Steel and Magic in Solingen

Earlier this month I was at the opening of the exhibit "Steel and Magic. Edged Weapons of the Malay Archipelago" in the…

12 December 2019

October: One day, one new item

In my mailing beginning of the month I announced to post one item each day for the remainder of the month. We are down…

22 October 2019

Antique Arms Fair, Olympia, London

I will host a table at the Fifth Antique Arms Fair at Pillar Hall, Olympia London. Come and see me on Saturday,…

20 September 2019

Dynasty Forge jian review

I am frequently asked whether I can recommend good, faithful reproductions of Chinese swords. I have long been a fan…

11 September 2019