Clay tempered Real Hamon Folded Steel Samurai Katana Sword Brown Ito Full Tang. Blade width: 3.2cm/1.26inch. Blade thickness: 0.7cm/0.28inch. Blood Groove: Long Hi on each side.Tsuba (Guard): Zinc alloy Tsuba. Other fittings: Brass habaki/seppa+Alloy fuchi & kashira. Saya (scabbard): hardwood lacquered Saya.
HABAKI(blade collar):is a one piece brass construction. The main point of the habaki is to make the saya tight to the blade, so it is normal if there is scratch on. SEPPAS(spacer): Two Seppas secure the Tsuba if the tsuba is not so tight after a long time, you can disassemble the sword and put more seppas there.BO-Hi: Actually it is misunderstanding of the Bo-Hi as Blood-groove, the Bohi has been added to the blade in order to lighten it and provide audible feedback when swung. But if you want the blade with strength powerful, you can choose the sword blade without BO-HI. The sword is full tang blade with good strength to do a test of cutting. But we advise the people who have experience do a cutting test, if you are new with swords, we do not suggest you do this, please be careful. Don't miss such a chance! The best quality of high carbon steel is at 1095, the carbon content was 1.03%, and the element contains a small amount of chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, after heat treatment can reach HRc58-60 hardness, toughness is very good, but not resistant to rust, more be applied to traditional european-style hunting knife, large cutting knife and military dao. Such as the United States during world war ii "KA - BAR" saber is in 1095 as the blade material. The material used with the blade. The blade is made of the high qualtiy carbon steel which is folded by 15 times Creating 32768 layers (It has the best quality in folded steel). The higher quantity of layers provides more unique and mystical hada patterns, which defines and displays the craftsman's experience and knowledge of traditional metallurgy passed down from generation to generation. Only the utmost skilled bladesmiths (Toushyo) and polishers (Togi-shi) can bring out the beauty and life from the Shinsakuto live blade. During the forging process, all of the slags and impurities of the steel are burned off and folded forged to an uncompromised strength with an extremely sharp cutting edge. This high quality blade can easily cut through tatami straw mats or bamboo for Tameshigiri or Batto-do use.
The clay tempered craft with the blade. There is a very important and special way-Clay tempered with the blade of the sword, and the way we use is the ancient clay temper craft. The blade will be set apart as 2, one is the back of the blade and the other is the cut edge side. The other side will be covered by the thin powder and other mixture which is protected as a secret recipethe back side will be stick with the thicker clay mud.
Coz the different thickness of the back of the blade and the cut edge side, and the different of the clay mud and the mixture, when the blade cooling to be a same low temperature at the same time after the heating by high temperature, this results in a relatively quicker cooling of the edge during quenching, producing a hard edge60HRC and softer back. That is why the blade has a radian, and there is a clay tempered wave line. (1) A silk sword bag comes with the sword. But the wooden stand in below item pictures is NOT included.
(3) This Katana can be taken apart fully anytime for maintenance purposes, you can disassemble the sword from the handle by taking out two pegs. If you need a maintenance kit.
(4) Due to our swords are full hand made, so Specs will vary slightly from sword to sword. The item "Clay tempered Real Hamon Folded Steel Samurai Katana Sword Brown Ito Full Tang" is in sale since Sunday, January 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "culture-art-store777" and is located in ZhejiangLongquan. This item can be shipped worldwide.