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Shapes of Tang tips of Katana Swords (Nakago-Jiri)

Shapes of Tang tips of Katana Swords (Nakago-Jiri)

zhang 28/11/2018 0
The shape of the tang is known as "Nakago-Jiri". Most tangs which are "suriage" (cut off or shortened) will have "kiri" nakago-jiri. Followings are shapes of tang tips of katana swords.  * The Kurijiri is a rounded tang tip. Composed primarily of a single line.  * Haagari is asymmetrcally round, two rounded lines are meeting at one point. Usually o...
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Shapes of Japanese sword tang (nakago)

Shapes of Japanese sword tang (nakago)

zhang 26/11/2018 0
There are two and nearly equal parts to a Japanese sword, the polished blade and the nakago. The tang or the part of the blade that goes into the handle (tsuka) or pole is called a nakago. The shape of the nakago and the style of filing has distinct features depending on the age and school of swordsmanship, making it just as important in the authen...
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Major forms of hamon on katana sword

Major forms of hamon on katana sword

zhang 23/11/2018 0
In swordsmithing, hamon (刃文 hamon) (from Japanese, literally "blade pattern") is a result of the differential hardening process (quenching and tempering) on blade. The hamon is the outline of the hardened zone (yakiba) which contains the cutting edge (ha). Suguha (straight) and Midare (wavy) are two main classifications of hamon. There are many typ...
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DaDao Swords(Picture Appreciation)

DaDao Swords(Picture Appreciation)

zhang 19/11/2018 0
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What kind of ancient traditional weapons frightened the enemy in China?

What kind of ancient traditional weapons frightened the enemy in China?

zhang 16/11/2018 0
Tang Dao sword Like the Tang Dynasty, Tang Dao sword is known as the peak cold weapon in the history of China's cold weapons. It features narrow and straight blade, small tsuba, long handle, excellent cutting performance. It has a great influence on the swords of the later generations.    Huan Shou Dao Huan Shou Dao comes from the Han Dynasty with ...
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What kind of swords are made with modern technology?

What kind of swords are made with modern technology?

zhang 14/11/2018 1
Sword weapons made with modern technology are very beautiful. Compared to traditional handmade swords, they look flawless.           Want a unique sword? Feel free to contact us: Phone: 086 13739276006 Email: sales@hanbonforge.com Website: www.hanbonforge.com Custom Sword Page: www.hanbonforge.com/CUSTOM-SWORDS/Custom-Your-Own-Swords...
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Strange Ancient Weapons (Picture Appreciation)

Strange Ancient Weapons (Picture Appreciation)

zhang 12/11/2018 0
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Double edged sword vs single edge

Double edged sword vs single edge

zhang 09/11/2018 0
"Double-edged sword", as a metaphor, has always been linked with "cuts both ways", meaning it can (figuratively) hurt both the person attacked and the attacker. In European tradition, swords are made with double edged. In Japanese tradition, however, a sword like a katana is a single edged blade. What advantages/disadvantages does a double-edge swo...
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