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A short version of the Vietnamese kiếm sword with a finely carved horn hilt.
Vietnamese kiếm in Chinese stye
Utilizing a Chinese guard and following the Chinese hilt design.
Matched Vietnamese kiếm pair
With carved stone handles and superb workmanship in silver and mother-of-pearl.
Song kiếm (雙劍)
The Vietnamese double sword.
The double-edged straightsword of Vietnam.
Vietnamese double swords
A rare combination of full-length double Vietnamese swords with live blades.
It has a narrow but sturdy blade with a springy temper.
A Vietnamese straightsword kiem
With a substantial, quality blade.
A Vietnamese kiem
A very good Vietnamese ceremonial kiem of the Nguyen dynasty.
An ivory hilted kiem
The grip made of a single piece, worked in high relief.
Antique Vietnamese arms
Vietnam produced some of the finest mother-of-pearl inlays, seen on for example on the scabbards of ceremonial swords and sabers.