Purpleheart Armoury

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The leading supplier in HEMA equipment, training weapons, and more since 1999.


Award Rudis

A Rudis was a gift to a gladiator for a special achievement. This signified his release from a slave to a freeman. Our Rudis is an excellent and unique give for someone who has completed service in the military, retired, or completed an academic achievement.

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Featured Brands

We're fortunate to work with some of the best HEMA brands in the world. SPES is one of the large innovators and suppliers of HEMA safety products in the world. PBT has a long history of quality craftsmanship in the sport fencing world, and brings their expertise and tailoring to HEMA.

New Products in stock

Our Line of Imported items from VB (in from Hungary) is ever-growing!

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Rudis, Air Force Blue With Bag Pizza Paddle Peel with Personalized Engraving
Price: $114.00
Price: $55.00

Rudis Pizza Paddle
Rudis - Engrave with your own text and images!
100% Made in the USA

Pizza Paddle- engrave with your own text and images
Made in the USA
Guard Only, Ringhilt, Feder, VB SPES Forearm Protectors - Pair
Price: $64.95
Sale Price: $59.99

Price: $41.00

Guard Only, Ringhilt, Feder, VB SPES Forearm Protectors - Pair
VB Ringhilt for our VB swords with screw on pommel.

See Sizing tab for more information.
SPES Vectir Forearm Protectors - Pair

The forearm protectors decrease risk of injury for historical fencing. They are made of sturdy fabric with super-hard low-profile plastic inserts. The design was developed and tested in conjunction with the historical fencing school VECTIR, located in Poland.

One Size, Black Only.
Paddle, Medium Oar, 29" Mini Helmet, Centurion, with Rectangle Stand
Price: $74.00

Price: $69.95
Paddle, Medium Oar, 29" Gladiator Mini Helmet Stand
Paddle, Medium Oar, 29"

We can engrave a corporate logo, military insignia, and/or text in a variety of fonts.

View the display photos for examples of engravings or visit our Facebook Page.

Engraving instructions: Email us at cd@woodenswords.com with any of the following....
  • A .jpg insignia file and engraving text.
  • Graphics or additional engraving information.
  • A powerpoint layout of your proposed design. We will work with you on the proof.

Note: New unit graphics cost more if we do not have it or cannot find it. We require a high resolution black and white image.

Military personnel discount code for use at checkout: GOUSA

See Sizing tab for more information.
Mini Helmet, Centurion Version

New Products

Meyer Federschwert Longsword with Fuller
Price: $108.00
Competition Sharp Longsword V1
Price: $350.00
Marozzo Style Two-handed sword Feder
Price: $329.00
Steel Tournament Feder VB Revision C
Price: $269.00
Iberian Swordplay
Price: $29.95