Sword of Charles V in natural size, gold and engraved with blade in carbon steel tempered, forged, polished and bathed in nickel and gold 24 carat gold. Length 103 cm, weight 1.3 kg. Possibility to engraved customized text.
Charles I of Spain and V of Germany called "Caesar". He inherited kingdoms from his four grandparents: Castile, Aragon, America, Naples, Sicily, Flanders and Austria. In 1519 he was crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, going on to rule the greatest kingdom in Europe since the time of Charlemagne.
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, a man of high military prestige at the time of the Catholic Kings (15th and 16th centuries), achieved his first exploits in the conquest of Granada, standing out mainly in the campaigns of Sicily and Naples, nicknamed the Great Captain there for his excellence in the art of war.
The Colada Sword is one of the swords of the 11th century Castilian knight Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, known as the Cid Campeador. It is a beautiful reproduction for collectors in stainless steel. Hidalgo y guerrero castellano, que al frente de su propio ejercito llegó a dominar prácticamente todo el Oriente de la Península Ibérica a finales del siglo XI....
Around 1066 A. D. Normans invade Britain led by William "The Conqueror", the first Norman king of England. This functional sword with forged blade in 1065 high carbon steel has a pommel with William´s battle cross engraved on it. The Cross also appears along the blade. The sturdy wooden grip is covered in dark red leather and surrounded by a silver...
Replica of the legendary "Joyeuse", considered the sword of Charlemagne since the 13th century and currently in the Louvre museum. Used in the coronation of all the kings and emperors of France. The blade is made of stainless steel and the hilt of bronze.
La Tizona or Tizón is one of the swords (together with Colada) that tradition or literature attributes to the Cid Campeador, Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (1043-1099). According to the "Cantar de mio Cid" (1200) the Cid obtained it after defeating King Búcar of Morocco in Valencia to give it later to the Infantes of Carrión for the wedding with his daughters.
Knighted by King Arthur, Sir Lancelot became one of the most famous and legendary characters on the "Round Table". The blade is made of stainless steel and the hilt is finished in bronze with the pommel decorated with a lion.
The barbarians according to history, legends and films were the tribes of Slavic, Germanic and Frank origin that swept through Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries. This sword is finished in bronze and has a fullered stainless steel blade; the hilt represents a winged dragon with two heads.
Roland was an historic commander of the Franks in the service of Charlemagne. He died in the battle of Roncesvalles at the hands of the Vascones on 15th August, 778. Legend has it that with a blow of his sword Durendal, he opened a pass in the Pyrenees known as "La Brèche de Roland".
La Tizona is a 16th century Spanish style sword well known and appreciated throughout Europe, used by the captains of the Tercios of Flanders and the Conquistadors of America. It stands out for its cup-shaped guard with fretwork.
Alfanje of the Hispanic Arabian al-janyar, "the dagger", denominates a single-edged sword with a broad curved blade used in the Iberian Peninsula, part of the Mediterranean and Italy during the Middle Ages and until the Renaissance. In ancient Castilian it was also known as "terciado".
Templar Sword of the Order of the Knights Templar, inspired by the Spanish swords of the time of Philip II for the openwork design of the blade. Silver hilt with gold damascene details. Garnet velvet grip. Pommel with the seal of the Templar Order. Cross with the inscription of the Knights Templar in Latin SIGILUM MILITUM XPISTI.
Edward of Woodstock (1330-1376), named the Black Prince for the armor he wore, was the firstborn of King Edward III of England. The hilt is carved and has blue stones embedded in it; the grip is covered in blue velvet.
Sword of Valeria with a bronze finish from the film Conan the Barbarian. The sword is an exact replica of the original and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity with a serial number engraved on the blade. In an era under the power of witchcraft and the sword, Valeria helps Conan dethrone Thulsa Doom from his reign of terror.
Claymore is a double edged sword which required both hands to be wielded. Its long hilt (at least one-quarter of the weapon´s total length) allowed the user to handle it without having to force the maneuvers or grab it by the base of the blade. It was used in combat on foot, designed to effectively attack plate armour and chainmail. They were used and...
The sword of Richard the Lionheart. The traditional image of Richard the Lionheart, England´s second Plantagenet king, has been preserved over the centuries in a romantic version, like a glorious crusader and wandering knight. Richard received the title of Lionheart at the beginning of the third crusade, being compared Philip of France as a lamb and...
Always the swords of Toledo have had an extraordinary hardness and lightness due to the unique way in which they were forged
The mastery of the craftsmen makes these swords a marvel, as well as the secret of their mettle, which is attributed to the waters of the Tagus River, where they were tempered. The high temperature of the waters and the quality of the steel have made the swords of Toledo the most famous in the world
Historically it is said that, more than two thousand years ago, the Toledo smiths forged the falcatas, which even Aníbal chose for his army. The Tizona and the Colada del Cid were Toledo swords and the Muslims copied this technique for their scimitars
After the reconquest Toledo became the largest swords center in the world. The "Iron Soul" technique, which consisted of a hard steel weapon with a sheet of sweet iron inside it, prevented it from bending or cracking
As the firearms replaced the swords, Carlos III created the Royal National Weapons Factory to gather all the craftsmen and preserve the industry
The composition and temper of these swords was always a secret passed down from father to son, which made knights from all over the world, including samurais, order them to make their swords
Currently one of the best customers of the Toledo spades are the producers of Hollywood, for swords of Lord of the Rings, Conan, Gladiator or Braveheart