Introducing a supreme exemplar of skilled craftsmanship and martial artistry: a full-tang, hand-forged Katana. This extraordinary piece of weaponry demonstrates the essence of Japanese tradition, perfectly blending functionality, elegance, and a potent history of warrior spirit.
Blade: The soul of this Katana lies within its high-performance blade, expertly forged from T10 carbon steel, a material renowned for its hardness and durability. The blade boasts a razor-sharp edge, perfect for both cutting and thrusting techniques, symbolizing the Katana's purpose as a weapon of unyielding prowess. The blade is clay tempered, a process that infuses the steel with improved resilience and flexibility, while also imparting a real hamon. This visible temper line is an emblem of the blade's dichotomy: a hardened edge for cutting paired with a softer spine for absorbing impacts.
Handle: The hardwood handle, or Tsuka, beautifully contrasts the power of the blade with its understated sophistication. Adorned with polyurethane black samegawa (faux rayskin), the handle offers an exceptional grip while enhancing the aesthetic appeal. The handle is meticulously wrapped in a brown cord, adding to the traditional look and feel of the weapon.
Saya and sageo: Our Katana is sheathed in a distinctive bronze saya, or scabbard, that showcases a Kanji theme. The characters inscribed onto the saya are more than mere decoration; they provide a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry from which the sword hails. The brown sageo cord, indicative of the bond between a samurai and their sword, impeccably matches the cord of the handle, creating a harmonious ensemble.
Tsuba: Completing this distinguished sword is the tsuba, or hand guard, crafted from sturdy alloy material. Its intricate carvings are a testament to the skill of the artisan, demonstrating a keen eye for detail and a deep respect for traditional Japanese aesthetics.
In sum, this handmade, full-tang Katana is not just a weapon. It is a reflection of history, a symbol of a warrior's honor, and a manifestation of the deeply rooted principles of Japanese sword-making. Each feature is carefully selected and skillfully integrated, creating a masterpiece that resonates with the harmonious spirit of the samurai.
- Handmade, full tang, t10 carbon steel, clay tempered, real hamon, sharp-edged blade.
- This sword has been forged using traditional techniques and methods and has been hand polished and sharpened.
- Pu black samegawa and brown cord wrapped handle.
- Bronze saya with kanji theme, brown sageo, alloy tsuba.
- Overall length: 102cm, handle length (tsuka): 27cm, blade length (nagasa): 72cm, blade width: 3.2cm, weight: 1.3kg
|T10 Carbon Steel
Item Dimensions & Packaging
|43 x 4 x 4 Inches