The 7 Best Types of Swords For Modern Uses
Posted by Wholesale Blades on 10/3/2022 to Swords
Swords were the earliest weapons used for warfare, combat and fighting. There are three types of bladed weapons used for these purposes, including knives, daggers and swords. Among these, swords are the largest.
Swords are the bladed weapons larger in size and are too deadly. These weapons are no longer used for fighting and combat purposes. With nuclear weapons making their way, these bladed weapons are no longer used as fighting weapons. Rather, they are being used for other purposes, such as cosplay, costume and decor.
There are different types of real swords you can find in the market these days. All these swords are quite fascinating and are extremely popular among enthusiasts. A few are just ideal for cosplay, training and decor purposes.
When it comes to modern swords, the types of swords are quite unique and interesting. You can find even some traditional swords that have been transformed into modern ones. However, you can still find some ancient swords in the market today.
We have come up with a list of swords that are just too good for modern uses that include cosplay, training, costume, decor and managing a lovely sword collection. Here are our top picks:
1. Anime Swords
Anime swords are the swords that belong to an imaginary world called anime world. These swords are seen in animated movies, cartoons and video games. Anime characters have a lot of fans and their swords are loved by enthusiasts. These swords are unique and look quite gorgeous.
This is why these swords are used very often for decor and roleplay purposes. In addition, these swords are quite popular as cosplay weapons, costumes and decor items. These are ideal collectibles for all enthusiasts. If you are a real enthusiast, get these swords in your collection to determine your love and enthusiasm.
2. Samurai Swords
Samurai swords are among the best swords to have in your collection if you are to call yourself a real sword enthusiast. These swords belong to the most prolific warriors of all time, known as the samurai warriors. These warriors are the all time greats, and their swords were called the samurai swords. Today, these swords are available in the market, and thankfully I have a few in my collection.
Samurai swords were a great part of samurai traditions. Every samurai used to have this sword around his shoulder. If you are a fan of the samurai warriors, you need to have their sword in your collection.
A samurai sword is sometimes called a katana sword. It has a long and thick blade and a small curve at the bottom. This makes it a badass sword with serious power. It is one of the best fighting swords of all time, thanks to that powerful and long blade.
3. Medieval Swords
Every enthusiast loves to have a collection of medieval weapons. So, if you are a real sword enthusiast, you need to have some medieval swords in your collection. These swords are being used as Halloween costumes, cosplay weapons, and decor items. In addition, they are being used for training purposes.
The medieval period was known for some of the finest swords. Even today, you can find a lot of medieval swords in the market. So, explore the market and find these exceptional swords for decor, training and costume purposes.
4. Ninja Swords
A ninja sword is the sword that belongs to the great ninja warriors. It looks almost like a katana sword. Sometimes, it is confused with the katana but it is a different sword. Like the samurai, the ninja warriors are quite popular as one of the all time great warriors.
Coming to the ninja sword, I have the luxury of having a few ninja swords in my collection. These are the types of swords having a very straight blade. The blade is thick and long like a katana blade. However, there is no curve on the blade. Rather, there is a dead straight blade. Being a fan of the ninja, you need to have a few of their swords in your arsenal.
5. Wooden Swords
Wooden swords, as the name suggests, are the swords made of wood. Wood is often used in constructing swords. In the past, handles of the swords were made of wood. However, today the blades of the swords are also made of wood. These swords are also quite realistic and no one can differentiate them from real swords.
Since they are made of wood, they are safe to be used for different purposes. They are allowed in cosplay because they don’t pose a threat of injuries. In addition, these swords are used for decor and training in the art of swordsmanship.
6. Foam Swords
Foam swords, as the name suggests, are the swords made of foam. Foam is one of the softest materials on earth and poses no harm or risk. Today, both the handles and the blades of the swords are made of foam. These swords are also quite realistic and no one can differentiate them from real swords.
Since they are made of foam, they are safe to be used for different purposes. They are allowed in cosplay because they don’t pose a threat of injuries. In addition, these swords are used for decor and training. Sometimes, they are used as Halloween costumes.
7. Sword Cane
The best modern sword I have in my arsenal is the sword cane. It is a combination of two things, a cane and a sword. There is a wooden cane and a blade is concealed inside it. The sword remains hidden unless you open it.
A cane sword can be a very useful self defense weapon. I often carry it as a walking stick. However, when needed, I can pull the blade out and use it to defend myself from the attackers and the wild animals.
So, these are some of the best types of swords I have in my collection. Are you deprived of these fascinating bladed weapons? Time to get a few in your sword collection!
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