Medieval halberds are polearms crafted with a spiked axe blade mounted on a long shaft and a hook or thorn on the reverse side of the blade. Due to this three-part design, halberds were intended to slice, thrust, and hook opponents in battle. We offer both functional and decorative halberds here at Buying a Sword. We have ornamental halberds and similar weapons here, such as bardiches, poll axes, bills, and glaives, as well as their battle ready counterparts. Our decorative halberds make great theatrical props and unique home decor. Functional halberds and other medieval pole arms are made of high quality materials like iron, carbon steel, and hardwood to help them stand up to the rigors of combat. Peruse our selection of halberd pole weapons to find the perfect piece for your medieval weapon arsenal or for your medieval home decor.
There is reason the axe was one of the most popular weapons among the days of the medieval era, and that is because it was a powerful weapon. No matter whose hands it falls in to, this Gothic Axe is sure to look quite deadly.
There is a reason why the halberd was regarded as such an effective weapon, and that is because a halberd takes the reach and stabbing point of a spear and merges it with the chopping ability of an axe to create a versatile weapon.
The halberd came to prominence during the 14th and 15th centuries, when a weapon was needed that combined the heavy swing of an axe with the reach of the spear. This Halberd Hanger Ford fills that niche quite nicely.
Emulating the style of a popular medieval pole weapon, the Intricate 16th Century Decorative Medieval Halberd is a fantastic home accent to display your fascination with the ornate weaponry used during the Middle Ages.
Weapons like this Japanese Naginata Polearm were originally used by the samurai class of feudal Japan, but they were also used by foot soldiers and warrior monks. These iconic weapons were often used to create space during battle.
Massive weapons like this Japanese Naginata with Dragon Sheath were favored by the samurai for their ability to create space on the battlefield. The naginata is the perfect weapon to use if you want to keep adversaries at a distance.
As a weapon, the glaive is quite similar to the voulge, in that both are meant to cut and slice. Where-as voulges were meant to hack and cleave, glaives, including this Knife Glaive, were designed to deliver fine cuts and slashes.
The Scots were not without their own variants of traditional weapons. This Lochaber Axe looks like it would be a spear, but in reality, it was used more similarly to the medieval halberd, being capable of both stabbing and hacking.
A Lochaber Pole Axe is a Scottish weapon that looks quite similar to a bardiche or a voulge, although in reality, its function is more closely aligned with a halberd, as it has all the features that make a halberd a devastating weapon.
As an iconic weapon of Japanese nobility and a polearm for samurai, ashigaru, and sohei, the naginata carries a reputation of stealth and sophistication. Own a stunning modernized version of this weapon with the M48 Naginata Polearm.
A marvelous reproduction of a versatile style of polearm used during the medieval era, the Man at Arms English Bill by Cold Steel is a powerfully fierce, battle-ready weapon with multidimensional striking capabilities and superior reach.
Employing the style of 18th century halberds which were wielded by officers as symbols of their rank, the Man at Arms Sergeants Halberd by Cold Steel is a polearm designed for exceptional quickness and maneuverability in battle.