Covid-19 Update
We are shipping as normal. However, the shipping companies have been experiencing a lot of transit delays under the current situations. At this point it is not uncommon for shipments to be "stuck" for several days. Please understand and expect this right now. In virtually all cases, the shipments are arriving as expected, but many are taking longer than any of us are used to.

Albion Armorers Battle Ready
Albion Jarl Viking Sword - ANV6
Limited Edition of 500

Albion Jarl Viking Sword

Add your video of this sword here.
Click for details.

Also Available:
Overall Length: 36'' Blade: 30 1/8''

Please Make a Selection:
Blade:6150 High Carbon Steel
Weight:2 lb 7.5 oz
Edge: Very Sharp
P.O.B.:5 1/8''
Thickness:4.3 mm - 2.3 mm
Width:57.6 mm
Grip Length:3 15/16''

Some of the most strikingly attractive swords from the Viking age have hilts with gently curving upper and lower guards and five lobed pommels that represent two beast heads on either side of a bulbous central dome. It might not be unreasonable to classify this type as a version of the Petersen Type S hilt that show some influence from Anglo-Saxon swords with curved guards.

The hilt of the Jarl is influenced by a few outstanding swords from different collections. It is not a direct copy of any of them but is made to be a homage to their character of commanding presence and elegance. The snouts of the two stylized beast heads bite down on the encircling band of twisted sterling silver wire that sits between pommel and upper guard and there are pairs of thin twised wire separating the five lobes. These pairs of wires are twisted alternate clockwise and counter clockwise to produce a herringbone effect.

The hilt components are investment cast in mild steel from original waxes carved by Peter Johnsson, based on Peter's first-hand examination and documentation of period originals of this type. The upper guard and pommel are made in separate peices riveted together, just as were the originals.

The Albion Jarl Viking sword is a sword of majestic character. The wide bold blade and the dramatic volumes and shapes of the hilt combines with the glinting of silver in a rich and commanding visual presence. The heft of this sword is agile and seems to invite powerful cleaving blows, sweeping cuts and quick stabs.

The Albion Jarl Viking Sword features a sharpened high carbon steel blade heat-treated to a fine temper in the Albion Forge Shop. The grip is of stabilized birch, wrapped with cord and covered with the highest grade vegetable-tanned calfskin.

What happened to the reviews?

Selected as the number one website to buy handmade swords

Follow us on Instagram Visit our YouTube Channel
Gift Certificates - Privacy Policy - Sword Care Tips - Why Buy From Us - Sword Buying Tips - Links - F.A.Q. - KOA Sword Blog
Search The Site - Shipping & Returns - Track Your Package - Testimonials - Affiliate Program - Site Map - Disclaimer

Please note some items available from this site may not be legal in your area, check local laws before ordering.
Order Line: 1-847-531-8664