Clay was used to thinly cover the edge of blade and thicker layer cover the rest of the blade. This leads to relatively quicker cooling of the blade during quenching, producing a hard edge and softer back. The hamon on the blade was the result of quenching and tempering.
The sword can be as hard as to cut the hard thing like: cut the meat with bones, paint bucket and straw mat; can be as sharp as to slice paper. This is a functional sword which can be used for the real battle, and also an absolutely necessary as one of the collections or display for its special clay tempering and exquisite craftsmanship of forging process.
This tsuba (guard) of the sword is made of High Quality Brass with two Copper Seppas to put on each side of it (spacer securing it). The Habaki (blade collar) is of brass composition. This Tsuka is made of hard wood and wrapped with genuine ray skin, and tied with real silk ITO in the traditional wrap style.
The Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) on the tsuka are made of brass with matching Menuki on each side as an ornament, two Mekugi (peg) are nailed to secure the Tang of the sword. Sword can be disassembled by picking up the two Mekugi (peg). This saya (sheath) of the sword is hard wooden and lacquered superior paint to high gloss the surface of it. The Sage-O is tied around the Kurikaka (knob) of the saya, the Koiguchi (scabbard mouth) and Kojiri (scabbard tip) has been hardened. 1: The sword is well assembled with saya and free silk bag!
Box and stand are not included! You can pick one of the following tsuba instead of this sword's original tsuba!! High Quality Brass Tusba 401-427. You can pick one of the following saya instead of this sword's original saya!!
You can pick one of the following Ito/sageo instead of this sword's original Ito/sageo! You can pick one of the following Ray skin instead of sword's original Ray skin! We will do our best to resolve the problem. Return is accepted within 30 days if an item isnt' as described.
The item "HANDMADE JAPAN SAMURAI SWORD KATANA FULLTANG T10STEEL CLAY TEMPERED BATTLE SHARP" is in sale since Wednesday, December 25, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese".
The seller is "tommy_lee85" and is located in LongQuan. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, China, Brazil, Australia.