The craft of making swords has been inherited from parents and grandparents and it has been mastered by the Damascenes. Sword is considered the rarest and most exquisite antique gifts; it is also considered a precious masterpiece and heritage for those who are interested.
- Swords have two types:
Yamani, Indian and Kilij swords: are good swords with old wootz steel blade.
Khurasani, Egyptian and Damascene swords: are new swords with modern wootz steel blade.
There are others names of swords such as ( al Husam, al Mohanad, al Sarem, al Battar, al Masoor, Zul Fiqar, al Rasoob, al Maqzam ). Prophet Mohammad also had nicknames for his swords such as ( al Maqzam, Kilij, al Rasoob, al Masoor, al Battar ).
- Characteristics of Damascene Sword: