The magic and Pure Alchemy of Iron

Norse Seax and its finer points of design.

Norse Seax in Battle form with Reindeer antler handle.

Utility lenth Seax Forged from High Carbon Steel.

 

Iron Seax.

 

The Norse Seax:

Length 7 to 24 inches historically.

Date of invention early: Iron age.

Meterial: Iron/Steel.

Notabe details: Steep drop angle nose and straight cutting edge.

Name: Seax is from the Germanic word “SAX” meaning short sword or long knife.

NORSE: Sax

ANGLO SAXON: Seax

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The Saxon people derived there name from this weapon because of there lengedary use of the weapon. No man was without this blade in the time of migrations. The popularity of the blade was so woven into Nordic culture that the Seax in style existed from the early iron age through the Viking age.

The Norse/Saxon warrior often carried:

1 Spear

1 Seax

1 Sword

1 belt knife

  A hand Axe could also be added to this already fully stocked personal armoury.

 

 

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