Handforged red blade wave tsuba. Battle ready folded blade clay tempered red wooden shirasaya katana sharp sword. Condition: Brand new & can be fully disassembled and assembled. True redwooden with black ox horn.
Blade Materia l: folded blade c lay tempered. Blade Width (near Habaki): 1.26 inch / 3.2cm. Blade Width (near Kissaki): 0.91 inch / 2.3cm. Habaki: made of brass -Saya (Scabbard) : true redwooden with black ox horn.Notes: 1: Package Includes: katana Sword with Katana Bag. 2: The display stand is NOT included. 3: Our products are 100% handmade, so specification varies slightly from sword to sword, please understand. The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Full hand forged and full hand polished. The blade was made of 1075 high carbon folded steel, and it has been laminated in a pucker configuration(Damascus steel). Differential hardened and clay tempered, water quenched and polished. This blade has been hand polished with multiple grade sharpen stone by Japanese method, which made the surface of the blade like a mirror, the blade is also very sharp. The blade without a Bo-Hi (Blood Groove) in the genuine traditionally forged folded steel. This means that the hand-fired carbon steel is folded a full 11 times to produce 2048 layers.
The higher quantity of layers provides more unique and mystical lines patterns, which defines and displays the craftsman's experience and knowledge of traditional metallurgy passed down from generation to generation. Only the utmost skilled bladesmiths and polishers can bring out the beauty blade.
During the forging process, all of the slags and impurities of the carbon steel are burned off and forged folded to an uncompromised strength with an very sharp cutting edge. The hamon pattern is done in the same process as the traditional method. Harden the edge is by using the special clay wrapping the blade then put in water to quench.It requires a lot of skills. The fire temperature can not be too high or too low it needs to be well controlled by the sword smith. The blade is then put into water for quenching. The blade shape is done this process creates beautiful hamon hada and Martensite (grains) on the blade surface. Clay to protect the edge and quenched in water to temper the mune or spine of the sword. The hardness of the Carbon Steel measures at an impressive HRC on the Rockwell Scale. The perfect combination of the hardness of the edge steel, and the increased Sori (curvature of the blade), enables this high quality blade to easily cut through tatami straw mats or bamboo for Tameshigiri. This blade comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword. The tip of the blade is a Chu Kissaki (medium length). It was well defined with the hamon going all the way through the Boshi. You can track the status by visiting EMS website. We accept swords of any customization. We have a full variety of choices for fittings. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese".
The seller is "ninja-katana" and is located in this country: CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.