly evident by the end of the 16th century. The Small Sword is a rapier, with its thin profile and emphasized point, based on the popular choice in civilian self-defense.

  • Cavalier Rapier

    $359.91 Add to Bag

    A smaller, lighter, and faster version of the classic rapier, the Cavalier Rapier features a sharp, double-edged blade with a needle tip, allowing for more speed and agility. The dueling sword is crafted from 1055 carbon steel.

  • Colichemarde Sword

    $404.91 Add to Bag

    True to form, our Colichemarde Sword mirrors the Renaissance original with its extra-long, wide forte that abruptly tapers down to an acute point. The hilt features a decorative yet functional shell guard complete with finger loops.

  • Ribbed Shell Swept Hilt Rapier

    $511.41 Add to Bag

    Beautifully polished and with a single, wide fuller at the forte, the Ribbed Shell Swept Hilt Rapier is a dueling weapon with perfect balance to its long, narrow blade. Its distinctive hilt is made of high quality stainless steel.

Developed in the 1500s from Spanish dress swords, the historical rapier gained popularity in the 16th and 17th centuries as a slender, sharply pointed thrusting sword used in unarmored combat. Ideal for self-defense, civilian rapiers became lighter and shorter over time, whereas military rapiers evolved into colichemarde swords and small swords. Due to a lack of distinguishing terminology during their period of historical use, Renaissance rapiers can encompass a wide range of styles often influenced by the countries in which they were used. At Buying a Sword, we offer an excellent variety of fencing swords and dueling swords, as well as many other kinds of rapiers. Our collection of functional rapiers and decorative rapiers display many unique handles with ring guards, cup hilts, swept hilts, and wire hilts. We include colichemarde rapiers, Musketeer rapiers, Italian rapiers, Spanish rapiers, and Renaissance small swords among our fine historical sword replicas, ensuring that you will have plenty of options when picking out your next Renaissance blade!

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