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Discover the allure and craftsmanship of the Katana, a symbol of honor and tradition that transcends time. Each Katana on our site is meticulously crafted by skilled artisans, ensuring an authentic piece that embodies the spirit of the samurai. Whether you're an avid collector or a passionate enthusiast, our selection offers something for everyone, from beautifully adorned blades to elegantly simple designs. Imagine holding a piece of history in your hands, feeling the perfect balance and sharp edge that define the Katana's legendary reputation. Our Katanas are not just swords; they are works of art that inspire and captivate. Experience the unmatched quality and exquisite detail of our Katanas, perfect for display, practice, or as a unique gift. Join our community of Katana enthusiasts and bring home a masterpiece that tells a story of courage, precision, and timeless elegance. Explore our collection today and find the perfect Katana that speaks to your soul.

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Authentic Japanese Katana T10 Carbon Steel Hand Forge
Authentic Japanese Katana T10 Carbon Steel Hand Forge
4 Reviews
769.00 USD
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword 1000 Layer Steel Full Tang
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword 1000 Layer Steel Full Tang
1 Reviews
1,223.00 USD
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Was: 1,439.00 USD
High-performance Japanese Katana T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
High-performance Japanese Katana T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
3 Reviews
960.00 USD
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Was: 1,129.00 USD
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
5 Reviews
969.00 USD
Authentic Japanese Katana T10 Carbon Steel Hand Forge Real Hamon
Authentic Japanese Katana T10 Carbon Steel Hand Forge Real Hamon
5 Reviews
789.00 USD
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword Damascus Steel
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword Damascus Steel
4 Reviews
769.00 USD
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword T10 Carbon Steel Real Hamon
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword T10 Carbon Steel Real Hamon
3 Reviews
892.00 USD
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Was: 1,049.00 USD
Handmade Japanese Samurai Sword Real Hamon Razor Sharp
Handmade Japanese Samurai Sword Real Hamon Razor Sharp
1 Reviews
519.00 USD
High-end Japanese Katana Sword T10 Carbon Steel
High-end Japanese Katana Sword T10 Carbon Steel
829.00 USD
High-performace Japanese Samurai Sword Clay Tempered
High-performace Japanese Samurai Sword Clay Tempered
1 Reviews
689.00 USD
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword Clay Tempered
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword Clay Tempered
1 Reviews
679.00 USD
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel Razor Sharp
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel Razor Sharp
1 Reviews
1,011.00 USD
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Was: 1,189.00 USD
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword Pattern Steel Full Tang
Authentic Japanese Katana Sword Pattern Steel Full Tang
1 Reviews
1,139.00 USD
Handmade Japanese Katana Sword Damascus Steel Hand Forge
Handmade Japanese Katana Sword Damascus Steel Hand Forge
1 Reviews
769.00 USD
Handmade Real Japanese Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
Handmade Real Japanese Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
3 Reviews
629.00 USD
Real Hamon Japanese Daisho Set Shirasaya Katana, Wakizashi And Tanto Sword Without Tsuba 3 Set
Real Hamon Japanese Daisho Set Shirasaya Katana, Wakizashi And Tanto Sword Without Tsuba 3 Set
10 Reviews
484.00 USD
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Was: 569.00 USD
High-performance Real Hamon Japanese Katana Sword
High-performance Real Hamon Japanese Katana Sword
1,039.00 USD
Handmade Clay Tempered Japanese Samurai Sword
Handmade Clay Tempered Japanese Samurai Sword
549.00 USD
High-performance Battle Ready Japanese Katana Sword Tamahagane Steel
High-performance Battle Ready Japanese Katana Sword Tamahagane Steel
3,034.00 USD
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Was: 3,569.00 USD
High-end Battle Ready Japanese Samurai Sword Tamahagane Steel
High-end Battle Ready Japanese Samurai Sword Tamahagane Steel
3,034.00 USD
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Was: 3,569.00 USD
High-end Battle Ready Japanese Katana Sword Tamahagane Steel
High-end Battle Ready Japanese Katana Sword Tamahagane Steel
3,034.00 USD
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Was: 3,569.00 USD
Tk Classic Series (銀鹿) High-standard Japanese Katana Swords
Tk Classic Series (銀鹿) High-standard Japanese Katana Swords
2 Reviews
499.00 USD
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword Razor Sharp
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword Razor Sharp
1,039.00 USD
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword Real Hamon Full Tang
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword Real Hamon Full Tang
1 Reviews
839.00 USD
High-performance Real Hamon Japanese Katana Sword
High-performance Real Hamon Japanese Katana Sword
629.00 USD
Handmade High-performance Battle Ready Samurai Sword Tamahagane Steel
Handmade High-performance Battle Ready Samurai Sword Tamahagane Steel
3,739.00 USD
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Was: 4,399.00 USD
High-performance Authentic Japanese Katana Sword With Golden Blade
High-performance Authentic Japanese Katana Sword With Golden Blade
1 Reviews
1,079.00 USD
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword With Red Rayskin Scabbard
High-performance Japanese Katana Sword With Red Rayskin Scabbard
1 Reviews
1,079.00 USD
High-performance Clay Tempered Japanese Katana Sword
High-performance Clay Tempered Japanese Katana Sword
2 Reviews
619.00 USD
Handmade Japanese Samurai Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
Handmade Japanese Samurai Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel
1 Reviews
479.00 USD

