Image from http://albion-swords.com/images/swords/geibig.jpg.
Petersen Viking Sword Hilt Types
The hard-edged blade with its woven patterns quivers and trembles; grasped with terrible sureness, it flashes into changing hues. excerpt from the Anglo-Saxon poem Elene. Translated by H.R. Ellis Davidson | Pattern Welded Swords | A Journey Through #Medieval Life octavia.net
Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor's sword 15th century.
Sword porn by Castle Keep - Imgur
A GOLD-DAMASCENED SWORD AFTER 'LA TIZONA' OF EL CID. ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE ZULOAGA WORKSHOP, TOLEDO, SPAIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY.
Claymore, circa 1610-1620, Scottish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Alan Rutherfurd Stuyvesant, 1954 (54.46.10) #swords
2 of 2 An Unusually Fine Two Hand Sword
Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Katzbalgers and Related Landsknecht Swords