Introducing the Full-Tang Dragon Katana, a handmade masterpiece merging the best of traditional craftsmanship, artisanal beauty, and martial prowess. This exceptional sword represents the epitome of the swordsmith's art, perfect for those who value the harmony of form and function.
Blade: At the heart of this remarkable piece lies its full-tang, hand-sharpened blade. Forged from T10 carbon steel, a material lauded for its toughness and superior edge retention, this blade serves as a testament to the profound skill of its maker. What sets this blade apart is its clay tempering process, a time-honored technique resulting in a distinctive, genuine hamon. This elegant wave-like pattern along the edge represents the transition between the softer spine and the harder edge of the blade, a subtle dance of metallurgy that enhances the sword's overall aesthetic.
Handle: The handle of the Dragon Katana is made of sturdy hardwood, providing an assured grip and balance. It is adorned with real white samegawa, traditional ray skin, offering an elegant and textured contrast to the earthy brown cord wrapped around it.
Saya and sageo: The saya, or scabbard, is a dazzling work of art. Made from robust hardwood and finished with a premium natural lacquer, it gleams with a vibrant orange hue, capturing the essence of a sunset's glow. The upper part of the saya boasts an exquisite inlay of shells, creating a lustrous mosaic that gleams and glitters, enhancing the natural elegance of the katana. The sageo, the cord that secures the saya, is of a rich, deep brown hue. Its simplicity and functionality serve as a grounding balance to the elaborate craftsmanship exhibited throughout the sword.
Tsuba: Completing this exceptional piece is the tsuba, or handguard, intricately designed and cast from high-quality copper. Adorned with a majestic dragon theme, it symbolizes power, strength, and good fortune. The tsuba is treated with gold and silver gilding technology, adding a layer of opulence that catches the light, creating a stunning interplay of metallic hues.
The Full-Tang Dragon Katana is not just a sword; it's an embodiment of tradition, craftsmanship, and the spirit of the warrior. It is a magnificent homage to the age-old art of Japanese sword making, a timeless testament to the samurai's skill, courage, and honor. With every detail meticulously crafted, this sword transcends its martial origins, standing as a profound work of art and a symbol of timeless elegance.
- T10 carbon steel, hand sharpened, handmade, full tang, clay tempered, real hamon, sharp-edged blade.
- Real white samegawa and brown cord wrapped handle.
- Hardwood saya with premium natural lacquer and inlaid with shells.
- Brown sageo, copper tsuba with dragon theme, gold and silver gilding tsuba.
- The sword stand or holder not included.
|Primary Material||T10 Carbon Steel|
Item Dimensions & Packaging
|Packing Size||43 x 4 x 4 Inches|
|Shipping Weight||4.0 Pounds|