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Customer Reviews

Carmen Puntel Ohio, United States
Jul 03, 2024 19:34

Absolutely beautiful sword I would highly recommend it this company has been very good to me as well first class all the way

The Walking Dead Michonne's Katana, Zombie Slayer Katana Sword With Strap The Walking Dead Michonne's Katana, Zombie Slayer Katana Sword With Strap
Blase Drotar Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 19, 2024 13:23

Well made and very sharp. Clearly a real weapon and not a fake, brittle display toy.

Short Katana, Handmade Wakizashi Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel With Green Scabbard Short Katana, Handmade Wakizashi Sword T10 Folded Clay Tempered Steel With Green Scabbard
Nathaniel Hayden West Virginia, United States
May 20, 2024 09:22

Love my new katana quality work I received it in a fashionable manner came soon than I thought and will be buying from them again thank you true katana 😊😊😊😊😊

Handmade Japanese Katana Sword With Blood Red Blade And Scabbard Handmade Japanese Katana Sword With Blood Red Blade And Scabbard
Reggie Butler Louisiana, United States
Apr 27, 2024 23:27

It was even better than I expected. It arrived faster than the original estimated time. Also, the pictures on the website did not do justice to this true work of art. A real beauty if I say so myself. I’m very happy with my purchase!

Wwii Japanese Army Officer's Shin Gunto Samurai Sword Type 98 With Camouflage Scabbard Wwii Japanese Army Officer's Shin Gunto Samurai Sword Type 98 With Camouflage Scabbard
David Holbert North Carolina, United States
Apr 21, 2024 07:35

I'm super impressed with the product it's not a cheep decoration and it's beautiful sturdy and cheep just like my x wife 10 outa 10

Handmade Japanese Katana Sword With Purple Blade And Red Scabbard Handmade Japanese Katana Sword With Purple Blade And Red Scabbard
Jessy Quebec, Canada
Apr 20, 2024 13:09

The product was way better than i expected, it has good weight and feels great and the handle is amazing

Handmade Bleach Kurosaki Ichigo Bankai Tensa Zangetsu Anime Katana Swords Handmade Bleach Kurosaki Ichigo Bankai Tensa Zangetsu Anime Katana Swords
Henry Ceniceros Nevada, United States
Apr 12, 2024 14:34

I had no idea that this sword would be so spectacular, I bought this sword for my 16 yr old stepson and this is his very first sword, I thought it was going to be cheaply made that is why I purchased it. When I received the sword I opened the package and OMG!!! The sword is heavy and made with fantastic craftsmanship and it’s CRAZY SHARP!!!!! Great job I’m very very very satisfied!

Handmade Japanese Katana Sword With Golden Blade And Leopard Tsuba Handmade Japanese Katana Sword With Golden Blade And Leopard Tsuba
Chuck Slanaker Oregon, United States
Mar 13, 2024 13:03

Loose around the handle, but overall good katana for the price tag.

Handmade Japanese Sword Damascus Steel With Golden Blade And Snake Style Scabbard Handmade Japanese Sword Damascus Steel With Golden Blade And Snake Style Scabbard
David W Reinhart Connecticut, United States
Mar 10, 2024 04:42

Great looking and well constructed keep up the great workmanship

Handmade Japanese Double Edge Tanto Sword Full Tang Handmade Japanese Double Edge Tanto Sword Full Tang
Jesse Futch Georgia, United States
Feb 21, 2024 14:31

The Ninjato came with quick delivery. It is A well made and beautiful product for it's price. Thanks for the discount True Katana.

