This reproduction is made after the Sutton Hoo sword, found in 1938 in the burial mound of King Raedwald, who died in 654AD. This is a typical dark age Germanic weapon, with its wide blade with parallel edges.
The hilt is made of wood and brass, the grip is covered in leather and has decorative bronze brackets. The hilt is also made of wood and brass, but ends with an intricated brass pattern, decorated with red enamel. The original sword had a gold and enamel pommel. The scabbard is made of wood and is covered in leather. It also ends with a decorated bronze piece.
Length 88cm, blade 73,0cm. Blade's width at handle 4,6cm. Weight 1,20kg.