Little Crow Katana Japanese Samurai Sword Double Edge Folded Steel Light Cutting--Ryan1123
This katana is forged in kissaki moroha zukuri, one of the less common forms of Japanese swords. The upper half of the sword is double-edged and ends in a symmetrical kissaki. It features two blade grooves, a bo-hi or a wide groove and a so-hi or a narrow groove. This blade geometry and with the added grooves result in a light and agile blade. The kissaki moroha zukuri is an old blade form and may have been a transition between the Japanese double-edged sword and the tachi.
The blade is made of folded steel, folding grains are clearly visible. The tsuka is made of hardwood, wrapped with genuine rayskin annd synthetic silk ito. The saya is made of hardwood. The tsuba, fuchi and kashira are made of alloy. This sword is fully customisable
Blue Blade Katana Japanese Samurai Sword 1095 High Carbon Steel Blade Sharp Light Cutting--Ryan1283
The blade is made of 1095 high carbon steel and sharpened. The color film on the blade is solid. The tsuka is made of hardwood, wrapped with genuine rayskin and synthetic silk ito. The saya is made of hardwood. Tsuba, fuchi and kashira are made of alloy. The sword is fully customisable.
42" Clay Tempered Katana Japanese Sword 1095 High Carbon Steel Iron Tsuba Light Cutting--Ryan1282
The sword is designed for light cutting, the cutting edge is very thin and razor sharp. The saya is made of hardwood and with piano lacquer. Koiguchi and kurigata are polished black buffalo horn. The tsuka is made of hardwood and wrapped with genuine rayskin. The tsuba, fuchi and kashira are iron and with dragon motif.
Katana Japanese Samurai Sword 1095 High Carbon Steel Razor Sharp for Light Cutting--Ryan1270The blade is designed for light cutting such as cutting tatami, it's hira zukuri without niku, the cutting edge is very thin so it's razor sharp. It can't be used to cut hard targets, the thin edge is easy to chip if cut hard targets. Please see cutting test vedio under pictures. The blade is full tang, the handle is wrapped with white genuine rayskin and brown synthetic silk ito. The tsuba, fuchi and kashira are iron. Saya is made of hardwood and polished buffalo horn is used as koiguchi. The sword is well-balanced and assembled tightly. The sword is fully customizable, the fittings can be changed.
Blue Katana Folded Steel Japanese Sword Blue Blade Iron Tsuba Light Cutting Sharp--Ryan1256
Ryan1256 is an entry-level katana. The blade is made of folded 1060 carbon steel which was through-hardened. Being through-hardened means that the blade does not have a natural hamon but the folding process during the forging of the blade means that it has a beautiful grain pattern which is highlighted by its oxidized, blue coating. The coating also adds corrosion protection on the blade. Through-hardened blades are suited for novice practitioners or backyard cutters as they can take botched cuts better.
This blade has a shinogi zukuri geometry with a bohi. The tsuba is made of blackened iron while the habaki and seppa are blackened brass. The fuchi, kashira and menuki are also plain black. The tsuka has rayskin panels painted with blue lacquer. The saya is made of wood with smooth, metallic, blue lacquer.
Folded Steel Blue Blade UNOKUBI-ZUKURI Genuine Rayskin Saya--Ryan1226
Ryan1226 is a katana whose blade is of the unokubi-zukuri geometry. This blade type is usually common in shorter blades like tanto. The blade of this sword is made of through-hardened, folded 1060 steel with bluish-red, oxidized coating. This coating adds corrosion resistance to the blade. It has two grooves, a bo-hi (wide groove) and a so-hi (narrow groove) which terminates in the middle portion of the blade. The black fuchi, kashira and tsuba are made of iron. The tsuka is hardwood with black rayskin panels and blue, synthetic leather ito in katatemaki wrap. The saya has a partial wrap of green rayskin with polished, buffalo horn koiguchi, kurikata and kojiri.
Katana Clay Tempered Double Hamon Kanmuri-Otoshi Zukuri Light Cutting--Ryan12131) The sword will go with a free sword bag and a pair of spare Mekugies(bamboo nails).
2) Our products are 100% handmade, so specification varies slightly from sword to sword. We appreciate your understanding.
Black Mamba katana Kogarasu-Maru 9260 Spring Steel Clay Tempered--Ryan1210
The black mamba is a highly venomous snake endemic to Africa. It got its name from its dark coloration and black mouth which gives it a very deadly look. Ryan1210 is a katana with a black theme and with a lethal look as the snake from which it is named after. The tsuba, fuchi and kashira are made of blackened brass with a snake design. The habaki and seppa are also blackened brass. The tsuka is hardwood wrapped with black rayskin and black suede ito. Suede is a tough material which helps make an excellent grip on the handle of the sword. The saya is matte black with a partial wrap of unpolished black rayskin. It also has black buffalo horn koiguchi, kojiri and kurikata.
The blade is made of differentially-hardened 9260 spring steel with kissaki moroha zukuri geometry. This unique blade form is a rare and old style of sword and may be a transition between the Japanese double-edged sword and the tachi. One of the famous swords with the kissaki moroha zukuri style is the Kogarasu Maru or "Little Crow" which was forged sometime in the early Heian or late Nara period. The Kogarasu Maru is a treasure of the Taira Clan and now a part of the Japanese imperial collection.
Folded Steel Reddish Black Blade Katana Japanese Sword Dragon Tsuba Light Cutting--Ryan890Ryan890 has a blade made of folded 1060 maru in shinogi zukuri geometry. It has a bohi and the blade is finished with reddish black coat which covers the folded steel hada of the blade. This coating also makes the blade more resistant to corrosion. The fittings are made of brass and the tsuba has an intricate dragon design. The saya is made clear-lacquered, brown, hardwood and its very nice wood grain together with the brown, cotton ito very well complements the coating of the blade. The koiguchi, kurikata and kojiri are made of polished, black buffalo horn.
Damascus Katana Folded Steel Reddish Black Blade Copper Snake Tsuba Light Cutting--Ryan3391) 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.
Handmade Folded Steel Katana Japanese Samurai Sword Reddish Black Blade Light Cutting--Ryan204
The blade is made of folded steel, it's full tang and sharpened. It has a bohi running from habaki to kissaki. Grains of folding steel are highlighted after coloring. The handle is made of hardwood and wrapped with genuine rayskin and synthetic silk ito. The saya is made of hardwood. The tsuba, fuchi and kashira are made of iron. The sword has a beautiful shape, well-balanced and assembled tightly. The sword is fully customizable.
Black Blade Katana Japanese Sword Folded Steel Musashi Tsuba Light Cutting--Ryan305Tsuki Ga nai Yoru no Ken “Sword of the Moonless Night”
A sword of an “almost-all-black” theme, this sword is rightly called the “Sword of the Moonless Night” or Tsuki Ga nai Yoru no Ken. The blade is made of folded steel coated in oxidized black coating. The forge-folding of the steel adds aesthetics as it highlights a grain pattern or “hada” on the blade while the oxidized black coating makes the blade more resistant to corrosion. The seppa and habaki are made of blackened brass and the same or rayskin, ito, sageo and saya are also black. The saya has a matte finish making it less prone to leave fingerprint marks. The double-ring tsuba, fuchi and kashira is made of cast brass. The menuki is a brass colored dragon in katatemaki wrap which accentuates the black tsuka.
The blade has a bo-hi (wide grove) to make the blade a little lighter compared to blades with no bo-hi without compromising its strenght. The bo-hi also helps produce a “tachikaze” or the whistling sound when the sword is swung.
Additional Specifics of the sword are as follows: