Twin Dragon Han Jian-Handmade Chinese Sword Double Edge Octahedral Blade Brass Fittings--sgl6013
The Jian is a Chinese double-edged straightsword. The earliest records of a jian dates back to the 7th century BCE. The first jians were mostly made of bronze and then progressed to iron and then steel with advances in metallurgy. The jian's form varied slightly during the different dynasties in China but with the main feature of being double-edged and straight retained.
This product is a beautiful reproduction of the sword in the Han dynasty (B.C 202-A.D 220). The blade is made of folded steel and octahedral, folding grains are clearly visible. The handle is designed to be held by one hand and is made of hardwood wrapped in red and black nylon cord. The handle ends in a flat, handmade brass pommel. The handguard is handmade, hollow cutting with twin dragons. It’s brass as well as the ornaments in the scabbard. The motif on fittings is from Han Dynasty. The scabbard is made of Chinese redwood.
The sword is functional, it’s an art work for collection.
|Shipping Weight : 2.0kg||Blade Material : Folded Steel|
|Blade Length : 76cm||Handle Length : 25cm|
|Width at Handguard : 3.5cm||Thickness at Handguard : 8.0mm|
|Width near Tip : 2.0cm||Thickness near Tip : 3.0mm|
|POB : 10cm||Weight without Scabbard : 1000g|
|Fitting Material : Brass||Scabbard : Ebony|