-Condition: Brand new & can be fully disassembled and assembled;
-overall length: 103cm/40.6inch
-nagasa length/material: 71cm/28.0inch
-handle length/material:28cm /11.0inch. hard wooden with Genuine Ray Skin wrapped . cotton Ito & ornamented with Menuki (ornament);
-Habaki/Seppa: made of brass;
-mountings: Made of brass; toad & gecko theme;
-Saya (Scabbard): made of hard wood black lacquer be shine. top quality silk sageo also rolled both side of kurikata to match sword\'s tsuka-ito.
-Package Includes: 1 * Assembled katana Sword with saya 1 * sword Bag ;
The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Full hand forged, hand polished and hand sharpened work.
The blade was made of folded steel. AISI 1075 High Carbon Steel are folded 11 times creating 2048 layers for superior strength and flexibility. the visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging.
The blade has been thoroughly continuous rolling and tempered, A special clay adhesively on blade by handmade, using a thin covering near the edge and a thicker layer over the rest of the blade. this results in a relatively quicker Heat Treatment of the edge during Hardening, producing a hard edge and softer back. the beautiful authentic hamon on the blade is also result of the differential Hardening of the blade (quenching and tempering).
This blade has been hand polished with multiple grade sharpen stone by Japanese method, which made the surface of the blade like a mirror, also hamon line emerge on each side of blade.
The tip of the blade shaped a Chu Kissaki (medium length), it is well defined with the hamon going all the way through the Boshi.
This blade comes with a fully length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword. this sword is strong enough to cut through a thick bamboo tree with a single strike yet sharp enough to slice paper.
This katana is for those who want a real sword. The sword is made in the exact same method of the ancient Japanese process of making swords and is sharper than a razor. The accessories of the sword are all authentic from the ray skin handle, to silk sage-o and copper fittings. This is the best sword you will find in the price range and nice work.