For those knife enthusiasts who enjoy collecting valuable, handcrafted knives, you most likely also enjoy keeping yourself educated on medieval weaponry in the event that you come across a one of a kind knife; you want to know your stuff. We recently read up on an article by Chatura Weliwitigoda titled, “Weapons of the 17th Century,” we expanded our knowledge of the different classifications of swords.
When you travel the world looking for exquisite knives to add to your collection, you want to know what you’re investing in since some of them come with a large price tag. Whether you’re looking for knives or swords, the more blade styles you know by memory, the better off your collection is. Some of the major classifications of swords are:
- Curved Swords
- Long Swords
- Short Swords
The curved swords were more popular in Eastern Europe, and used within the military, giving them great historical value. Collecting any type of handcrafted blade immediately increases its value and over time, you may even find that you don’t want to sell your collection, but rather pass it down for your family generation to come.
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