The use of the swords in the weddings is very old spanish tradition and it comes from the Romans. The wedding swords have two functions: cut the cake and be a souvenir for the bride and the groom. The sword, as a gift in a wedding, means: strength, courage, bravery and honesty.
Cut the cake with a sword
It's an old tradition where the bride and the groom, hold the sword togheter and cut the first piece of the cake. It wants to be a symbol of the first duty togheter. With this tradition, the bride and the groom want involve themselves to share everything in their life togheter. The swords used for the weddings are not sharpened and they're usually part of the pictures of that magic moment.
Wedding swords as a gift
The wedding sword is a gift that the family should keep in their home as a symbol of the union and solidarity. They're usually engraved with the date of the wedding and both names.
Kind of wedding swords
- Cid's Tizona Sword
- Cid's Colada Sword
The most classics are these two, even if, some of our customers prefered to use medieval swords, katanas or scimitars.
If you want to buy the best engraved wedding swords, made in Toledo (Spain), and with the quality certificate, do not hesitate to contact us!