asian swords

Swords from the region of Central and Southern Asia, noteably for having influences both from the Indian Subcontinent and Afghanistan, and areas further east including China, Mongolia and Korea/Japan. The swords in this section range from the Tibetan plateau, Nepal, Bhutan, to the Khanates of central Asia in what is now Turkmenistan/Uzbekistan incorporating the important Persian-influenced centres of Bukhara and Samarkand. Caucasian swords from Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan will also be located here.