0.91 inch / 2.3cm. The blade was made of T10 steel with Clay Tempered in the traditional katana design, and it has been laminated in a Maru style. The Shinogi Zukuri blade with nice proportions and still very solid because of its excellent geometry to achieve optimal performance. With a successful quench the blade is then any warps or bends are straightened and the final curvature (sori) adjusted as necessary.
The blade is then tempered to it's finest hardness. To fully polish the blade that need to work up through at least 6-8 stones by Japanese method which made the surface of the blade like a mirror and sharpness.
First comes the basic shaping, the refining of the basic shape and lastly the'make-up' of the blade. Each next stones constantly stacking unique aesthetic details and will remove the scratches of the previous stone. This traditional polishing process produces a blade with a keen edge, clean lines, and flat surface. The tip of the blade is a Chu Kissaki (medium length) and the blade comes full tang and sharp that can be used to cut the straw mat and bamboo but should with good technique and right gesture with a single strike yet sharp enough to slice paper.The habaki (blade collar) is a one-piece brass construction. Each saya is individually carved to match its blade, ensuring a proper fit. The saya is Rosewood finished in good polished. Our master sword smiths combine modern knowledge with traditional secrets to produce superior quality swords known for their durability, sharpness, and exquisite craftsmanship. In hand this sword feels as if it is a natural extension to your arm, a truly exceptional experience.
A silk sword bag comes with the sword. But the wooden stand in below item pictures is NOT included. Our swords are full hand made in tradition , so Specifications will vary slightly from sword to sword.
We are a family run forge of skilled craftsmen from Long Quan China who use our heritage of craftsmanship handed down through many generations to design and create sword. Our process, our method and mission keep these traditions and crafts alive and well. In this high-tech age, our own traditional craftsmanship is flourishing. All of our swords are Hand Made in our traditional workshop, using equally traditional methods and techniques.Our focus is on uniqueness and quality, not quantity. For Japanese swords, we have near all kind of Japanese swords, such as KATANA swords, WAKIZASHI swords, TANTO swords, NAGINATA swords, NINJA swords, SAKABATO swords and so on. For the Chinese swords, we have Chinese sword "DAO" and "JIAN". We take great pride in the quality and performance of swords, We'll try to provide you with the great service and the best prices!
Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK. Leaving any negative or neutral feedback. We will do whatever reasonable to resolve your problem as long as we are given the opportunity. The item "Clay Tempered T10 Steel Japanese Shirasaya Sword Full Tang Katana Rosewood Saya" is in sale since Sunday, April 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese".
The seller is "breeze-swordsmith" and is located in Longquan Zhejiang. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.