Clay Tempered Japanese Tanto Samurai Dragon Sword 1095 Carbon Steel Sharp Blade
This tanto is has been constructed from 1095 High Carbon steel in a Maru style. In accordance with Japanese tradition, the blade has been treated with a clay covering, the hamon is authentic all the way up to the tip. The blade comes full tang and sharp. The Tsuba begins with a brass one piece Habaki. Two brass Seppas secure the blade of the sword. The Tsuba is dragon design made with brass. The tsuka has very tight hinerimaki (handle wrapping) using brown synthetic ito over genuine black samegawa ray skin. The Saya has been constructed from hard wood with a black matt finish. Sage-O has been tied around the bright copper Kurigaga (knob) of the scabbard. The Koiguchi has been hardened. It has been sharpened. It also features a chu kissaki and medium sori, giving the sword a very good balance. It is durable enough for cutting tameshigiri, fresh bamboo, slice paper etc.
Clay tempered Japanese Tanto Samurai Dragon Sword 1095 Carbon Steel Sharp Blade Feature:
- Clay tempered 1095 high carbon steel
- Hand forged real hamon on blade
- NO HI (blood groove) on the blade
- The Tang is secured by two Mekugi (pegs)
- Brass dragon design tsuba
- Brass habaki and Seppas
- Black genuine Ray skin Samegawa
- Brown tsuka-ito with Hineri-maki wrap
- Black matt finish hard wood saya with brown sageo
- Can be fully disassembled and assembled
- Can cut the bamboo trees (fresh), tatami or slice paper
- Comes with a free sword bag and certificate of authenticity.
Over Length: 19.9"
Blade Length: 11.8"
NOTE: If you do not like the color or Mountings on this sword, please click HERE to choose different mountings.
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