Introducing a true marvel of craftsmanship and tradition - our full-tang, handmade katana. This sword is an embodiment of the noble warrior spirit and an homage to centuries of Japanese swordsmithing mastery. Its elegance is matched only by its potent functionality, making it a stunning addition to any sword collection or a cherished heirloom.
Blade: At the core of this masterpiece is a high-performance blade, meticulously forged from 1000 layers of folded steel. This blade is razor-sharp, demonstrating the deadly precision characteristic of traditional Japanese katanas. The folded steel, featuring a striking pattern that is both beautiful and unique, is clay-tempered to achieve an authentic hamon. The resulting temper line, a distinct mark of skilled craftsmanship, contrasts beautifully against the polished steel surface.
Handle: This katana boasts a hardwood handle, adorned with genuine white samegawa (ray skin), lending it an impressive texture and grip. The handle is wrapped meticulously in a vibrant blue cord, providing a secure grip and a pleasing visual contrast. This thoughtful design ensures the katana is not only aesthetically pleasing but also perfectly balanced and comfortable in the hand.
Saya and sageo: The saya, or scabbard, constructed from robust hardwood, is as much a work of art as it is a protective housing for the blade. Its deep black hue, enhanced with a premium natural lacquer, sets the stage for a dramatic, hand-painted phoenix theme. Symbolizing rebirth and immortality, the phoenix adds a layer of mystique and symbolism to the piece.
Tsuba: Crowning this katana is a finely detailed copper tsuba, or handguard, depicting a serene landscape of pine trees and cranes, traditional symbols of longevity and wisdom in Japanese culture. Employing traditional gold and silver gilding techniques, this tsuba stands as an ode to the artistry and aesthetics of the samurai era, while serving a vital functional role in protecting the hand.
This full-tang katana, with its blend of high-quality materials, intricate design, and traditional craftsmanship, is more than just a weapon—it's a conversation piece, a symbol of honor and a work of art. It embodies the timeless virtues of the samurai, combining elegance and lethal efficiency into a blade of unrivaled beauty.
- 1000 layer folded steel blade, 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, hand-painted saya has a phoenix theme.
- Blue sageo, copper tsuba with pine trees and cranes.
- Please note: the sword stand or holder is not included.
|Primary Material||melaleuca steel|
Item Dimensions & Packaging
|Packing Size||43 x 4 x 4 Inches|
|Shipping Weight||4.0 Pounds|