Saxes, like any other Viking age weapons, were valuable. When they were damaged or worn, the iron was repurposed, and used for some other tool or weapon. This exquisite historical Viking age knife was probably made from a cut-down sax blade.
Blank face template for Art: during the first week of school I had the kids "draw" their own faces on these templates. would be fun to do again at the end of the year to see how their skills have improved.