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Sirohi sword logo

Sirōhī (सिरोही)

A town in Rajasthan known for its blade making industry, as well as a type of sword.
Marwar talwar presented to Mohta Bakhtawar Singh logo

Talwar of Mohta Bakhtawar Singh

A fine Marwari talwar presented to the Dewan (chief minister) of Bikaner in 1756 A.D.
Tiger stripe talwar

Talwar with wootz hilt and blade

With Persian style blade, showing Indian workmanship.
Hindu basket hilt

Hindu basket hilt

A type of Indian closed hilt design.
Fine wootz talwar

Wootz talwar with pierced scabbard

With fine gold overlaid hilt, tight-grained wootz blade and elaborately pierced scabbard.
Talwar with Mamluk style blade decor

Talwar with Mamluk style blade

In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
Wootz shamshir with talwar hilt logo

Talwar hilted shamshir

With a very fine Persian blade of "brilliant black" wootz.
Mala logo

Mala (माला)

Hindi for the lap welds seen on swords.
Wootz shamshir lahore hilt

Lahore talwar hilted shamshir

Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
Ratlam talwar

Fine dated talwar from Ratlam

With Mamluk style blade decor and inscriptions on both blade and hilt.
Bheema Nayak saber logo

Saber of Bhima Nayak

A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
Hakim shahi

Hakim shāhī

A style of Indian sword hilt.
Talwar with true inlay hilt

Large wootz talwar

The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
Talwar

Talwar (तलवार)

The curved sword of India.
Hakim khani logo

Hakim khāni

A style of Indian sword hilt
Karan shahi hilt

Karan shāhī

A style of Indian sword hilt
Mamluk style sword in talwar hilt

Mamluk style sword in talwar hilt

Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
Talwar with southern style hilt logo

Talwar with southern style hilt

With a curved hollow ground blade with a narrow dorsal groove and false backedge.
Talwar hilt logo

Heavy wootz hilted talwar

Introduction

The talwar or talvār (Hindi) is the archetypical sab

Lehria talwar

A talwar with "lehria" chevron blade

With chevron patterned blade of alternating types of steel.