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Medieval and Renaissance Reproductions for Serious Collectors and Reenactors!

As one of the oldest online merchants of Medieval Swords, Medieval and Renaissance Clothing, Leather and Functional Steel Armour and LARP Gear; By The Sword has supplied Collectors, Reenactors and LARP (Live Action Role Playing) groups with high quality Battle Ready Swords, Chainmail, Helms, Shields Medieval Jewelry and Roman Gear.

Medieval and Renaissance items for your fun and enjoyment as well as re-enactment's and historical needs. Whether your interest lies in swords, sabers, armour, medieval weapons, medieval clothing, the SCA, LARP, fantasy, Vikings, the Crusades, Hundred years war, Wars of the Roses or even the US Civil war, you will be able to find just the right piece!

We can outfit Roman legions, Celtic, Saxons, Normans, Vikings, Knights, Squires, "Live steel" Re-enactors, Stage actors as well as Living History and LARP Groups. We carry items to stock your castle for siege or tournament! Decorate your hall, home, office or even your castle dungeon with our Shield and Sword displays, Medieval Weapons, Full suits of Armour, Chains & Chastity Belts or, if you prefer choose from our many Oriental swords and Weapons! From the battle field to the joust to living history. By The Sword has something for everyone!

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We search high and low to find the highest quality replicas available at the best prices, in an effort to bring you more pleasure from your collecting or re-enacting. We offer many different "museum quality" replicas which are as near to the originals as possible, as well as re-enactment equipment that is made to perform.

Aside from our standard items, we carry many products that are hand made at the time of order by Master Craftsmen, many of which come with accolades from museums or historic societies which serve testament to their workmanship, and years of research and study go into each piece they offer.