Handmade Ninjato Expandable Spear Sword 1045 Carbon Steel Extra Long Handmade Ninjato Expandable Spear Sword 1045 Carbon Steel Extra Long

FAQs

A katana is a japanese sword characterized by a curved, single-edged blade with a circular or squared guard and long grip to accommodate two hands. 


The katana is generally defined as the standard-sized, moderately curved Japanese sword with a blade length greater than 23.86 inches. It is characterized by its distinctive appearance: a curved, slender, single-edged blade with a circular or squared guard and long grip to accommodate two hands.


Western historians have said that the katana was among the finest cutting weapons in world military history. 

Having a regular cleaning routine in place is key to maintaining your katana. 


You can purchase a traditional sword cleaning kit that will have everything you need. There are three steps: removing oil, polishing the blade, and oiling the blade. 


Using a sheet of rice paper from the kit or soft cotton cloth, remove any oil that is still on the blade from the previous maintenance. Take the powder ball and tap it lightly against the blade about every two inches or so along its length. Take a fresh piece of rice paper and rub the powder over the blade to polish it. Do this until both sides of the blade have been polished and the powder completely removed. Take the bottle of oil and apply a few drops along the length of the blade on each side. Use a fresh piece of rice paper to spread the oil evenly on the blade.

The most iconic and well known of all the Samurai swords; the katana is distinguished by its long blade and handle that is made to accommodate two hands and strike from a large distance. It has a curved, slender, single-edged blade with a circular or squared guard. The katana has a set of dimensions that separate it from other samurai swords. A traditional katana will measure 3 to 4 feet in total length, with the hilt taking up one-fourth of the total and a characteristic curvature of more or less than 1 inch. 

A full tang katana is the sword where the tang extends to almost the whole length of the handle, which makes the blade and the handle the same piece of metal. This gives to the sword certain rigidity and makes it a very solid piece to enjoy.


Full Tang katanas are handmade swords. They can be made of various stainless-steel types according to the Carbon Concentration. The forging is the essential part of the production because it allows the samurai sword to be solid and relatively light. Commonly, the piece of metal is repeatedly heated by fire and hammered while the metal is being folded. The mounting of the different parts is a very delicate operation that has its origins deep in the Japanese civilization. Samurai are used to cherish their Katanas as their trusted partners, and they handle them with love and care. 

Clay tempered katana are swords made according to a particular process of blade reinforcement. During the forging, there are steps to go through involving several steps and some compounds mixture, used by the entire swords forger, yet each has its own formula. The compound mixture is none but Clay recipe that each forger has a secret ingredients list. Clay tempering is supposed to be an art more than a sword works. Clay tempered katanas are said to be more resistant and durable. Clay treatment must be operated by professionals to be efficient. Also, each steel type is supposed to be responsive to different clay compositions. 


Traditionally, Carbon Steel is obtained by firing up a particular type of charcoal within a Clay Tub for approximately 72 hours. Iron powder should be added at determined amounts to associate appropriate quantity of Carbon. At the end, the obtained Steel is Stainless; its solidity depends on the amount of Carbon that associates to Iron. The steel obtained is referred to by four digits number which designates Carbon by the two first digits and the percentage of Carbon within the steel. Thus, 1045 Carbon steel refers to Carbon steel material that contains 0.45% Carbon fraction. It is called Medium Carbon Steel as well because that carbon concentration is the minimal required for the Steel to be used for industrial purposes; there are lower concentrations of carbon, but the materials are not suited for industrial use. 1045 Carbon Steel is suited for making katanas because it is cheaper than the other materials used for this industry. It is softer and easily forged. The proper application of the hardening techniques and the Clay treatment, certainly produce amazing steel that can be forged in real pieces of arts.


1060 Carbon Steel is a high carbon steel. The number 1060 refers to a material made of an alloy of Iron with a Carbon tenor of about 0.60%. Other elements can be found mixed to this alloy, but their tenors are not very significant. 1060 Carbon Steel Is harder than 1045 Carbon Steel; this property makes this steel harder to forge. The high Caron tenor makes the 1060 Steel more durable, but it is not high enough to compromise its pliability. The swords made of 1060 Carbon Steel keep their edges sharp longer and they are more expensive. It is the favorite steel material of famous swords companies.


