Seax Viking tool steel Knife from Birka #7
Seax Viking tool steel Knife from Birka #7 with maple wood handle with brass bezel and vegetable tanned Birka, Sweden, style scabbard from historical example. This Norse knife will hold an edge and is rust resistant. A good all around knife for Norse, medieval Viking, LARP, and SCA.
- Sharp edge.
- Maple wood handle, brass shoulder.
- Brown Vegetable tanned leather Scabbard.
- Historical Scabbard design.
- Hand-hammered blade of 1095 stainless tool steel. (Rust Resistant)
- Rockwell Hardness 45.
- Belt loop fits a 2 1/2 inch belt.
Returns and Exchanges: You may return your Seax Viking tool steel Knife from Birka #7 for absolutely any reason within 30 days of receipt for your choice of an exchange for different size or style, store credit or refund. See my Returns and Exchanges Policy.
Measurements: Seax Viking tool steel Knife from Birka #7 measures 8 & 3/4 inches or 22 cm long. Blade width is 1 & 1/8 inch or 2.8 cm. Blade length is 4 inches or 10.2 cm. Blade thickness at the handle is 3/16 inch or 4 mm. Handle length is 4 5/8 inches or 11.7 cm.
History: The Seax Viking tool steel Knife from Birka #7 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.