-Condition: Brand new & can be fully disassembled and assembled;
-overall length: 103cm/40.6inch
-Blade length/material: 71cm/28.0 inch / 1060 carbon steel
-handle length/material: 26cm /10.2inch. hard wooden with Genuine Ray Skin wrapped . silk Ito & ornamented with Menuki (ornament); -fittings: made of black iron;
-habaki/seppa: (blade collar/spacer): made of brass;
-Sheath (Scabbard): made of hard wood; silk sageo also rolled both side of kurikata to match sword\'s tsuka-ito.
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 1060 high carbon steel, and it has been laminated in a Maru style. The blade has long Hi (blood groove) on each side, This not only allows for a lighter blade and audible feedback when swung. but also can balance the blade to achieve optimal performance. The tip of the blade is a Chu Kissaki (medium length).
This blade has been hand polished with multiple grade sharpen stone by Japanese method, which made the surface of the blade like a mirror, the blade is also very sharp.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, and iron fittings. This is the best sword you will find in the price range and nice work