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5 Benefits of Carbon Steel Swords

5 Benefits of Carbon Steel Swords

zhang 28/02/2022 0
The material from which a sword is made plays an important role in its quality and performance. In addition to stone, some of the world's first swords were made of bronze. Shortly thereafter, swordsmiths began making blades out of iron, followed by steel. However, another common material used to make swords is carbon steel, which contains both steel and carbon.  #1) Strong Blade Firs...
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How the shape and form of Japanese swords evolved

How the shape and form of Japanese swords evolved

zhang 21/02/2022 0
The katana is one of the most popular and recognized swords in the world. Regardless of your expertise in historical swords, you probably know that it has a curved blade. In feudal Japan, swordsmiths created various swords with curved blades to achieve more effective weapons. Swords with curved edges are easier to draw and have a better angle of attack than straight-edged swords.Howe...
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The difference between Korean swords and Japanese swords

The difference between Korean swords and Japanese swords

zhang 15/02/2022 0
Few regions have had as much influence on the centuries-old craftsmanship of swords as Japan and Korea. Whether you practice swordsmanship in martial arts, or if you're a collector who appreciates quality blades, you'll see similar elements in both regions. How Japan Influenced Korean Swordsmanship Some people think that modern Korean swords are just "replicas" of Japanese swords, bu...
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Double-edged katana

Double-edged katana

zhang 19/01/2022 0
 Traditionally, most true katana produced in feudal Japan had a single curved edge and square guard. It was the weapon of choice for the samurai of the era, many of whom carried the katana wherever they went. But Japanese swordsmiths made several different katana swords there, including the double-edged katana. What is a double-edged katana? Like all double-edged swords, the double-e...
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Different types of japanese koshirae

Different types of japanese koshirae

zhang 12/01/2022 0
In addition to being prized for their superior quality, traditional Japanese swords were often revered for their ornate decorations, including those on the koshirae. Koshirae is somewhat of a catch-all term that covers all ornate mountings in which a sword is carried and stored. Not to be confused with shirasaya -- an undecorated wooden mount -- koshirae emphasized aesthetics to crea...
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What is the difference between KATANA and UCHIGATANA?

What is the difference between KATANA and UCHIGATANA?

zhang 31/12/2021 0
 Katana and uchigatana are two of the most popular and well-known traditional Japanese swords. They originated in the feudal period of the area and were carried and used by warriors. Both the katana and the uchigatana have similar designs, including curved blades, but there are some obvious differences between the two swords that should not be ignored. So, what is the difference betw...
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Japanese sword introduction--Japanese Saber Sword

Japanese sword introduction--Japanese Saber Sword

zhang 25/12/2021 0
 Saber is a type of traditional Japanese swords, which began in 1868 and was produced for military use after the samurai era. For this island country, this is a critical period, because its historical culture that emphasizes samurai armor, weapons, and ideology has gradually matured in favor of Western influence culture.In the countless changes that have taken place in Japanese cultu...
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Overview of scabbard and its working principle

Overview of scabbard and its working principle

zhang 20/12/2021 0
The sword is rarely worn directly on a person's body. Usually, they are placed in a long sheath, and then the sheath is worn on the waist or back of a person. This accessory, called the scabbard (saya), proved to be crucial for several reasons.  Protects Against Self-Injury One of the reasons for putting the sword in the sheath is to prevent self-injury. Even after returning to feuda...
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