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Fibula Norse Seax

$ 20.00

The Fibula Norse Seax is a very small and robust tool steel blade sturdy and beautiful with a Rosewood handle with brass.  Vegetable-tanned leather sheath. Its small size makes it a great addition to Viking Boob Bling works as a Viking belt knife too! A camp knife for medieval Viking, LARP, and SCA. 

Product Details:

  • Rosewood handle.
  • A natural brown vegetable tanned leather scabbard.
  • Hand-hammered tool steel blade of 420 stainless. 
  • Rockwell Hardness 48.
  • Suspend from Viking turtle broaches or belt! 

Measurements: Fibula Norse Seax

 measures 4 inches or 10 cm long.  Blade width is 3/6 inch or 2 mm.  Blade length is 1 & 3/4 inches or 4.5 cm. Blade thickness at the handle is 3/16 inch or 4 mm.  Handle length is 2 & 1/4 inches or 5.5 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

History: The Fibula Norse Seax 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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