The Flamberge is a French word that means Flamboyant. The Flamberge is a sword that is typically a rapier but a longsword as well. The Flamberge sword has a wavy blade that is to aid in parring or chopping up pikes or spears. The Flamberge is also called Flambards, large claymores and Flammards. The Flamberge sword is of Germanic or Swedish descent starting around the 13th century. The area between the hilt and blade on the Flamberge sword was used for thrusting much like a spear. Flamberge was also the name of a sword borne by Charlemagne and Renaud de Montauban. It was forged by the smith Galas, and was one of nine blades shattered by Olivier's sword, Hauteclere. The Flamberge looked fashionable as well as deadly because it was believed to inflict a painful deadly wound to an individual.
Our Flamberge Swords can be used for display or for battle re-enactments, each reproduction is created to the specifications of the original. The dimensions and weight are accurate on every piece so you get a medieval weapon that is actually balanced and fun to hold instead of just pretty to look at. Medieval times... sometimes brutal, sometimes romantic, but always a source of intrigue. Medieval Collectibles invites you to share in the experience of an era past with our collection of Flamberge Swords. All our Flamberge Swords are expertly hand-crafted and authentic replicas! You can display them in your office, home or for Medieval Reenactments.
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