The most defining trait of two handed swords remains the requirement of both hands in order to wield the weapon. These large Renaissance swords remained in popular use throughout the 15th and 16th centuries, and they could reach up to six feet in length in the largest examples. Double handed swords were also sometimes called Zweihanders and great swords. In battle, functional two hand sword could be swung powerfully in order to crush the heavy armor of opponents. Following the disappearance of armor due to the growing use of firearms in the late 16th century, most two handed swords began to be used as ceremonial weapons. At Buying a Sword, we carry many excellent battle ready and decorative two handed swords in a range of styles. Our selection includes two handed Viking swords, two handed Danish swords, two handed Crusader swords, and two handed fantasy swords, among other designs. Whether you are looking for an impressive weapon to display or a powerful training sword, you will discover excellent options here.
As armor improved, swords were forced to change. This 12th Century Medieval Sword with Scabbard is an example of how they changed, developing into larger blades that excelled at slashing, crushing, and thrusting, all to negate a foes armor.
As armour improved, swords changed. This 12th Century Medieval Sword with Scabbard and Belt is an example of how they changed, developing into larger blades that excelled at slashing, crushing, and thrusting, all to negate a foes armor.
Every sword enthusiast needs a stunning piece to complete their collection. The 15th Century Blunted Ring Hilt Sword is just that, its eye catching features and blunted edge making it ideal to be a sword on your wall or your side.
When you are sword fighting, you need a weapon that is functional, alluring, and protective. The 15th Century Ring Hilted Sword encompasses all three of these features, making it your ideal sword for light combative use.
If you have been searching for a medieval styled sword with elegance, then the 16th Century Two-Handed Sword with Scabbard may be what you desire. This hand forged sword recreates antique refinement that no warrior can deny.
The beauty and function of a blade like the 16th Century Two-Handed Sword with Scabbard and Belt is something to be truly appreciated. Any gentleman or warrior would be happy to carry this fine weapon at their side.
Amonthul is the third Sword of Avonthia, wielded by Sarafel, one of three sons of the Avonthian king in ancient times. Designed by fantasy artist Kit Rae, this decorative sword makes a thrilling addition to any sword collection.
Designed by renowned fantasy artist Kit Rae, Anathar the Sword of Power is the tenth and most powerful of the ornate decorative blades from his epic mythological tale, The Tale of the Swords of the Ancients and Other Blades of Power.
Forged from the shards of Isildurs legendary sword Narsil, the Flame of the West served Aragorn in his quest to defeat the Witch King. Now, you too can wield this powerful sword when you equip yourself with Anduril with Scabbard.
In his quest to destroy Sauron, Aragorn came upon the shards of Narsil, the legendary sword of his ancestor Isildur. These shards were reforged into a new blade, one that has been stunningly recreated by the Anduril with Scabbard and Belt.
A Dothraki chief who marries Daenerys Targaryen, Khal Drogo is an astonishingly fearless and fierce warrior, whose skill with an arakh is unrivaled. The Arakh of Khal Drogo is an exact replica of the favored weapon of this horse-lord.
Clear the escape when rescuing the royals from the besieged castle. Forge a path through enemy hordes while safeguarding your fellows. The Battle Guard Black Staff Sword has the reach and power to knock down multiple foes.