noting the detailing on the hilt... also who said that the king's sword must come from a trollop in a lake?
For Sale: Gauntlets by Ugo Serrano. -- myArmoury.com
confession by Mithrandiir on deviantART #sword #warrior
How to make swords talk: an interdisciplinary approach to understanding medieval swords and their inscriptions :http://www.medievalists.net/2015/12/02/how-to-make-swords-talk-an-interdisciplinary-approach-to-understanding-medieval-swords-and-their-inscriptions/
The Sword of Air by R.J.Madigan https://itun.es/gb/nHL54.n Lorcan - Massively armoured and terrifying. Maev's lieutenant. The Sword of Air by R.J.Madigan https://itun.es/gb/nHL54.n
Sword and scabard...Note simple inlays
Valsgärde users.stlcc.edu Decorated metal midsection of the sword sheath placed with burial 7 at Valsgärde.
Interesting viking sword decoration of the pommel, the hilt, and especially the brass baldrich/belt holder.