All of our katanas are being handcrafted upon order!! Welcome to our Iaito Katana Collection!! Swords that have been especially picked and created to be fun and use in training.
All swords in the Value Katana collection are. For those interested in looking at full Authentic Japanese Katanas, please look at our.A Japanese sword, or nihonto. Is one of the traditional bladed weapons (nihonto) of Japan. The katana is generally defined as the standard size moderately curved (as opposed to the older "tachi" style featuring more curvature) Japanese sword with a blade length greater than 60 cm (23.6 inches). Samurai Katana are characterized by its distinctive appearance. A curved, slender, single edged blade, circular or squared guard, and long grip to accommodate two hands. Try comparing other katanas available at these prices and you'll quickly notice the quality is far higher than those of other sellers. Built to last, these pieces are sure to bring a measure of Asian Decor to your home. Some swords available in Long, Short, or Double variations. Wood Sword Stand is also available! Some customization work may be done, with all alterations being completed by a local craftsman inside the famous 790 year old sword making town- SEKI.
All measurements are only approximate! Length, size and weight may slightly change for each sword because they are individually made by the sword maker.
Hand-crafted Metal-cast Flex Resistant Zinc Aluminum Alloy. In modern times the most commonly known type of Japanese sword is the Shinogi-Zukuri katana, which is a single-edged and usually curved long sword traditionally worn by samurai from the 15th century onwards. Other types of Japanese swords include: tsurugi or ken, which is a double-edged sword; oudachi, nodachi, tachi, which are older styles of a very long single-edged sword; wakizashi, a medium sized sword; and the tanto which is an even smaller knife sized sword.Although they are pole-mounted weapons, the naginata and yari are considered part of the nihontou family due to the methods by which they are forged. Modern, authentic nihontou are made by a few hundred swords smiths. Many examples can be seen at an annual competition hosted by the All Japan Swords smith Association, under the auspices of the Nihontou Bunka Shinkou Kyoukai (Society for the promotion of Japanese Sword Culture). With our centers established in Osaka and Kyoto the heart of Japan?
S Old World Tradition, we now at long last venture into the world market with hopes of sharing a piece of our heritage with you. We thank you for you patronage and look forward to your continued business. The item "Authentic Limited Version Iai Katana Sword Yagyu (Sword Stand Included)" is in sale since Sunday, November 2, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "shinobiya" and is located in Osaka.
This item can be shipped worldwide.