The claymore sword is one of the most recognized swords in history. Claymore is a term derived from the Gaelic claidheamohmor, meaning “great sword.” Claymore was first used to describe the large cross-hilted broadsword used in the Scottish Highlands and by Scottish mercenaries in Ireland from the late 15th to early 17 century. Several Scottish literary references indicate that the term “claymore” was applied by Gaelic speakers in the Highlands to both the old-fashioned, two-handed sword and the characteristic Scottish basket-hilted sword of the early 18th century. The average claymore sword length is about 55inches. Being since the sword was so huge, the swordsman need no shield which gave the impression and symbol of pride and strength. The claymore was a favorite weapon of the Highlanders of Scotland because it gave a fearsome presence on the battlefield. Our Claymore 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 were sometimes brutal, sometimes romantic, but always a source of intrigue. We invite you to share in the experience of an era past with our collection of Claymore swords. All our Claymore Swords are expertly hand-crafted and authentic replicas! You can display them in your office, home or for Medieval Reenactments.