Traditional Samurai Katana
This hand-forged katana is 41 3/4 inches overall and comes in a black cloth sword bag that protects it from damage. This simple addition is an easy way to store your samurai sword when it's not on display or in use. The quality thick cloth and string tie are a common sense barrier between your weapon and the elements that looks neat and professional.
The wooden scabbard protecting the sharp blade of your samurai katana is a rich, chocolate brown. The wood has been painted and given a hardened lacquer finish that has gold flecks throughout, giving the hardwood saya a glittering, metallic appearance. A maroon and white patterned cotton cord is wrapped around the scabbard and tied in a handsome knot.
The 28 1/2-inch blade is made from 1060 carbon steel, a quality metal often sought after by collectors of high carbon steel samurai swords. The blade has been hand-forged using the clay tempering process, creating that gorgeous genuine hamon running its length. The cutting edge has been masterfully honed to razor sharp, making this katana a fully functional, battle ready sword.
The 3-inch iron tsuba features equine imagery; A graceful horse stands underneath a tree with flower blossoms. This detailed scene has an antiqued gold color finish, giving it a refined appearance. Functionally, this hand guard serves to protect you from injury when wielding your handmade samurai sword.
This handcrafted katana has an 11 3/4-inch handle made in the Japanese tradition. Real sting ray skin is wrapped in a woven, crisscross pattern. Tan cotton cord wraps the tsuka, with antiqued gold color menuki on each side. In ancient times, these menuki, or ornaments, often had special meaning to the owner of the sword. In terms of wielding, the cotton cord wrap over the rough texture of the ray skin provides a secure grip.
This collectible brown samurai sword comes with a certificate of authenticity, which includes all of the specifications for your katana, as well as the designated serial number and designer of your weapon. You can display this certificate with pride beside your sword, or file it away and rest easy knowing that the katana you chose to buy online is the real article.
We've done our absolute best to cover all the details so all you have to worry about is giving this carbon steel masterpiece the admiration it deserves. The next step is easy when you've been shown the way.
- Sharpened 1060 Carbon Steel Blade
- Real ray skin handle wrapped in tan cotton cord
- Antiqued iron tsuba with horse and blossoming tree
- Brown scabbard with glittering hardened lacquer finish and maroon cotton cord wrapping
- Real hamon on hand-forged blade formed by the clay tempering process
- Comes in quality black cloth sword bag
- Includes Certificate of Authenticity
- Overall Length: 41 3/4"
- Blade Length: 28 1/2"
- Handle Length: 11 3/4"
- Tsuba Diameter: 3"
- Blade Hardness: 55 HRC
*Sword stand pictured not included.
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