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Ancient Sword Tsuba(Picture Appreciation)

Ancient Sword Tsuba(Picture Appreciation)

zhang 15/10/2018 0
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Can swords cut each other?

Can swords cut each other?

zhang 12/10/2018 0
The sword of the cold weapon era is very delicate. A well-trained warrior is unwilling to strike his sword blade against his opponent's weapons. The block of Japanese Kendo is to use the back of the sword and try to avoid any form of frontal impact unless it is a last resort.  Ancient cold weapons in China’s Sui and Tang Dynasties and even Han have...
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Exquisite Sword Guards (Picture Appreciation)

Exquisite Sword Guards (Picture Appreciation)

zhang 10/10/2018 0
     These are all European style sword guards above, as for Chinese swords and Japanese katana swords, the more practical it is, the smaller the sword guard (tsuba) is. The bronze swords almost have no guard in the Spring and Autumn Period and Warring States period. In the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the guards are very simple, while hand guards in th...
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The Samurai (侍)

The Samurai (侍)

zhang 08/10/2018 0
Samurai (侍) (or bushi) were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan, which included land redistribution and heavy new taxes meant to support an elaborate Chinese-style empire. To defend their riches, Japanese feudal lords hired the first samurai warriors, or "bushi."  The samurai were originally meant “those who s...
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Tsukuri-Komi (Shape)-Japanese Swords

Tsukuri-Komi (Shape)-Japanese Swords

zhang 29/09/2018 0
Katana ( Standard size sword or long sword)Shinogi-zukuriShoubu-zukuri ( Iris Leaf Shape ) - Rare U-no-kubi zukuri ( Rare )Hira-zukuri ( Very rare )  Wakizashi ( Short sword )Shinogi-zukuri Shoubu-zukuri ( Rare )U-no-kubi zukuri ( Rare )Hira-zukuri ( Rare )1/2 Hira-zukuri & 1/2 Shinogi-zukuri  Tanto ( Dagger )Hira-zukuri ( Most common form of Tanto...
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A Tanto (tantō, 短刀,

A Tanto (tantō, 短刀, "short sword")

zhang 27/09/2018 1
A Tanto (tantō, 短刀, "short sword") is one of the traditionally-made Japanese weapons that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan. The tanto is a type of dagger with a length between 15 and 30 cm (6–12 inches).   During the period of feudal Japan, it was more common for a Samurai to carry a tachi and tanto combination before the daisho combi...
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Which is your favorite cold weapon in popular movies?

Which is your favorite cold weapon in popular movies?

zhang 25/09/2018 0
Action movies are an important branch of film and TV drama, attracting a large number of fans with its fierce action, strong attack. The cold weapon is used as a percussion prop, adding a lot lustre to the film. Have you noticed those cold weapons? 1. Nepalese scimitar Nepalese scimitar is a world-famous cold weapon. It is easy to grasp and does no...
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The function of blood grooves on a sword

The function of blood grooves on a sword

zhang 21/09/2018 0
1. Weight reduction:The sword was used in the battlefield in ancient. If the sword is too heavy, it is not conducive to kill the enemy flexibly.  2. Saving materials:The ancient iron-smelting technology is backward and the steel output is extremely low. The blood grooves (BO-HI) on the sword can save the materials. The large blood grooves can save ...
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