Handforged red blade wave tsuba. Battle ready clay tempered full tang ENGRAVE DRAGON blade JP katana swrod sharpened. Condition: Brand new & can be fully disassembled and assembled.
Hard wooden with Genuine Ray Skin wrapped. Silk Ito & ornamented with Menuki. Blade Material: folded steel clay tempered. Blade Width (near Habaki): 1.26 inch / 3.2cm. Blade Width (near Kissaki): 0.91 inch / 2.3cm.Tsuba (fittings): made of brass. Habaki/seppa: (blade collar/spacer): made of brass. Saya (Scabbard): made of hard wooden. Notes: 1: Package Includes: katana Sword with Katana Bag. 2: The display stand is NOT included. 3: Our products are 100% handmade, so specification varies slightly from sword to sword, please understand. The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Full hand forged and full hand polished. The blade was made of 1075 high carbon folded steel, and it has been laminated in a pucker configuration(Damascus steel). Differential hardened and clay tempered, water quenched and polished. The blade with full bo-Hi (blood groove) on each side and shaped shinogi-zukuri. This blade has been hand polished with multiple grade sharpen stone by Japanese method, which made the surface of the blade like a mirror, the blade is also very sharp. The blade can customize without a Bo-Hi (Blood Groove) in the genuine traditionally forged folded steel. This means that the hand-fired carbon steel is folded a full 11 times to produce 2048 layers.
The higher quantity of layers provides more unique and mystical lines patterns, which defines and displays the craftsmans experience and knowledge of traditional metallurgy passed down from generation to generation. Only the utmost skilled bladesmiths and polishers can bring out the beauty blade.
During the forging process, all of the slags and impurities of the carbon steel are burned off and forged folded to an uncompromised strength with an very sharp cutting edge. The hamon pattern is done in the same process as the traditional method. Harden the edge is by using the special clay wrapping the blade then put in water to quench.It requires a lot of skills. The fire temperature can not be too high or too low it needs to be well controlled by the sword smith. The blade is then put into water for quenching.
The blade shape is done this process creates beautiful hamon hada and Martensite (grains) on the blade surface. Clay to protect the edge and quenched in water to temper the mune or spine of the sword.
The hardness of the Carbon Steel measures at an impressive HRC on the Rockwell Scale. The perfect combination of the hardness of the edge steel, and the increased Sori (curvature of the blade), enables this high quality blade to easily cut through tatami straw mats or bamboo for Tameshigiri.
This blade comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword. The tip of the blade is a Chu Kissaki (medium length). It was well defined with the hamon going all the way through the Boshi.You can track the status by visiting EMS website. We accept swords of any customization. We have a full variety of choices for fittings.
Tsuba: you can choose one of the following tsuba to replace the original one tsuba (free)! Shark skin (wrap): you can choose one of the following skin to replace the original one skin (free)! Ito (handle wrap): you can choose one of the following ito & wrap style to replace the original one ito & wrap style (free)!
Katatemaki 1 (battle wrap) Katatemaki 2 (battle wrap). Tsuka-ito: you can choose one of the following tsuka-ito to replace the original one tsuka-ito (free)! S aya: you can choose one of the following saya to replace the original one saya (free)!
Sageo: you can choose one of the following sageo to replace the original one sageo (free)! The item "Battle ready clay tempered full tang ENGRAVE DRAGON blade JP katana swrod sharp" is in sale since Thursday, August 29, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "ninja-katana" and is located in longquan.This item can be shipped worldwide.