Seax Damascus Decorated Viking #42
This nice and robust Viking Seax features Jelling style gripping beasts carved in bone accented with brass, leather, horn, and Ash wood handle. The Damascus blade is a Pattern weld of European 4043 stainless and 1095 high carbon steel with Rockwell Hardness of 54. This knife will hold and edge well.
Knife measures 13 inches or 33.2 cm long. Blade width is 1 inch or 2.6 cm. Blade length is 7 & 7/8 inches or 20 cm. Blade thickness at handle is 3/18 inch or 4 mm. Handle length is 5 & 1/4 inches or 13cm.
The decorative scabbard is vegetable tanned leather adorned with etched 24 gauge brass and a nickle silver under layer. Decorated Scabbard comes in Red or Brown Vegetable tanned leather.
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 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.