Introducing a truly magnificent masterpiece of Japanese craftsmanship: a hand-forged, full-tang Katana. This sword is not just an implement of battle, but rather an embodiment of the samurai spirit, a sublime blend of aesthetics and functionality.
Blade: Our Katana is forged from the finest T10 carbon steel, a material renowned for its perfect blend of durability and sharpness. A unique "Raging Fire" style characterizes the blade, the result of a meticulous clay tempering process. This not only imparts an artistic and distinct visual effect but also contributes to the blade's high performance, making it capable of enduring strenuous conditions. The real hallmark of this katana is its authentic hamon, the beautiful wave-like pattern that runs along the cutting edge of the blade. Each hamon is distinct, a fingerprint of the sword's creation, symbolizing the transformative powers of heat and the swordsmith's masterful control.
Handle: The handle, or tsuka, is expertly wrapped with a vibrant green cord over genuine black samegawa, or rayskin. This is not merely for aesthetic appeal; the rayskin provides a firm, grippy surface while the traditional cord wrap ensures a comfortable, secure hold.
Saya: The saya, or scabbard, is crafted from robust hardwood and is elegantly adorned with real green pearl rayskin, mirroring the theme of the handle. This sheath is not only an aesthetically pleasing home for the blade, but it also offers sturdy protection, preserving the blade's sharpness and integrity.
Sageo: Adding a subtle hint of color, the sageo - the cord used to secure the saya to the wearer - is intricately braided in shades of green and blue. This aesthetically pleasing yet functional detail, much like the rest of the sword, exemplifies the thoughtfulness and attention to detail put into every aspect of the sword's design.
Tsuba: Crowning this exquisite piece is the tsuba, or hand guard. This unique shaped tsuba is made from copper and features a floral theme, reflecting the samurai's connection to nature and their philosophy of life and death. The flowers stand as a silent testament to the ephemeral beauty of life and the enduring spirit of the warrior.
All in all, this handmade Katana is a testament to centuries of tradition, a timeless masterpiece where every detail is steeped in meaning. Crafted with a deep respect for the art of sword making, it represents an intersection of power, precision, and beauty.
- T10 carbon steel, hand sharpened, full tang, clay tempered, real hamon, sharp-edged and raging fire style blade.
- Real black samegawa and green cord wrapped handle.
- Hardwood saya wrapped with real green pearl rayskin, copper tsuba with flowers theme.
- Fully functional samurai sword work of art, stunning workmanship, and attention to detail.
- Please note: the sword stand or holder not included.
|T10 Carbon Steel
Item Dimensions & Packaging
|43 x 4 x 4 Inches