Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Damascening

Also called inlay. A process used for the decoration of metal surfaces; usually silver or gold onto iron or steel. 'True' damascening is a form of inlay wherein grooves or channels are cut in the surface to be decorated and the softer metal forming such decoration is hammered into them, usually as a wire. See also counterfeit damascening.

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Bavin
See Waster.
Locking gauntlet
Gauntlet with overlapping little plates fastened to a pin on the wrist.
Partisan
Special type of a polearm. Its blade is wide, long (2-2.5 ft) and sword-like and is also double- edged with lugs on its bottom.…
Full moon
Parrying weapon consisting of a steel ring attached to a handle with two curved blades fitted to either end; outer edges of the ring and the blades…
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