Allow me to introduce a masterpiece in sword craftsmanship, a full-tang katana, a weapon that is as much a symbol of warrior ethos as it is a testament to the meticulous dedication of its creator.
Blade: At the heart of this impressive katana is a high-performance blade crafted from T10 carbon steel, a material well-respected for its remarkable hardness and ability to retain a sharp edge. This blade, however, is not just a piece of steel; it's a work of art. The sword has been clay tempered, a traditional method involving the careful application of clay along the spine before heating and quenching, resulting in a real Hamon – the distinctive wavy line signifying a hardened edge and softer spine. This process not only imparts strength and flexibility to the blade but also creates a unique aesthetic that no two swords can replicate.
Handle: The handle of this katana is made from high-quality hardwood and embellished with genuine white Samegawa, or ray skin, enhancing both the grip and visual appeal of the piece. The handle is further adorned with a blue cord wrap, providing a comfortable grip and an appealing contrast to the pure white Samegawa.
Saya and sageo: The saya, or scabbard, meticulously handcrafted from hardwood, is a true marvel to behold. It is lacquered with a premium natural finish, exhibiting a deep, inky black hue that's both mysterious and elegant. This striking color scheme not only protects the blade but also gives the katana an undeniably commanding presence. Complementing the black saya is a bold blue sageo, or cord, mirroring the color of the handle's wrap. This element not only enhances the katana's aesthetic but also serves as a symbol of the deep connection between the sword and its wielder.
Tsuba: Crowning this magnificent piece is a hand-carved copper tsuba, or guard, adorned with a tasteful flowers theme. However, this tsuba is more than a simple guard. It is a canvas on which the artisan has applied gold and silver gilding technology, enhancing its design with a lavishness that is both stunning and tasteful.
This full-tang, handmade katana is not merely a sword; it is an embodiment of history, craftsmanship, and martial tradition. It stands as a pinnacle of the swordsmith's art, bringing together strength, beauty, and functionality in a blade that is as captivating as it is formidable.
- T10 carbon steel, hand sharpened, full tang, clay tempered, real hamon, sharp-edged blade.
- Real white samegawa and blue cord wrapped handle.
- Hardwood saya with premium natural lacquer and black hue.
- Blue sageo, hand-carved tsuba with flowers theme, quality accessories.
- Please note: the sword stand or holder is not included.
|T10 Carbon Steel
Item Dimensions & Packaging
|43 x 4 x 4 Inches