-Condition: Brand new & can be fully disassembled and assembled;
-overall length: 103cm/40.6inch
-Blade length/material: 71cm/28.0 inch / high 1075 folded steel. fully groove.
-handle length/material: 26cm /10.2inch. hard wooden with Genuine Ray Skin wrapped . silk Ito & ornamented with Menuki (ornament);
-fittings: Made of mix steel, bamboo theme;
-habaki/seppa: (blade collar/spacer): made of brass;
-Sheath (Scabbard): made of hard wood. black lacquer ; silk 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 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 1075 High Carbon Steel are folded 10 times creating 1024 layers. the visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging.
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.
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, to silk sage-o. This is the best sword you will find in the price range and nice work.