Ritter Steel Swords from Medieval Collectables
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.
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!
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.
Each Dussack is made from a single piece of steel and is clearly a no frills cutting weapon. Because of its simple and functional design, it was favored by commoners, who needed a weapon that could be used for a variety of purposes.
Our medieval lion crest sword is an exclusive design featuring a regal rampant lion symbolizing courage and strength, carved into the solid brass pommel. The blade of the Lion Crest sword has fullers running down most of the blade.
The Early Norse and Celtic people of the Middle Ages created functional swords beautifully that were adorned with designs from their myths and legends. This beautiful Celtic Norse sword has a curled scroll hand engraved into its pommel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This dashing pirate cutlass is a real beauty to behold. Created with a blackened steel guard to protect the finish and a hand-forged carbon steel blade, this cutlass is worth walking the plank for and is the perfect pirates companion.
At last, the Firestalker Sword is for those who love fantasy and long to possess a functional steel blade forged as in ancient times, by hand over hot coals. The Firestalker Sword has hand cast brass fittings and an ebony grip.
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.
A very distinctive medieval cross centers the guard of this magnificent knights sword. The Knights of the Round Table fought with honor and you can too, with weapons akin to theirs, with the sturdy construction of this sword.
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.
An exquisite blade fit for an Emperor. Brown, hand braided leather and red silk come together in a beautiful yet functional Chinese Broadsword. The blade is forged over hot coals and is four inches wide at the widest point.
The earliest Scottish clansmen were strong and fearless. They wielded large swords with a simple yet powerful design. One was a man named William Wallace, who could have carried an early Scottish claymore sword like this in battle.
We are proud to offer the Odachi sword, a functional handmade work of art. Part of our braided leather collection, our functional Odachi Sword includes a scabbard that is hand made from wood, and covered in leather as shown.
The Giant Samurai Sword 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 a functional, original work of art.
It is believed that the soul of a warrior lived within his sword, and to be a Samurai warrior was to uphold the highest spiritual and physical disciplines. This sword embodies a darker vision of the katana, fit for a sinister samurai.
This Viking sword looks so authentic in the hand that if you close your eyes you can almost feel the fog rolling off the shore and hear the crash of waves. The Chieftain leads another raid, taking your Viking band to far away lands.
This functional, battle ready, two-handed barbarian war sword is hand-crafted and will make your enemies run from you in battle! A solid steel crown design pommel sits atop an exquisite ebony wood contoured handle.
A genuine, fully functional reverse blade sword. We have created a Japanese style reverse blade katana featuring the traditional hand braided diamond pattern cord wrap upon a shimmering silver fabric with four dragon menuki inset.
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.
The Samurai Katana was individually made by hand with a natural wood grip and a sheath covered with braided leather. The high carbon steel blade is hand pounded and forged over hot coals, using many of the original techniques.
The Soul of Samurai Katana will awaken the Samurai in you with this beautifully handcrafted functional sword. Smooth polished grips of ebony accented by brass create the perfect handle for the hand forged high carbon steel blade.
The majestic Lord of Kings Sword is a hand and a half treasure measuring 46 inches long with a 36 inch long carbon steel blade, which is hand forged. The solid brass pommel and guard are ornate with a look fit for a king.
This impressive Vampire sword has an overall length of 41.5 inches. The functional two handed Vampire sword is hand crafted with a 31.5 inch long, hand forged, high carbon steel blade tempered and hardened over hot coals.
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.
Warlords and warriors rejoice, this two handed battle ready sword is for you! The barbaric lines of this mighty two handed fantasy sword has attributed to its wide appeal. The Warlord sword has a functional, flared, carbon steel blade.
The strong yet beautifully simple design of this sword is intended for those in the martial arts who compete and use their weapons daily. This sword has a thick hand forged blade that is designed to take the rigors of combat.
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 Soul of Samurai Wakizashi will awaken the Samurai in you with this beautifully handcrafted functional sword. Polished grips of exotic ebony accented by brass create the perfect handle for the hand forged high carbon steel blade.
Wakizashi swords were adopted by samurai in feudal era Japan to complement their larger katanas. The Golden Warrior Samurai Wakizashi is a splendid and functional example of this historic style of Japanese weaponry.
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.
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.
Featuring a magnificently stylish and functional design, the Trojan Short Sword embodies the styling of late Bronze Age weaponry with a leaf-shaped blade design, which is fairly short, as swords tended to be in this era.
Made famous in feudal era Japan, tantos feature short blades with a sharpened edge which excels in thrusting strikes. The Golden Warrior Samurai Tanto is functional designed and stays true to this historic style.