A forerunner of many long parrying daggers of later years, the poignards long reach made it very effective. It saw much use in its own day as a backup weapon and defensive dagger on the battlefield.
The Renaissance White Bone Dagger is an inexpensive dagger that is great for renaissance fairs, reenactments, or adding to your medieval dagger collection. The Renaissance White Bone Dagger has a handle with a brass guard and pommel.
On Sale For: $15.75
Stilettos came in many sizes, from little hideout weapons to long daggers suitable for use even as a main gauche, and this is certainly one of the more attractive stiletto daggers that we have come across.
Every Hand and a Half Dagger reflects the highest standards in workmanship and comes fully sharpened and ready for battle. Scaled down in size and almost identical in appearance, the Hand and a Half Dagger offers a 13 inch long blade.
On Sale For: $208.00
The Renaissance Black Horn Dagger is an inexpensive dagger that is great for renaissance fairs, reenactments, or adding to your medieval dagger collection. The Renaissance Black Horn Dagger has a handle with a brass guard and pommel.
On Sale For: $15.30
It has been said that the stiletto was the favorite tool of assassins due to its size, weight, and the ease with which it could be thrust through the layers of the heavy fabrics of the era. A leather scabbard is included.
The guard, grip and pommel are all made from solid nickel silver. Along with a black leather scabbard with nickel plated throat and tip, this makes for one of the best looking, yet effective fighting daggers we have ever offered.
The Renaissance Dagger has a Pakkawood handle with a brass guard and pommel. This dagger has a stainless steel blade and comes with a leather sheath. The dagger has an overall length of 12.5 inches and a blade length of 5 inches.
On Sale For: $14.31
The Renaissance Dagger has a Pakkawood handle with a brass guard and pommel. This dagger has a stainless steel blade and comes with a leather sheath. The dagger has an overall length of 12.5 inches and a blade length of 7.75 inches.
On Sale For: $15.30
The White Renaissance Dagger is an inexpensive dagger that is great for renaissance fairs and reenactments, or as an addition to your medieval dagger collection. The Renaissance Dagger has a hardwood handle with a brass guard and pommel.
On Sale For: $12.51
The Black Renaissance Dagger is an inexpensive dagger that is great for renaissance fairs, reenactments, or adding to your medieval dagger collection. The Black Renaissance Dagger has a hardwood handle with a brass guard and pommel.
On Sale For: $14.31
The Rondel Dagger was around for a long period of time and took many forms, from utilitarian to pure combat weapon, like this one. The grip is long enough to be grasped with a mail mitten or gauntlets.
Designed to complement our Ribbed Shell Swept Hilt Rapier, our Parrying Dagger offers a long, double edged blade with a stiff, diamond cross section and is fully sharpened, which makes it ideal for delivering a lethal thrust.
On Sale For: $272.00
In the art of fencing and sparring, a main gauche is a handy tool to have for blocking blows from an enemy blade. This Wood Grip Main Gauche features a classic design that will go perfectly with our Wood Grip Rapier (Item # SH1024).
The Colichemarde emerged on the sword scene in the late 1600s during the decline of the rapier and the rise of the small sword. Its was unique to due the blade, which was extra wide at the forte but narrow for the the rest.
On Sale For: $200.00
Just because the stiletto is among the smallest of daggers does not mean that it is among the weakest. In fact, in its area of expertise, a blade like this Italian Stiletto is without equal, as not much can match its penetrative power.
The House of Medici was a political dynasty and eventual royal house, as well as a banker family of influence. They were also not without their darker side, and this Medici Renaissance Dagger embodies their family legacy quite well.
This beautiful Daguesse Dagger with Scabbard is crafted by Art Gladius. Gladius Medieval style daggers have 440C stainless steel blades that are fully tempered, but they are primarily intended as collectibles and decorative pieces.
Scaled down in size but almost identical in appearance, The Italian Long Sword is sharply tapered, double edged blade slightly favors attacks with the point over the edge and is stiff and strong enough to parry any sword.
On Sale For: $208.00
Simple does not always mean plain. When it comes to this Medieval Swept Hilt Dagger, the word simple means direct and uncomplicated, which means that this dagger is a great companion blade to have in your collection or at your side.
Poignard is a French word that refers, typically, to a long thrusting knife that originated in the Middle Ages and was used during the Renaissance, being favored by upper class citizens, nobility, and the knighthood.
One can never be too careful in medieval times. Even a noble could be a swordsman, and that is why always having a defense on-hand is never a bad idea. Even a dagger like the Noble Rapier Dagger could make the all the difference.
