Includes free black cotton sword bag, maintenance kit, certificates of authenticity and wood display box!
This is a hand forged full tang Musashi certified T10 high carbon steel Dragon Katana. This katana is themed with dragon in cloud This beautiful katana is traditionally hand forged by using muku-gitae method, meaning the sword is forged by using almost pure iron.
By using traditional forging process and folding techniques this blade has 828 different layers and features a beautiful natural hamon. The tsuba is steel with a copper finish and features Uesugi Kenshin on one side and Oda Nobunaga on the other.
The hard wood saya has a beautiful piano lacquer finish with peony flowers and a Kirin in the middle. Peony flowers symbolize wealth and prosperity in oriental cultures. Kirin is a powerful creature and one of the nine forms of dragon in Chinese folklore.
The Tsuka is constructed of two pieces of hard wood over the tang of the blade. Black Samegawa (ray skin) has been wrapped over the wood with a burgundy cotton Ito wrapped over the Same. Two bamboo Mekugis secure the tang of the blade into the Tsuka. A gold finished brass Menuki adorns each side of the Tsuka. The Kashira is drak brass with another scene of cloud in bold relief.
Includes free black cotton sword bag, Katana maintenance kit, certificates of authenticity issued by Musashi, and wood and silk display box.
This is a terrific price on a certified hand forged, folded blade!
This is a sharpened battle ready Japanese sword you must be at least 18 to order this katana