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Shields of Time

Posted by Sword N Armory on May 31st 2018

Shields of Time
On the battlefield there are two options: kill or be killed. As a warrior you’re looking for ways to inflict lethal blows on your enemy while protecting yourself.Even though proof of shields being used doesn’t start until the Bronze Age, the use of a shield has been around for centuries around the world. An item to protect oneself from the onslaught of another has always been employed. Shields became a part of the armor used for the military, the earliest shield was made of thick wood or woven r
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Avoiding Rust on Your Sword's Blade

Posted by Sword N Armory on May 31st 2018

Avoiding Rust on Your Sword's Blade
Seeing your favorite sword rust away can be very devastating. Especially, if your sword had cost you a fortune. Luckily for you, there are various ways in which you can avoid such incidences. And, in case your sword already has rusted, there are different ways to get rid of it.Tip #1: Always oil the blade of your sword after cleaning them.The oil helps to shield the blade from rust. It’s important that you ensure the oil used doesn’t react with your blade. Some good choices of oil include gun oi
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Immortality on the Battlefield: Vikings vs. Persians

Posted by Sword N Armory on May 31st 2018

Immortality on the Battlefield: Vikings vs. Persians
It was a night like one out of a dream, cold and steely. I could feel the wind in my hair and the salt from the sea upon my armor. My armor was that of gambeson or quilted cloth. Being from a lower status of Vikings this leather armor was all I could afford. Some of my friends from the higher Viking status have obtained the ever fancy Lammellar armor. This particular armor is more expensive than my gambeson due to the iron plates it contains. These iron plates are then laced together in a patter
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Neck Knives Gaining Popularity

Posted by Sword N Armory on May 31st 2018

Neck Knives Gaining Popularity
The humble neck knife. It has been around for centuries but why the sudden climb in popularity? Much of it’s due to the increase in quality, though the ease of access in self-defense situations is another large contributing factor. These minimalist blades have hung around the necks of hunters and explorers for generations, and they still appeal to society today. You see, today's high tech methods for designing and producing these small blades have made neck knives not only more durable than ever
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Just How Battle Clever Was The Ancient Roman Army?

Posted by Sword N Armory on May 31st 2018

Just How Battle Clever Was The Ancient Roman Army?
We often forget that the Roman army was really clever because we only remember that Rome fell pretty fast late in their reign. However, Rome was so powerful in its day that it would be able to take over anybody at any time. In fact, Rome was so powerful that it's in the Bible. The Roman army was clever, and they even did things that we still do today if you think about it for just a moment.They Were BuildersWe expect everyone today to get an engineering degree when they go to the milit
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