Shihozum Katana Japanese Sword Hazuya Polished Battle Ready--Ryan732




Customization

*Saya number:

*Sageo number:

*Tsuba:

*Habaki Number:

*Ito Number:

*Same Number:

*Tsuka style:



Item Introduction

This katana is intricately forged in the shihozume lamination structure. The edge is made of 1095 high carbon steel which has high hardness while the sides are made of folded steel which has high flexibility and has a beautiful grain pattern or hada. Iron is used to form the softer core of the blade. The shihozume lamination is a labor-intensive forging technique that requires high skill level on the part of the swordsmith. Imperfect fusion or welding of the different steel types on the blade can cause the blade to delaminate or split.

This katana is differentially hardened and has a visible hamon. The area between hamon and mune is hazuya polished, so it looks differently. The tsuba, fuchi and kashira are made of copper with bufferfly pattern. The tsuka is made of hardwood, wrapped with one-piece genuine rayskin and synthetic silk ito. The saya is made of hardwood, part of it is wrapped with genuine rayskin. The koiguchi and korigata are polished buffalo horns.

Overall Length : 103cm / 40.6" Nagasa(Blade) : 71cm / 27.9"
Tsuka(Handle) : 27cm / 10.6" Motohaba(width near habaki) : 3.15cm
Sakihaba(width near yokote) : 2.4cm Sori(curve) : 1.9cm
Kasane(thickness at habaki) : 7.5mm Sakikasane(thickness at yokote) : 4mm
Blade : Shihozume, 1095 High Carbon Steel+Folded Steel+Iron Saya Material : Hardwood+Buffalo Horn+Shell
Handle Material : Hardwood+Genuine Rayskin Tsuba : Copper, 75*75*5mm

Notes:
1) The sword will go with a free sword bag, spare Mekugies(bamboo nails) and a display stand.

2) Our products are 100% handmade, so specification varies slightly from sword to sword. We appreciate your understanding.

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