1060 Carbon Steel katanas inherit the durability and the hardness of the steel material. 1060 Carbon Steel Katanas require more effort to produce. The edge is durable, and the sharpness lasts longer. It is more resistant to corrosion and oxidation and therefore requires less maintenance processing than the 1045 Katanas. Though, it is very important to clean the blade and polish it after every extensive use to ensure the durability and the sharpness, and to keep the edge healthy. 1060 Carbon Steel Katanas are expected to be heavier than those made of 1045 Carbon Steel, because of the steel properties. These Katanas create curves while being forged. This is the property of high and medium Carbon Steels: they keep a certain softness which makes them to develop ideal curves  during the clay tempering processes and folding operation. The differential hardening and the folding operations, which are meant to harden the blade can increase the weight of the piece; this situation is handled by an aesthetically implanted blood groove that help eliminate the extra weight but keep the resulting spine from the differential Clay Tempering process.


1060 Carbon Steel Katanas have the medium rank between 1045 and 1095 Carbon Steel Katanas. It appears that they are appreciated for their durability, their hardness and for their affordable price if compared to properties. The easiness of forging reduces dramatically the price of the 11060 swords and makes them very popular.


1060 carbon steel katana is customizable from the forging to the mounting processes. You can chose the Hamon type, the sharpness of the edge, the hardening type and even the forging process. 1060 Carbon steel is hard steel but it is susceptible to hand forging, special press mechanical devices and to milling by dedicated machinery. Opting for 1060 Carbon Steel material is to choose low price material that can be forged into resistant and valuable pieces.

1095 Carbon steel is carbon steel that contains 0.95% of Carbon. Actually, it is called very high carbon steel. This carbon percentage results in hard steel, which is hardly forged by hands. The heat treatment must be conducted delicately because the carbon tends to leak at a certain temperature and if improperly heat treated.


?Heat treatment is to be operated very carefully because it is a delicate operation: improper treatment can result in loss of the carbon fraction and therefore the non-obtaining of the martensite, which can result in the loss of the whole material. The 1095 Carbon Steel comes to be softer than the Stainless Steel, yet it is easier to handle, durable, and more resistant. But among the Carbon Steels, 1095 is the hardest and perhaps the best choice for making swords intended to last longer while being roughly and frequently used.


The Carbon element makes the obtained steel relatively resistant to oxidation even if it has no chromium to be considered stainless. Although, the acquired durability which excels the durability of the Stainless Steel, makes Carbon Steel more preferred for making Swords.


1095 carbon steel katana inherits the hardness and the toughness of the Carbon Steel material. The Swords are intended to regular use and very frequent Dojo cuts. For outdoor displays and shows, 1095 Carbon Steel katanas are more suitable than the 1060 and 1045 Carbon steel Katanas; the last one is already preferred when it is about decorative use. The hardness of the Steel makes the forging process into sword a tough operation and increases the price value of the resulting piece, if handmade. This characteristic induces excellent durability for the 1095 Carbon steel Swords. The durability and the Edge Sharpness are reinforced by the Differential hardening process. It is important to notice that Clay tempered 1095 carbon steel katana are resistant to corrosion and are more resistant to oxidation; they are perhaps stainless. These swords are easier to sharpen and they do not need to have a thick layer of what the swordsmen call 'meat'; the edge keep its sharpness for long time.


The hardness of the 1095 Carbon Steel katana is inherited from the Steel material used for the forgery. Actually, forging Katanas fusing 1095 Carbon Steel appears to be harder than forging swords from others Carbon Steel types. Thus, the price of a 1095 Carbon Steel Katana tends to be higher.


Although 1095 Katanas are tougher than the others Carbon steel Swords they are still susceptible to abrasion and to corrosion if they are not properly cleaned and carefully maintained. Thus, applying cleaning process and using the recommended oil and tools to proceed may augments the durability of the edges and keep the 1095 Carbon Steel katanas properties for long time.


The toughness of the blade, which allows it to be the favorite choice for frequent functional use, may require particular pieces to mount on the blade to form the final Katana. Already, the Carbon steel type has imposed the forging process.


1095 Carbon Steel Katana are full tang katanas because of the hardness of the material and its resistance to shocks which require a tough handle mounted on a tang that is solid enough. Differential Clay Tempering results in a hardening the edge and keeping the spine softer, this operation may increase the durability of the edge and enhances the resistance to corrosion, therefore the edge will support the frequent dojo cut and outdoor display.