Klingon Bat’leth from Star Trek (Click on the image above to download this pattern) Here we have another TNG (The Next Generation) pattern, Worf’s Bat’leth. According to Klingon mythology, the first bat’leth was forged by Kahless the Unforgettable in the 9th century. Kahless cut a lock of his hair and dropped it into the lava of the Kri’stak volcano, then plunged the burning lock into the Lake of Lusor and twisted it into a blade. After forging the weapon, he used it to fight the tyrant Molor, and then gave it its name. This story was not recorded in public texts, but was passed downRead More →

The Batleth, a Klingon Weapon is a double sided scimitar/hook sword/deer horn knives hybrid-edged weapon with a curved blade, four points and hand holds on the back. It is designed and created by Star Trek: The Next Generation visual effects producer Dan Curry for the Star Trek franchise. It is mainly used within canon by the Klingons. Curry has called the bat’leth “one of the iconic images associated with the show”. It has spawned a smaller version, which became known as the “mek’leth”. Bat’leths are also considered part of popular culture, appearing in television programs outside of the Star Trek franchise. Replicas of bat’leths areRead More →