overall length: 103cm/40.6inch
-Blade length/material: 71cm/28.0 inch. folded steel & aisi 1095 High carbon steel
-handle length/material: 26cm /11.0inch. hard wooden with Genuine Ray Skin wrapped . Japanese silk Ito & ornamented with Menuki (ornament);
-fittings: made of copper. dragon theme.
-Sheath (Scabbard): made of hard wood be sendan/Inro design. slik sageo also rolled both side of kurikata to match sword\'s tsuka-ito.
-Package Includes: 1 * Assembled katana Sword with saya 1 * Katana Bag ;
-the sword represents the power of a sweeping high tide; complimented by a dragon theme - a powerful contrast between seawater. sea dragon of king - An antique finished dragon, the round tsuba showed a dragon paddle in surf; The matching menuki;(dragon,) fuchi/kashira(surf) antique in finishing, rests on red black ray skin, black silk tsuka-ito & black sageo wrapped on the traditional Sendan-Inro sheath.
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. dividedly 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 been hand polished with multiple grade stones by traditional method, this made the blade very smooth and shine. this blade was clay tempered and has more than 14 process hand sharpening work. hamon resulted from quenching and tempering. this katana can be taken apart fully anytime to maintenance. you can unassembled the blade from the handle by taking out two pegs. this is a sharpened battle ready samurai katana sword very suit for iaido or kendo. it\'s also a collection for yourself or present your friends, don\'t miss such better change. otherwise, a sword\'s silk bag comes with this sword.
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 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, and copper fittings. This is the best sword you will find in the price range and nice work.