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Before you even think about buying someone a sword for Christmas, you need to read our christmas buying guide or your good intentions could seriously backfire..
Formed in 2018, Balaur arms has caused quite a splash in the world of ecomical medieval swords. Find out what they are all about here
Get the lowdown on Thaituski Swords, who they are, what they make and any issues reported by members of the international sword collecting community
It's Halloween at SBG - check out this special Halloween edition of the Sword Buyers Digest online magazine (its FREE!).
A bird's eye view of the modern day sword industry
We have updated and consolidated the pages on Project X and its offshoot Forge Direct. What's happening next in the middle of the Pandemic? Find out all this and more in this updated, comprehensive article.
And it's a big issue, including part II of the series exploring the ruins and the blades of Cambodia's Angkor Wat, FANTASTIC news for international sword buyers, new products, news on new projects and more!
Help is at hand with our updated guide to international parcel forwarding services.
Special Star Wars Day themed issue with an emphasis on light sabers and melee weapons of the future..
The full lowdown on Kingdom of Arms. Who they are, what they make, customer feedback, known issues and everyting any prospective buyer NEEDS to know
What were Japanese Ninja Swords really like? A deep dive into the shadowy world of the historical Shinobi and their iconic sword
The March edition of the Sword Buyers Digest Online Magazine is out now.
Overview of the Advent Children Buster Sword, including the full backstory, what replicas are available on the market and much, much more
Explore the world of Antique Samurai Swords first hand as I was given unprecedented access to the often secretive world of Japanese Nihonto.
A big issue, with sword news, videos, special offers and the low-down on our most recent venture with Blades of Japan
There are many Samurai Swords on eBay that seem too good to be true being offered by 'forges' in mainland China. Here's the real scoop on the major players.
Hope you have a great holiday season and look forward to seeing you all again in 2020.
If you were planning on buying a sword for Christmas for someone else, it's a REALLY bad time to be buying right now. Find out why and what you can do about it in the 2019 Special Edition SBG Christmas Sword Buying Guide.
Third party review of the SBG Forge Direct Katana, one of the best value for money custom Japanese styled swords on the market
Just in a Saint Nick of time - the Christmas edition of the Sword Buyers Digest is out now and it's a big one.
Overview of the best and worst battle ready lightsabers on the market. Background info, hands on reviews, testing and comparisons.
What is a weapon? Are swords weapons in the age of the gun? It's not as clear cut as you may think..
2019 has been a difficult year to ship swords around the world. But it just got a whole lot worse. Find out more in the Official SBG Sword Store blog.
Second and Last round for the year, plus permanent price reduction on the Forge Direct Custom Katana series? Is there anything more a fan of Japanese swords could possibly want or need?
Updated with back issues of the Sword Buyers Digest from 2005 to June 2019. Take a trip down memory lane with us.