Sharp Chinese Sword Ruyi Jian Brass Fittings Pattern Steel Ebony Handle Sheath. Blade Material: 1095 carbon steel. Forging Craft: folded forged by 11 times. Overall Length: 79 cm / 31.1'.Handle Length: 17 cm / 6.7. Blade Length: 53 cm / 20.9. Width: 4 cm / 1.5. Sword Weight (with Scabbard): 1590 g. Weight Without Scabbard: 1030 g.'as desired; as [you] wish' is a curved decorative object that serves as either a ceremonial scepter in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore. A traditional ruyi has a long S-shaped handle and a head fashioned like a fist, cloud, or lingzhi mushroom.
Ruyi are constructed from diverse materials. Is a double-edged straight sword used during the last 2,500 years in China. The first Chinese sources that mention the jian date to the 7th century BCE during the Spring and Autumn period; one of the earliest specimens being the Sword of Goujian. Historical one-handed versions have blades varying from 45 to 80 centimeters (18 to 31 inches) in length.
The weight of an average sword of 70-centimetre (28-inch) blade-length would be in a range of approximately 700 to 900 grams (1.5 to 2 pounds). There are also larger two-handed versions used for training by many styles of Chinese martial arts. Professional jian practitioners are referred to as jianke?? "Sword guests" or "swordsmen"; a term dating from the Han dynasty. In Chinese folklore, it is known as "The Gentleman of Weapons" and is considered one of the four major weapons, along with the Gun (staff), Qiang (spear), and the Dao (sabre).This means that the carbon steel is folded by 11 times to produce 2048 layers. The higher quantity of layers provides more unique and mystical hada patterns, which defines and displays the craftsman's experience and knowledge of traditional metallurgy passed down from generation to generation. Only the utmost skilled bladesmiths (Toushyo) and polishers (Togi-shi) can bring out the beauty and life from the Shinsakuto live blade. During the forging process, all of the slags and impurities of the steel are burned off and folded forged to an uncompromised strength with an sharp cutting edge. The final carbon content is 1% and the hardness is an impressive HRC 55°on the Rockwell Scale. This high quality blade can easily cut through tatami straw mats or bamboo for Tameshigiri or Batto-do use. International Buyers - Please Note. AU / Ca / UK: 10-22 days. We are not a reseller, we have our own factory in Longquan. We strive to answer all questions and resolve any problems as quickly as possible. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Chinese".
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