Blade: clay tempered; 1095# carbon steel&1060folded steel;
Edge: razor sharp;
Hamon(Tempered line): Distinct real Hamon created by fully hand polishing;
Hi(Blood groove): without bo-hi;
Tsuka(Handle): Genuine Ray Skin wrapped with Japanese silk Ito & ornamented with Menuki (ornament);
Saya: red lacquered wood tied with Japanese specific silk Sageo;
Tang: Full tang;
Fittings: tsuba; fuchi/kashira, menuki. made of copper;
Condition: Brand new & can be fully disassembled and assembled;
Handle Length: 26cm.
Blade Length: 71cm.
Overall Length: 103cm.
Package Includes: 1 * Assembled katana Sword with saya 1 * Katana Bag;
the blade of the sword had been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. hand forged blade with full tang can cut tatami with strike. two pieces outer jacket steel (folded steel) wrapped around a relatively softer, inner iron core, which is resilient and able to absorb shocks, in a way, reduces the possibility of the blade breaking or bending. more important is it's blade made of pucker steel, AISI 1060 carbon steel was forged several times, and then be shaped a rolled steel, called folded steel. dividual on the 2 sides of AISI 1095 carbon high steel. high carbon steel make edge strong and reach the cutting standard. one piece of iron in the core and the folded steel keep blade more flexibility. the visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging. and the blade has beed hand polished with multiple grade stones by japanese method, this made the blade very smooth and shine. this blade was clay tempered and has more than 14 process hand sharpening work. Distinct real Hamon created by fully hand polishing and hand abrasive to Razor sharpened edge. quenched and tempering blade sharped shinogi-zukuri,featured shobu-zukuri kissaki. which has irregular wavy boshi.
the katana sword 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 and pure silk tsukamaki & sageo. this the best sword your will find in the price range.