3624: Japanese Uchigatana Samurai Sword Nihontou Katana Traditional Hand Forged Mizuheshi Tamahagane steel Blade with Clay Tempered Sashikomi Sharp Full Tang Battle ready. Following is a sample hand-measured dimensions (approximately), the Measurements There may be some errors.
Moreover, color may not appear exactly as in real life due to variation between computer monitor resolution and lights. The wooden stand (or Hanging plate) in below item pictures is NOT included. SPEC: ORDER PRODUCTION (takes at least 9+ week). Overall Length: 40.5 inch / 103 cm (approximately) Nagasa (blade) Length: 27.9 inch / 71 cm (approximately).
Handle Length: 10.2 inch / 26 cm (approximately) Blade Material: Traditional Hand Forged Tamahagane steel with clay tempered + Ancient methods old traditional method quenched hardening heat treatment process + Hand Shiage togi Polishing. Tang: Full Tang (very safe for practice). Blade Hardness: 59 HRC Blade Width: 1.25 inch / 3.20 cm (approximately) Blade Thickness: 0.28 inch / 0.73 cm (approximately) Saya Material: Japanese hackberry wooden lacquered scabbard Raden Mother-of-pearl inlay craft with oxhorn Koiguchi???? Handle Material: Genuine Ray skin (Samekawa/rayskin) + Hard wooden + Tsukamaki structure (Anti-skid rope twining). Fittings Material: Brass with 999 24K Gold-Silver-Plated.Tamahagane steel Tamahagane, which in Japanese literally means jewel steel or precious steel, is a type of steel made in the Japanese traditional way. Tamahagane is made by smelting iron sand in a clay furnace called tatara and mixing it with charcoal to produce steel with various carbon content. This very laborious process takes as much as 57 days.
After the smelting process, the tatara is broken and the steel bloom or kera is broken and swordsmiths segregate and collect the steels with various carbon contents. Making a blade from tamahagane requires high level of expertise from the swordsmith. Swordsmiths will laminate the different types of steel collected from the kera to create a sword which has a hard edge, soft core and springy sides. The item is a katana with a blade made of Chinese tamahagane.The blade of this sword is hazuya-jizuya polished to bring out the beauty of the blade. It takes a polisher several weeks to do the entire polishing process. The tsuka and saya are made of hardwood. We can free for you carved the name or the letters you want on the blade. The customer assumes the responsibility for knowing what can be legally imported into his/her country. Please pay attention to the fact that it would take longer for international shippings to arrive at your hand than domestic shippings. If you allow us the opportunity, we will make it right for you! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "chinatown-antiquer" and is located in this country: CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.