Magnus Sigurdsson | Heritage Crafts Association – The Makers
Profile picture of Magnus Sigurdsson

About Magnus Sigurdsson

Armourer, with some forty years experience, including training in Japan.  I work largely in a Victorian forge, using techniques which have not changed since the Middle Ages.  I make my own steel, including crucible steel and damascus, and pattern-welded blades. I make blades and armour, designing for the film industry and collectors. I lecture on medieval warfare and the development of arms and armour from ancient times to the present.

Further Info

Specialised in
Maker of high-quality arms and armour: one of the few remaining smiths still using a charcoal forge, to manage the carbon content of the blade. Leatherwork, designing and building siege machines, self bows and crossbows, historical inks and writing accessories.


Cutting Edge History
United Kingdom

Please select the options immediately above to edit profile.

- Enter Your Location -
- or -