This handmade seax blade is made after originals that were used by the Anglo-Saxons between the 9th and 11th centuries. Skrama seaxes were widely used by all Germanic tribes and by the Vikings. This model is based on an original found in the Viking city of Jorvik. This blade is made of 256 layers of AISI 4340 and 15N20 steel and is tempered to a hardness of 56-58 HRC.
Material: damaststeel/ 256 layers AISI 4340 and 15N20 steel
Hardness: 56-58 HRC
Length 38 cm
Blade length: 26 cm
Max. Blade width 4,5 - 3,5 cm
Blade thickness at the back: 4 mm
Tang: 12 cm
Transport weight (gram): 900 *
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This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your weapons regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper. Remove burrs with a whetstone. Make sure you have removed all burrs before using a battle-ready weapon, as they can cause wounds.
The original method of making Damascus steel from Wootz steel was lost in the modern era. Nowadays, the name Damascus steel is used as a generic term for pattern welded / laminated or melted steel made out of two or more different steel types.