art-of-swords:

European Courtsword

  • Dated: late 19th century
  • Culture: Belgian
  • Measurements: 99.5 cm overall length in scabbard

The sword has an embellished and silvered hilt and counterguard, with a grip made of mother of pearl. It has a narrow, double-edged blade etched at the forte. It is presented with a black leather-covered scabbard with silvered mounts.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Auction Flex

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Ibuki for the People | Omar-Dogan

Ibuki for the People | Omar-Dogan

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lol-fanart-archive:

Concept arts <3~ (i wanted a Katarina concept art :C )

By: riot themselves 

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kuudererules:

Hiko cosplay as Guan Yingping from Dynasty Warrior

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art-of-swords:

Ebony Axe

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Place of Origin: India
  • Medium: steel, silver, ebony, brass
  • Measurements: overall length: 26.5 inches (680mm)

The haft is made of black ebony with an almost horn like appearance, brass collars, a brass top pommel, and brass securing knob with scrolling collar to hold the blade. The blade is decorated with silver koftgari in the form of scrolling flowers and foliage. It is particularly contrasting on a dark steel background.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Akaal Arms

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7daystheory:

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7daystheory:

Staying motivated isn’t an easy task.

Why do you think motivational speakers exist? Why do you think Anthony Robbins makes millions of dollars selling his self-help books, tapes, and seminars? The truth is, you have to design your life around getting a consistent dosage of motivation. There are different ways to do this and it doesn’t just have to deal with making vision boards, putting up photos of vacation homes or the body that you want. It requires a clear understanding of the reasons why you want you want, an understanding of your internal drive.

Now, you can easily google “How To Stay Motivated” and you’ll find a ton of tips from a lot of different people. But, you know how we love to make things more convenient for you. So, here are the top 11 tips that we’ve gathered on how to stay motivated:

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art-of-swords:

Rapier Sword

  • Dated: early 17th century
  • Culture: German
  • Measurements: overall length 123 cm

The sword has a long, straight, double-edged blade, with a central fuller with a slightly visible inscription at the forte. It features a fine, iron hilt with lower side ring, two shell-shaped valves and another valve at the front pierced with a flower. The “S”-shaped quillon has two-loop guard, creating a cage at the rear part. The massive, oval pommel has a large closing button, wooden grip with iron wire binding and a moor’s heads.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Czerny’s International Auction House S.R.L.

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