Introducing the Full-Tang Tempered Katana, a handmade marvel that perfectly encapsulates the artistry, strength, and sophistication of traditional Japanese craftsmanship. This exceptional sword represents an intimate confluence of tradition and technique, designed for the discerning collector and martial artist.
Blade: At the heart of this exquisite piece lies a high-performance, full-tang blade. Forged from T10 carbon steel, recognized for its extreme durability and excellent edge retention, this sharp-edged blade stands testament to the master swordsmith's precision and dedication. Highlighting the blade's intrinsic beauty is the clay tempering process, a time-honored technique resulting in a real, distinctive hamon. This beautiful temper line offers an eloquent visual representation of the harmony between the harder edge and the softer spine of the blade.
Handle: The katana's handle, crafted from robust hardwood, is decorated with real white samegawa, a traditional ray skin covering. Offering an elegant textural contrast, the white samegawa pairs beautifully with the tightly woven black cord that wraps around it, ensuring a comfortable and secure grip.
Saya and sageo: The saya, or scabbard, is another stunning component of this impressive katana. Made of sturdy hardwood and painted with red lacquer, it mimics the texture of leather, creating a unique, tactile experience. This unconventional touch adds an extra layer of visual interest and further sets this katana apart from its contemporaries. The sageo, the cord securing the saya to the wearer's obi, is a sleek black, its simplicity offering a harmonious contrast to the intricate detailing present in the rest of the sword.
Tsuba: Complementing this extraordinary ensemble is the black tsuba, or handguard. Cast from durable iron, it features elegant hollows that enhance the sword's aesthetic while serving the practical function of protecting the hand.
The Full-Tang Tempered Katana is not just a weapon; it is a compelling blend of strength, beauty, and craftsmanship. It tells a story of the samurai's spirit - endurance, honor, and unyielding determination. Each element, from the tempered blade to the leather-effect saya, works in harmony to produce a sword that is as much a work of art as it is a testament to the timeless tradition of Japanese sword-making.
- T10 carbon steel, hand sharpened, handmade, full tang, clay tempered, real hamon, sharp-edged blade.
- Real white samegawa and black cord wrapped handle.
- Hardwood saya is painted with a red lacquer to create a leather texture effect.
- Black sageo, iron tsuba.
- Overall length: 103cm, handle length (tsuka): 73cm, blade length (nagasa): 26cm, blade width: 1.2 inches
|Primary Material||T10 Carbon Steel|
Item Dimensions & Packaging
|Dimensions||40.5 * 1.3 * 0.3 Inches|
|Packing Size||43.4 x 3.9 x 3.14 Inches|
|Shipping Weight||3.4 Pounds|