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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. True Katana offered by our site is unparalleled. These Katanas are truly inspired and unique due to the craftsmen always evolve forging processes to create various blades like Damascus steel, clay-tempered T10 high carbon steel and high manganese steel, and so on. Creating handsome display pieces for your home and office, it is also the best gift for your families and friends.

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Kyle Shinaver Michigan, United States
Sep 10, 2021 15:00

The sword is great and arrived quicker than i expected. I’m happy with the quality as well. I’ll definitely be buying more in the future.

One Piece  Roronoa Zoro Shusui Katana Samurai Sword Replica With Black Scabbard One Piece Roronoa Zoro Shusui Katana Samurai Sword Replica With Black Scabbard
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Craig Bricker Maryland, United States
Sep 07, 2021 13:20

Very pleased with merchandise and quickness of receiving said merchandise!

Hand Forged Blue Blade Real Japanese Katana Samurai Swords With Blue Scabbard Hand Forged Blue Blade Real Japanese Katana Samurai Swords With Blue Scabbard
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Julian Del Campo , Canada
Sep 01, 2021 14:46

Great quality sword, as advertised.
good shipping method, easy Custom Clearance

Handmade Black Orchid Tsuba Real Katana Japanese Samurai Swords With Carbon Steel Handmade Black Orchid Tsuba Real Katana Japanese Samurai Swords With Carbon Steel
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Mark Lunn Nsw, Australia
Aug 30, 2021 23:46

Awesome Quality !
A definite must to order from them again !
Don’t forget about your stand at checkout ;) I hav one on the way !
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Dedicated Floral Straight Blade 1045 Carbon Steel Purple Ninjato Ninja Swords Dedicated Floral Straight Blade 1045 Carbon Steel Purple Ninjato Ninja Swords
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Dilean Florida, United States
Aug 30, 2021 14:35

One word: PERFECT. The detail is so beautiful and the blade is very sharp. My boyfriend loved it so much. We might buy another one in the future !

Dedicated Floral Straight Blade 1045 Carbon Steel Purple Ninjato Ninja Swords Dedicated Floral Straight Blade 1045 Carbon Steel Purple Ninjato Ninja Swords
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Daniele Vella Michigan, United States
Aug 27, 2021 15:38

Nice, sturdy, beautiful katana. Although packaging felt very rational and was a little struggle getting the blade dirty. The sword cover is very stuck on to the sword, so be careful when trying to get it out without cutting yourself!

Handmade High Manganese Steel Black Blade Japanese Tanto Sword With Blue Scabbard Handmade High Manganese Steel Black Blade Japanese Tanto Sword With Blue Scabbard
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Darwin Monzingo Alaska, United States
Aug 24, 2021 01:45

Your welcome that was my review covering both identical Tonto katana's I ordered separately. I would like to do a second 5 star feedback report that touches on how anyone who wants a slightly tighter sheeth fit at the hilt base I perfected mine using thin layer of wood glue spread with my pinky just around the inner 1/2 inch of the sheeth. This thin layer can be repeated and is a no fail method to a perfectly snug sheeth in hilt to any wooden sheeth to customize ones amount of force it takes to break the katana from the sheeth. Make sure each thin layer of wood glue (thin as can be each time 👈) is dry and test the fit EACH TIME! some want a loose instant draw of the blade but many may be more active until the weapon is drawn. If you like it more snug use my method and your swords will be as custom tight as you want it to be🤗

Handmade Black Real Japanese Tanto Short Katana Swords Handmade Black Real Japanese Tanto Short Katana Swords
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Gregory Cajigas New York, United States
Aug 23, 2021 14:03

Fast delivery and great customer service. Great quality for the price and workmanship. About to order more stuff really soon.

Handmade Spring Steel Blue Blade And Dragon Tsuba Theme Real Japanese Katana Samurai Swords Handmade Spring Steel Blue Blade And Dragon Tsuba Theme Real Japanese Katana Samurai Swords
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Anthony Puig New Jersey, United States
Aug 19, 2021 16:46

Amazing quality and great delivery time. 10/10 would recommend.

Handmade High Manganese Steel Real Japanese Katana Samurai Swords With Black Scabbard Handmade High Manganese Steel Real Japanese Katana Samurai Swords With Black Scabbard
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Corey Justice Kentucky, United States
Aug 19, 2021 16:20

This sword was truly damascus steel. It looks beautiful. It’s well balanced and the saya fits snugly. I couldn’t be happier. 😀

Handmade Golden Dragon Tsuba Real Katana Japanese Samurai Swords Handmade Golden Dragon Tsuba Real Katana Japanese Samurai Swords
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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.