This O-kissaki katana has a blade made of through-hardened 1095 high carbon steel in unokubi zukuri geometry. Unokubi zukuri geometry results in a light and agile blade. A through-hardened, high carbon steel blade is capable of handling botched and bad cuts. The fittings of this blade are made of copper with a bird theme. The tsuba has a detailed image of a phoenix, a mythical bird which symbolizes rebirth. The tsuka has a hardwood core with white rayskin and wrapped with red, synthetic silk ito. The saya is also made of hardwood painted with black lacquer in glossy finish with red sageo.
|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) : 2.3cm||Sori(curve) : 1.9cm|
|Kasane(thickness at habaki) : 7.5mm||Sakikasane(thickness at yokote) : 3mm|
|Blade : Maru, 1095 High Carbon Steel||Saya Material : Hardwood|
|Handle Material : Hardwood+Genuine Rayskin||Tsuba : Brass|
1) The sword will go with a free sword bag and spare Mekugies(bamboo nails).
2) The display stand and packing box aren't included.
3) Our products are 100% handmade, so specification varies slightly from sword to sword. We appreciate your understanding.