Sometimes, a simple dagger is the one that gets the job done in the best way. This Papen Dagger is a straight-forward dagger, possessing an appearance that is distinctive only because of its lack of overt decorations and adornments.
A defensive dagger has to be a hardy dagger, and this Diavolo Main Gauche Dagger does not disappoint in its design. A thick blade with a well-planned guard makes this an off-handed dagger that any duelist would want to wield.
As skilled as a noble might be with a rapier, sometimes, all one could carry is a dagger. And in those situations, it has to be a dagger that is functional for use and decorative in appearance, just like this Ring Hilted Rapier Dagger.
A magnificent representation of Italian Renaissance styling, the Italian Stiletto with Display Plaque is a beautiful decoration for the home or office. This plaque is a superb means to express your interest in Italian history.
Displaying the styling used by medieval Italian craftsmen, the Man at Arms Italian Dagger by Cold Steel is a dagger which features a finely tipped blade and pairs well with the Man at Arms Italian Longsword by Cold Steel (07-88ITSM).
On Sale For: $160.00
An exceptionally well made dagger, the Man at Arms Hand and a Half Dagger by Cold Steel exhibits a medieval styling with its spear point blade and is the perfect accompaniment of the Man at Arms Hand and a Half Sword by Cold Steel.
On Sale For: $160.00
The perfect sidekick to your sword of choice, a parrying dagger is used for defense in your offhand. In contrast to daggers of the later Renaissance, this Renaissance Parrying Dagger has a blade ideal for stabbing as well as blocking.
This beautiful and functional parrying dagger features multiple crab claw quillons to block, trap, or manipulate the blade of an opponent. The MAA Crab Claw Dagger has a solid steel sail guard that offers excellent hand protection.
On Sale For: $200.00
Perfect for the modern man-at-arms, the MAA Shell Guard Dagger is a main gauche designed for use alongside a longer blade. This parrying dagger has lengthy, solid steel quillons and a shell guard to protect your hand.
On Sale For: $192.00
After years of devoted service, the naval captain was eager to tend his homestead. He removed the Golden Nautical Dagger from its ornate sheath, polishing the engraved blade thoroughly before presenting it to his successor.
When the North Star shone through the fog, the navigator breathed a deep sigh of relief, knowing he could direct the ship to a safe harbor. The captain presented him with this Treasure of Poseidon Dagger, a symbol of her gratitude.
Inspired by historical examples of the medieval dagger, the Rosewood Rondel Dagger is a specialized weapon rather than a utility blade. The rondel dagger serves as a side arm for piercing mail or slipping through gaps in plate armor.
On Sale For: $172.00
The Tactical Rondel Dagger offers a modern adaptation of the distinctive medieval side arm blade. This functional rondel dagger possesses excellent armor-piercing capabilities, making it an essential tool for the battlefield.
On Sale For: $148.00
Popular throughout Europe between the 13th and 18th centuries, the ballock dagger reached its height during the Tudor period. This Italian Ballock Dagger has a strong triangular blade, capable of punching through tough mail armour.
This royal Renaissance dagger features a fishtail type pommel popular during the 15th and 16th centuries. The flourish of the pommel and star shaped quillons provides a regal presence that enhances this Italian Arming Dagger.
This English Hunting Dagger was inspired by the rustic beauty of a hunting dagger found in a private collection. Dating from the 1800s, it represents a rough and functional piece that a noble would have been proud to own and use.
This Italian Courtier Stiletto is but one of many examples made during the 16th century, with handles emulating figures. Pairs of monsters, animals, or humans were sometimes designed to enhance a piece, making it truly one of a kind.
Named for the ancient forging technique from the Near East, Damascus steel is characterized by distinctive patterns of ripples or swirls. This Antler Damascus Dagger makes an excellent gift for hunters, reenactors, and collectors.
On Sale For: $60.75
This beautiful Veronese Ballock Dagger is a replica of the famous ballock dagger currently housed in the Rothenburg collection. Believed to be from Northern Italy circa 1450, this dagger exemplifies the work found around Venice.
The main gauche was meant to parry thrusting attacks and could often be used offensively. This Main Gauche Renaissance Dagger is a replica of an early 15th century main gauche, a high period of duels for honor and two weapon fighting.
If a swordsman had two hands, why not use both in battle? The Renaissance Main Gauche Parrying Dagger is a decorative blade inspired by the early 15th century blade wielded in the nondominant hand alongside a rapier in a duel.
The main gauche came into use at the height of the use of rapiers. This Renaissance Era Main Gauche is a delightful representation of the daggers created to deflect thrust attacks from swords or as opportunistic offensive weapons.