Etched Wedding Swords For Your Special Day!

Ray Morris' Mediaeval Arms and Armour
147 Salisbury Road, Swanview, WA, Australia, 6056
Ph: 61 8 9294 1318 Fax: 61 8 9255 2112
ABN: 30 187 506 255


Swords
Ray Morris' swords can be etched to the customer's design. This ornamentation can be on the weapon's blade, the pommel (the weight on the end of the grip) or on the quillons (or cross guard). Designs such as family crests, celtic motifs, runes etc are all available.




A Roman gladius (soldier's thrusting sword) and pugio (dagger).
Scabbard sold seperately.

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A Pugio with jewelled hilt, the scabbard is leather and brass. Also a Pugio in highly polished steel with a steel and brass scabbard.
Scabbard sold seperately.

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"Braveheart" type Sword.
A two-handed broadsword modelled after the sword used by Mel Gibson in the movie Braveheart.






Scottish Claymore
Classic Scottish Claymore with drooping quillons.


History:
From the Gaelic claidheamh mór, which means great sword, the Claymore was a two-handed sword used in Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries. As depicted in this photo the claymore had a small pommel, a straight grip, large quillons above a long and heavy blade.*






The "Kurgan" Sword.
Modelled after the sword used by Clancy Brown "The Kurgan" from the movie "Highlander".



Close-ups of the handle design and etching done on this sword.







Four examples of custom-made swords, two with interesting hilts, ...

..another two-handed broadsword with "drooping" quillons...

and a heavy Mediaeval broadsword.






Two views of a religious themed Broadsword, incorporating etched hands clasped in prayer attached to Angel wings, a dragon and a small cross.






Three views of a drooping quillon Broadsword. In leather scabbard, showing blade and drooping quillons, detail of etching (runes) and opening pommel (this sword was custom made to hold an engagement ring in the pommel).






A two-handed broadsword, with an intricate design etched into the blade...
...a custom sword with runes etched into the top of the blade and taloned quillons.






A hunting sword with a close-up view of its panther and eagle-headed quillons.








A view of the hilts on a pair of rapiers.



...Two more ornately hilted rapiers (with scabbards)...



...and a cup-hilted rapier. Can be purely ornamental or a rapier suitable for theatrical mock-combat.)





An elegantly curved hilt.














A custom-made sword based upon the Japanese katana.
This sword has a hilt carved into the shape of a dragon from ivory-like material.


A close-up of the carved hilt of the katana above also shows the runes etched into the blade.





A basket-hilted broadsword.


Another view of the basket-hilted broad-sword.



A sabre of a very clean and elegant Nineteenth Century design.


Another sabre, this time of a more exotic Eastern design.





Three decorated swords, each with a design made to the clients requirements and etched into the steel.






SNAKE SWORD
Beautiful hand carved brass hilt set on a hardened steel blade, etched with your designs, names, family crests etc.
The Hilt is solid brass entwined with four snakes whose tails are holding an eagle claw pommel which grips a clear crystal ball.
The Quillon is solid brass carved into eight snakes holding 2 blue glass balls.
Into the base of the hilt are carved eyes with blue jewels.
A well balanced sword which is a must for any collector. As they are hand carved no two swords are exactly the same. Scabbard Available!



BLACK PRINCE SWORD
All steel Quillon and Pommel it has a leather covered wooden handle strengthened with copper wire. The Pommel is etched with your crest and the blade is beautifully etched to your requirements. Classic straight Quillon is highly polished and can be etched to order. Matching Scabbard Available!


History:
Edward, Prince of Wales, is remembered by some as a great chivalric hero of British history, and an able commander with notable victories at the Battles of Crecy and Poitiers. The son of Edward III, king of England from 1327, he himself never ruled as king because he died a year before his father. In 1362 he married Joan of Kent. Their son, became King Richard II and ruled between 1377-99.




DRAGON SWORD
Hand carved brass Pommel and Quillon with a wooden hand grip covered in snake skin.This blade was etched to the purchasers requirements using Olde English lettering. Your blade can be etched to your requirements.







Some amazing flaming bladed swords!


Mediaeval Arms and Armour make hardwood and brass wall mounts to allow you to display your sword on a wall.

Visit our sister site Ceremonial Wedding Swords to see ceremonial swords used in the cake cutting ceremony to symbolise the first task undertaken by man and wife and to commemorate the wedding.
Commemorative swords for a special occasion other than a wedding can also be made (and etched to your design or specification) for such family events as Twenty-first Birthdays, Engagements, Anniversaries - in fact, anything that you want to remember with a keepsake that is both unusual and special.

These swords, with their personalised acid-etched decoration, can be sent anywhere in the world.

Send mail to Ray Morris of Mediaeval Arms & Armour


This page was last edited 9 June, 2004 by ErrynWeb


* Reference: A Collectors Guide To Swords, Daggers & Cutlasses - Gerald Weland