Folded Steel Japanese Samurai Full Tang Dragon Sword Clay Tempered Blade Handmade. Overall Length: 40.9 inch /104 cm. Nagasa Length: 27.8 inch / 70.5 cm. Handle Length: 10.6 inch / 27cm. Blade Material:Folded steel with clay tempered.
Tsuba Material: alloy dragon Tsuba. Blade Width (near Habaki): 1.26 inch / 3.2cm.
Blade Width (near Kissaki): 0.91inch / 2.3cm. Weight (with Saya): 2.98 lbs / 1.35 kg (approximately). Weight (without Saya): 2.50 lbs / 1.13 kg (approximately). Saya Material: Hard wooden saya with hand engraving dragon.1&This KATANA is hand forged and hand sharpened using Japanese methods to create a perfect blade. Fully functional and battle ready. The accessories of the sword are all authentic from the ray skin handle, to silk sage-o and copper oxidized fittings. This is the best sword you will find in the price range. 2&Blade: The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Full hand forged, hand polished and hand sharpened. The blade was made of folded steel. AISI 1060 High Carbon Steel are folded 10 times creating 1024 layers for superior strength and flexibility. The visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging. 3&The steel has been throughly refined and tempered, A special clay is applied to the blade by hand, using a thin covering near the edge and a thicker layer over the rest of the blade.
This results in a relatively quicker cooling of the edge during quenching, producing a hard edge and softer back. The beautiful real hamon on the blade is also result of the differential cooling of the blade (quenching and tempering). 4&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 tip of the blade is a Chu Kissaki (medium length), it is well defined with the hamon going all the way through the Boshi. 5&This blade comes with a full 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. 6&Tsuba:The Tsuba (guard) of the sword is brass design. The Habaki (blade collar) is a one piece brass construction.
Two Seppas (spacer) secure the Tsuba. 7&Tsuka: The Tsuka (handle) core is wooden and it is tightly wrapped over genuine Ray skin Samegawa with synthetic silk Ito.The Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) are brass with lobster design. The Tang of the sword is secured by two Mekugi (peg). Two copper Menuki (ornament) are on each side of the Tsuka. 8&Saya: The saya (sheath) of the sword is hard wooden. Sage-O has been tied around the bright copper Kurigaga (knob) of the scabbard.
The Koiguchi has been hardened. 9&This is a sharpened, super, truly battle ready Samurai sword very suitable for iaido and kendo superior.It is also allows you to make a collection of realistic, yet beautiful samurai sword, or to present one to your friend. Don't miss such a chance! The blade of the katana sword has been constructed from clay tempered damascus folded carbon steel.
The hamon is authentic all the way up to the tip. The handemade folding pattern is clearly visible. The tip of the blade is a chu kissaki. The blade is full tang. The tsuba is solid alloy with a dragon design.
The habaki is one piece brass construction. Tsuka is wood laid over the tang of the blade, wrapped over the wood is genuine blue ray skin Same with a black cotton Ito wrapped over the Same.
The tang is secured by two bamboo Mekugi. The saya of the sword is wooden with a blue high gloss finish and hand engraved dragon. (1) A silk sword bag comes with the sword. But the wooden stand in below item pictures is NOT included.(2) if you need one wooden stand, please contact me. (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. (4) Due to our swords are full hand made, so Specs will vary slightly from sword to sword. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "artisan-sword-store777" and is located in this country: CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.