A construction of edged weapons where a separate piece of high-carbon steel is forged into layers of milder steel.
The Chinese straightsword.
A type of Chinese mace with a smooth rod.
Chinese term for the spot on the bow where the arrow slips by.
An elite unit under the Qing dynasty Eight Banners, comparable to today's special forces.
The long spear of the Jianruiying, the special forces of the Qing dynasty.
A type of spear used by the Jianruiying, the Qing's special forces.
Nepali word for fluted ornamentation, "like cumin seed".
A famous bow making shop in Beijing, still active.
Name of a Chinese arms factory just east of Guangzhou, active 1875 onwards.
Sinhala for "blade".
Nepali word for the bolster of a khukuri.
Sinhalese term for a decorative motif that consists of a mesh-like pattern with floral elements. Also called koḷa vẹla.
A type of Batak sword
Chinese for "chopping saber". An alternative name for the dàdāo.
Japanese word for a samurai tool.
A style of Indian sword hilt
A type of eastern dagger with a fairly straight thrusting blade.
Nepali word for the small utility knife carried in the scabbard of a khukurī.
The national sword of Sri Lanka, being a saber with an elaborately carved hilt.
Commonly used name for an Indian push dagger.
Nepali term for the notch at the base of a khukurī blade.
A type of javelin used by the Igorot headhunters of Luzon.
A type of straightsword of the Malabar coast.
Dayak word for latex made from the sap of the Palaquium gutta tree.