Chinese Goujian Sword 8 Sided Folded Steel Double Edged Sharp Blade Hand Carving Mountings
The Jian sword or Chinese straight sword is probably one of the weapons that greatly represent the Chinese swordsmanship. It is a straight, double-edged sword that has been utilized since the last 2,500 years in the country. The Jian is a common weapon used by the heroes in martial arts movies but in folklore, it is considered as a Gentleman of Weapons; It is also known as one of the primary weapons of the Chinese together with the staff, spear, and the saber.
This historical Jian sword has a double-edged straight blade measuring 64 centimeters. This eight sided Jian is made with very tough and flexible folded steel which has a superior heat treatment. It features 8,192 layers of steel, giving the blade visible hada. The blade is full tang, functional and battle ready. Its guard, scabbard mouth and kashira are all made of brass with hand carving patterns. Wooden handle core is tightly wrapped with black rope. This piece will be a delight for any collector whether he’ll use it for test cutting or for training in martial arts, or even as marvelous addition to your display.
Chinese Goujian Sword 8 Sided Folded Steel Double Edge Sharp Blade Hand Carving Mountings Features:
- HanBon Forge Sword of Goujian (剑)
- Condition: Brand New
- Handmade damascus folded steel
- Hand polishing, hand sharping
- Heated treated, oil quenched
- Beautiful folded pattern on the steel
- Imported Lapacho wooden scabbard
- Wooden handle core wrapped with black rope
- Hand carving brass mountings
- Uses: Iaito / Cutting Practice / Display
- Free sword bag and certificate of authenticity
Overall Length: 90 cm
Blade Length: 64 cm
Handle Length: 21 cm
Blade Width: 4.5 cm
Blade Thickness: 0.9 cm
Weight (with scabbard): 1.9 kg
Weight (without scabbard): 1.3 kg
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