The Hanwei Cawood Sword has a blade of 5160 High Carbon Steel. The guard and pommel are of steel and the grip is overlaid with brown leather. The hard-core scabbard is overlaid with brown leather and has a steel throat and chape.

The celebrated Cawood Sword, named after its discovery location near Cawood Castle in England, is regarded as one of the finest and best-preserved examples of an 11th century Viking sword in existence. Preserved in the mud of the bed of the River Ouse for almost a millenium, the sword has now found a permanent home in the Yorkshire Museum, where it is a leading attraction. What is almost certainly a sister sword was unearthed in Norway in 1888, giving a valuable clue to the Cawood Swords origin.