killerfurunkel:

epic cosplay

killerfurunkel:

epic cosplay

spassundspiele:

Silver Samurai – The Wolverine concept art by Josh Nizzi

spassundspiele:

Silver Samurai The Wolverine concept art by Josh Nizzi

 

art-of-swords:

Cup-Hilted Rapier

  • Dated: circa 1670-80
  • Culture: European - hilt made in Milan, Italy, Europe; blade made in Toledo, Spain
  • Medium: steel (blade); pierced and chiseled iron, wood, copper and iron wire (hilt)
  • Measurements: overall length: 46 3/4 inches (118.7 cm); pommel diameter: 1 1/4 inches (3.1 cm); quillons width: 10 1/4 inches (26.1 cm); cup: 4 13/16 × 4 15/16 inches (12.2 × 12.5 cm); blade length (from the tip to the cup): 40 1/4 inches (102.2 cm); blade length (from the tip to the quillons): 41 7/8 inches (106.4 cm) Width (blade): 13/16 inches (2.1 cm); weight: 2 lb. (890g)

Hilt made by swordsmith Francesco Maria Rivolta, Italian (active Milan), documented in 1678. The blade was made by bladesmith Francisco Ruiz the Elder, Spanish (active Toledo), active during the 17th century, or bladesmith Francisco Ruiz the Younger, Spanish (active Toledo), active during the 17th century as well.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Philadelphia Museum of Art

dungeonsandpendragons:

commonly confused medieval weapons

a powerpoint by me

now stop screwing them up seriously or i will put a medieval weapon in your head

art-of-swords:

Two-Handed Sword
Dated: 1550-1600
Place of Origin: Germany
Medium: steel, leather and wood grip, bronze pommel
Measurements: overall - l:170.50 cm (l:67 1/8 inches). Wt: 3.28 kg. Blade - l:125.60 cm (l:49 7/16 inches). Quillions - w:53.70 cm (w:21 1/8 inches). Grip - l:43.20 cm (l:17 inches). Ricasso - l:34.70 cm (l:13 5/8 inches)

Source: Copyright 2014 © Cleveland Museum or Art

art-of-swords:

Two-Handed Sword

  • Dated: 1550-1600
  • Place of Origin: Germany
  • Medium: steel, leather and wood grip, bronze pommel
  • Measurements: overall - l:170.50 cm (l:67 1/8 inches). Wt: 3.28 kg. Blade - l:125.60 cm (l:49 7/16 inches). Quillions - w:53.70 cm (w:21 1/8 inches). Grip - l:43.20 cm (l:17 inches). Ricasso - l:34.70 cm (l:13 5/8 inches)

Source: Copyright 2014 © Cleveland Museum or Art

valkyriethais:

Freya by WinPics

I thought she was going to bust out some sweet ass sword form tai chi for a second there. 

valkyriethais:

Freya by WinPics

I thought she was going to bust out some sweet ass sword form tai chi for a second there. 

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