Damascene Charles V Sword Letter Opener. Luxury 24K gold miniature sword with a damascene design. Spanish sword belonged to Emperor Charles (Carlos) V. 11 inches.
This beautiful Miniature Damascene Carlos V Sword Letter Opener is manufactured in Toledo Spain by the famous Midas factory of the Marto swordsmiths. The Miniature Damascene Charles the Fifth Sword Letter Opener is plated with 24 Karat yellow gold and 18 Karat green gold with a minimum thickness of 4 microns.
Overall Length: 29 cms - 11 inches
Blade Material: polished stainless steel
Handle Material: Damascene 24K Yellow Gold and 18K Green Gold plate with a minimum thickness of 4 microns
A truly MAGNIFICENT piece
Charles V (Carlos V) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I of Spain, of the Spanish realms from 1516 until his abdication in 1556. On the eve of his death in 1558, his realm, which has been described as one in which the sun never sets, spanned almost 4 million square kilometers.
Charles is well known from Tudors series.
Damascene sword letter openers.