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 L6 steel, and it has been laminated in a Maru configuration(Single type mono steel). Differential hardened and clay tempered, Oil quenched and polished.
This blade has been tried and tested to cut everything that gets in its way. The Sori (Blade curvature) is specially crafted to create leverage in order to perform the smoothest and cleanest cuts.
The saguha 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 oil 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 oil 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 oil 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 shaped shinogi-zukuri, and with chu kissaki and real yokoto; it was well defined with the hamon going all the way through the Boshi. Koshirae: The Tsuba (guard), made of blacked carbon steel. Fuchi (sleeve) of the sword is made of blacked mix steel, Kashira (buttcap) made of black horn. The Habiki (blade collar) is a one piece brass construction.
Two Seppas (spacer) secure the Tsuba. Tsuka: The Tsuka (handle) core is wooden and it is tightly wrapped over genuine Ray skin (Samegawa) with leather Ito. The Tang of the sword is secured by two Mekugi (peg). You can unassembled the blade from the handle by taking out 2 pegs.
Saya: The saya (sheath) of the sword is hard wooden with high quality lacquer be matte. A high quality Silk Sageo has been tied around the Kurikata (knob) of the scabbard.
The koiguchi +knob+kojiri made of real black horn fixed on saya. For customized items products that have been personalized with special orders, the return will not be accepted, unless the product was the wrong specification from what was ordered. In terms of cancellation on custom orders, we may accept it only if there are unavoidable circumstances. Restricted or prohibited import goods vary in county. Importing swords regardless of sharpened or unsharpened may be prohibited by your country.We are sale handmade CN swords, JP swords and other crafts weapons etc. We'll try to provide you with best service and best prices!
All items we sell are Brand New from my factory. We'll try to provide you with the great service, best prices and best quality. St-nihonto offer customization options All our standard blades are available with customization options, where you can choose from our options.
We also can customization the blade's shape or structure for you if you give us detailed specifications, in addition, in order to make your sword more unique, we can engrave your name, simple symbol or something else you want on the blade. Anyway, we can customize ANY blades!!!
The item "CLAY TEMPERED L6 STEEL BLADE JAPANESE KATANA SWORD TENSHO STYLE TSUKAMAKI HANDLE" is in sale since Tuesday, December 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "st-nihonto" and is located in longquan.This item can be shipped worldwide.