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Custom´s sword - Gladius type Pompeii

 
Cat. number: C0002   Gladius of Pompei style by Swordmakery Elgur
Period: 50-150 AD
Place of discovery: Pompeii
Original can be found: Nijmegen museum, Netherlands
Description:

- double edged blade
- overall length 63 cm
- blade 45 cm
- blade width 4,5 cm
- grip of moose antler
- beech´s wooden guards covered by brass plate
- weight 0,96 kg

Type: Pompeii
Price: Contact us
 
Roman Gladius Pompei type which belonged at the time of the most frequently used. The name is derived from the original findings in Pompeii. Originals can be found in museums around the world. The sword was used in the heyday of the Roman Empire. Eg. the Column of Trajan in Rome, this sword own almost every soldier. Replica was made for fencing.

Blade:
Along the entire length of the blade width is the same, namely 4.5 cm. Tapers to a tip and vigorously without transition. The tip is 5.5 cm long and triangular. Blade thickness is the same from hilt to tip. The blade does not spring back, it is primarily a stabbing weapon. Short and massive. Cross-section of the blade is diamond-shaped with a visible center "rib". The sword is intended for fencing and therefore has blunt blade width up to 2 mm

Hilt:
The hilt is 9 cm long, made ​​exactly to the owner's hand. All for comfort grip. The hilt has four grooves, exactly on all four fingers. Warheads sword is carved in the style of "Apple". The partition consists again only half the apples. Moving blades and mounted partitions forming brass plate. It is decorated with engraved floral motifs involved in the ring. The plate acts as a bulwark for medieval swords and go right to chop wood. The original wafer is smaller. On request, the owner is proportionally increased. The end of the blade is riveted.

You can customize your sword´s: handle, color, etc. (details in Custom´s sword order)
 
Pictures:
Gladius type pompeii handmade by professional swordsmiths Swordmakery ElGur
Gladius type pompeii handmade by professional swordsmiths Swordmakery ElGur
Gladius of Pompei style by Swordmakery Elgur
Gladius of Pompei style by Swordmakery Elgur
Gladius of Pompei style by Swordmakery Elgur
 
Jirka, Czech Republic
"Sword of you I have a few days at home. I am a very satisfied overall result. The blade is beautiful with no visible defects or unevenness. Dimensions of blade match my request. The sword is pleasantly short and it corresponds to its weight.I particularly like the hilt processing and decorating. This wood has a nice natural color as antlers beautiful tunes. The hilt is optimally wide. Fist well deny the top and bottom of the timber and does not slide so the sword in sweat. Diameter hilt is also optimal as well as the size of the wooden parts."
 
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