It is a very complex technique, as if not properly executed the blade will break. The fire can't be too warm or cold, only a good swordsmith knows the exact temperature. The blade then get its shape with a beautiful hamon hada and Martensite (grains) on its surface. The spine of the sword- softer giving it an excelent toughness. The perfect combination of a hard edge with the increased Sori (curvature of the blade) with a strong mune, enables this high quality blade to easily cut through tatami, straw mats or bamboo for Tameshigiri.
This blade has a full length tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword. Koshirae: The Tsuba (guard), Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) of the sword is made of brass. The brass Habaki (blade collar) is a one piece brass construction. Two brass Seppas (Spacer) Secure The Tsuba.
Tsuka: The Tsuka (handle) core is wooden and it is tightly wrapped over genuine Ray skin (Samegawa) black silk Ito. The full Tang of the sword is secured by two brass Mekugi (peg). You can unassembled the blade from the handle by taking out 2 pegs.
Two Menuki (ornament) are on each side of the Tsuka. Saya: The Saya (Sheath) Made Of Real Hard wooden Finished High Quality Hualee Wooden.A High Quality Silk Sage-O Has Been Tied Around The Kurigata (Knob) Of The Sheath. (1) A 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. Offer customize and you can design your sword. All our sword can change Tsuba(handguard), Sageo/ito, Saya and other sword accessories. We also can customize the blades unsharpened if you don't want very sharp blade, in addition, in order to make your sword more unique, we can engrave your name, simple symbol or something else you like on the blade. One word, we can customize blade shape/blade material /blade sharpness/Length(shorten or longer blade/sword handle) and any you like. We have been trying to provide a most reasonable price and high quality products.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "boomstore778" and is located in this country: CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.