Heddlu Gwent Police received a report of an aggravated burglary in George Street, Pontypool at around 10pm on Saturday 6 January.
Two men reportedly entered the address, both allegedly carrying a weapon – believed to be a samurai sword – and made threats to the occupants. No injuries were reported.
A handbag, wallet, perfume and cash were taken.
Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information, including CCTV or dashcam footage, can call 101 or send them a direct message on social media, quoting log reference 2400006818.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with details.