Karabella Sword

  • Medieval Era
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

A popular cavalry sword from The Ottoman Empire armories, this was an "emblem" of the Polish cavalry around the late Middle Ages. The pommel was often in the shape of an eagles head. The grip was bone or ivory. The blade was made of steel and was 28 to 36 inches in length. Just slightly curved, this enhanced the Karabella's strike impact. The Karabella would eventually evolve into the more refined cavalry sabres of the 18th and 19th Centuries.