The Handle depicts this well known and beloved Archangel in three religious scenes. Michael watching over Adam and Eve, Michael defending Heaven, and located in the pommel is a classic scene of this most popular Agent of God baring sword in one hand and scales of judgment in the other.
And there was war in Heaven:
Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. - Rev.12:7-9 The Archangel Michael, or Saint Michael, is one of the most beloved and well known angels (next to Gabriel). Michael has been a warrior, a healer, and patron of Israel. He makes appearances in the Hebrew faith, Islam faith, and Christian Faith.
Archangel Michael He is known as the “Sword of God”. Wielding his mighty blade, he is the redeemer of souls and the vanquisher of Satan. The Sword of the Archangel Michael was inspired from artwork found at the Vatican. In splendid base relief, his legendary deeds are portrayed in beautiful detail within the sword's 7-1/2" handle and pommel. The casting out of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, his fight of the Angels against the legions of Satan, and the compassionate rescue of tormented souls. The swords pommel is crowned with a medallion portrait of the Archangel baring sword and scales which is surrounded by five jeweled stones. Each scene is meticulously detailed.
Our Michael Archangel Sword measure a glorious 46 inches overall with a 37 inch 440 Stainless Steel mirror polished blade. The blade is imprinted with three golden symbols of medieval heraldry the Fleur-de-lis for purity, the lion for courage and the eagle for strength. The guard is sculpted in the likeness of golden wings of angels, solid steel with in glistening golden finish. This magnificent symbolic piece is certain to remain a cherished highlight in any collection. Comes complete with a 12" x 8" wooden display plaque and hardware for mounting.