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Saex (Small)

Saex (Small)

$ 15.00

The small Saex knife is a cute simple cutting tool. Both blade and handle are based loosely on an early 7th century Weingarten (Württemberg), Germany.  Get a little saexy for your Norse, Viking, and SCA.

Product Details:

  • Olive wood handle.
  • Undyed Vegetable tanned leather Scabbard.
  • Leather Thong attachment.
  • Hammered Iron blade.

Measurements: Saex (Small) blade length measures 3 inches and total length measures 7 inches, the width of the blade near pommel is 3/4 inches.

History: The Saex (Small) is from the family of knives known as Seax, also known as hadseax, sax, seaxe, scramaseax, scramsax, means knife or cutting tool in Old English. In modern archaeology, the term seax is used specifically for the typically large knives worn by men in the 5th to the 11th century in the region roughly enclosed by Ireland, Scandinavia, and Northern Italy. The seax was most common in Germanic Tribes and Viking culture and often featured a very elaborate and decorative sheath.  

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