Rapier guards

Rapier guards.

 rapier guard

As the middle ages died out, a new type of weapon become common. The rapier was a civilian weapon worn for self defense and to show ones wealth and status. Since individuality is part of status I do not mass produce guards, ever one is custom built to meet the clients wants and needs as closely as possible. The options are endless but include, inlays, etching, engraving, heat or chemical bluing, new handle, wire wrap, etc etc. 

 heat colored brass inlaid rapier hilt with brass inlaid leather wrapped handle.

 
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