This seax blade is a replica of an Alamannic original. Seaxes like this were used by all Germanic tribes between the 5th and 9th centuries. It is made of 256 layers of damascus steel. It is made of steel type AISI 4340 and 15N20 and is tempered to a hardness of 56-58 HRC.
Material: damaststeel/ 256 layers AISI 4340 and 15N20 steel
Hardness: 56-58 HRC
Length 44 cm
Blade length: 32 cm
Max. Blade width 3,5 cm
Blade thickness at the back: 4 mm
Tang: 12 cm
Transport weight (gram): 900 *
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This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your weapons regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper. Remove burrs with a whetstone. Make sure you have removed all burrs before using a battle-ready weapon, as they can cause wounds.
The original method of making Damascus steel from Wootz steel was lost in the modern era. Nowadays, the name Damascus steel is used as a generic term for pattern welded / laminated or melted steel made out of two or more different steel types.