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.
Inspired by history and imagination, this Ring Hilt Swiss Saber with Scabbard and Belt combines the single-edged design of the historic saber with a twist of fantasy as well as hardy materials, creating a unique and functional sword.
Some swords are designed to inspire fear and terror. Beyond the cosmetics of a terrifying weapon, some blades just inspire fear based on what they can do. The Scottish Claymore is one of these weapons, devastating in its simplicity.
A two handed sword is not just for intimidation. As the wielder of this Scottish Claymore with Scabbard will find, they are also powerful weapons, ones that by virtue of size and weight lend powerful impact to every swing.
Sir William Wallace, known as one of Scotlands national heroes, is a well-known name. He fought against the English for Scottish freedom, and to commemorate this, we offer the Scottish William Wallace Sword, by Marto.
There are many iconic images from Scotland, and one of the most notable is a tartan-clad Highlander fighting against English oppression. This Short Brass Wallace Sword is inspired by the mighty greatsword wielded by William Wallace.
The sword of William Wallace is, perhaps, one of the most famous arms of history thanks to the feature film Braveheart. This Short Silver Wallace Sword is designed around that, recreating a shorter form of the impressive claymore.
The tale of William Wallace, who fought for Scottish independence, is one that is known by many. This Sir Wallace Iron Claymore is a recreation of the sword wielded by this legend during one of the more modern portrayals of his story.
A great display sword will add authenticity to your collection of weaponry or your outfit, if you are taking on a certain persona. This Stainless Steel Medieval Bastard Sword will look wonderful wherever you choose to exhibit it.
An absolutely stunning reproduction of 16th century Scottish weaponry, the Steel Scottish Claymore Sword is a functional weapon which exemplifies a claymore sword with its exquisitely powerful double-edged blade.
Few apocalyptic figures are as well-known as the Four Horsemen. These figures herald the end of the world. The Sword of the Apocalypse Riders, by Marto, depicts the four horsemen on their deathly ride across the mortal realm.
A true gift to any warrior, The Anduril Elite Series Sword is as stunning as it is dangerous. Inspired by the sword used in the Lord of the Rings film series, this weapon is a wonderful replica built with quality craftsmanship.
The Crusader Elite Series Sword is modeled after 12th Century Medieval swords that were designed with power in mind. This weapon holds a traditional value that recreates the classic shape of a Crusaders cruciform sword.