The Scottish Claymore by Kingston Arms is a powerful greatsword well suited to strong cleaving cuts and hacks. The tempered blade is forged from 9260 high carbon steel. The guard and pommel are crafted from stainless steel and the wooden grip is overlaid in black leather to complete the sword.
Mainstay of the Highland warriors of the late 15th and 16th centuries, the Claymore sword had a uniquely styled hilt that sets it apart from other great swords of the period. Typically of longsword length, this versatile weapon could deliver great sweeping slashes or powerful thrusts. Classic in its design, with distinctive sloping quillons terminating in quatrefoils and a high-collared quillon block with langets following the blade fuller.
The Kingston Arms Scottish Claymore is a refined version of this popular and distinguishable sword. Many reproductions of the Scottish Claymore tend to be bulky, clunky and out of balance compared to originals. The slim grip of the Claymore is leather-covered. The pommel of this Kingston Arms Scottish Claymore in more in proportion and design consistent with historical pieces.