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18th century Indian sword was forged using unique technique

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in In the News | 0 comments

via International Business Times A 75-centimetre long Indian sword made in the late eighteenth century and probably used in battle has...

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The blacksmiths of Telangana and tracing the origins of wootz steel

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Featured, History, In the News | 2 comments

The idea for this post started when I came across a fascinating short article from the Hans India newspaper. In Blacksmiths of Telangana:...

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Japanese Antiquities expert discusses the intricacies of the samurai aesthetic, nihonto and armour

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Events, In the News | 0 comments

Japanese Antiquities expert discusses the intricacies of the samurai aesthetic, nihonto and armour for an online auction of Japanese items...

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News: Centuries-old sword found in home may solve 1829 murder mystery.

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

via CTV Atlantic News (Video clip available on article page) A Nova Scotia (Canada) couple is trying to determine whether an old sword...

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In the News UK: Unlucky Viking sword could be yours for £120,000

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline UK via Daily Mail Online “Is this England’s unluckiest sword? Viking broadsword was on the losing side of four of...

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Japanese horseback archery hits Australian beach for world first

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline Australia, via ABC Far North Queensland “Think either horse riding or archery is hard? Imagine combining the two. For the...

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Skeleton executed by sword blows to head poses questions on Norman Conquest

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: UK via Culture/24 UK An unusual set of battlefield burials have led to the skeleton of the first ever human discovery directly...

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Japanese Metalwork Technique book and film Kickstarter by Ford Hallam

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Culture, In the News, Videos | 0 comments

For those interested in metal art crafting and Japanese metalworking techniques, this Kickstarter is in it’s final hours (8pm EDT...

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Visit the Samurai Sword of the WWII Japanese Pilot Who Bombed Oregon

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline: Oregon, USA via Huffington Post “The town of Brookings, Oregon has a very interesting artifact in their possession. A...

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News: Secret sword returns to Wallace Monument

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline Scotland via The Daily Record The legendary Wallace Sword has been reinstalled in its home at the National Wallace Monument...

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