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19 Jan Double-edged katana
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  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..
02 Dec PRECAUTIONS FOR CARING FOR A KATANA
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  The traditional Japanese katana is one of the most popular swords in the world. It is owned by martial arts practitioners and collectors, has a single-edged curved blade, and is usually made of high carbon steel. However, like other swords, the ..
27 Nov WHAT IS THE JAPANESE BOKKEN?
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  Japan has played an important role in the practice of swordsmiths in the world. Since the feudal era of the region, the swordsmiths here have created a variety of high-quality swords and blade weapons. Although most people are familiar with kata..
23 Nov Some things you don’t know about traditional Japanese swords
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Japan has a long history of swordsmanship, which can be traced back several centuries. During the period of feudal rule, swordsmanship gradually improved, and swords became stronger and stronger. Today, Japan is considered a leader in the manufacture..
16 Nov The difference between koshirae and shirasaya
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  It is not uncommon for samurai to carry their swords and store them in a special enclosure accessory. For example, they usually don't use obi (obi) to wear a katana with a living blade directly on their waist. Instead, they put the katana on an ..
12 Nov About polishing the Japanese samurai sword
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A traditional Japanese sword is not complete because the blade has been forged, the metal has cooled, and the soil has been removed. Polishing is a key step to complete a sword. To learn more about polished Japanese swords and how to make them, ple..
03 Nov Bronze Sword VS Iron Sword VS Steel Sword
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The sword is one of the most iconic weapons in history. It is classified as a long-bladed weapon used for logging and/or thrust, and its history can be traced back to 1600 BC. Although swords are made of many metals, the most common ones include bro..
24 Sep Two types of Japanese saya
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Like most swords, traditional Japanese swords are usually stored in saya. When the samurai does not use his sword, he will hide it. This has several purposes, one of which is to protect the sword from damage. If there is no sheath, the sword will be ..
02 Sep Why the japanese sword is folded during production
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Forging a traditional Japanese sword is a methodical process that takes several days to complete. The sword-making process begins with the manufacture of steel in a large melting furnace that mixes wrought iron and pig iron. The steel is then separa..
18 Aug The folding process of the japanese sword
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The katana is undoubtedly one of the most prolific and well-known swords in the world. From Asia to North America, countless people have collected this iconic sword or used it in martial arts based on swordsmanship. This is partly because of the high..
14 Aug Myths about japanese sword
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The katana is undoubtedly one of the most famous swords in the world. It uses a curved single-edged blade, which has become synonymous with high-quality craftsmanship. However, there is a lot of misinformation on the topic of katana. In this articl..
06 Aug Polishing the japanese sword
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A traditional Japanese sword is not complete because the blade has been forged, the metal has cooled, and the soil has been removed. Polishing is a key step to complete a sword.   You might think that polishing Japanese swords is a quick and simple..
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