This sword design fllowed the sword of "Yongle". Yongle was a hero of the third Ming Dynasty emperor Yongle (1402-1424), who moved the Capital City of China from Nanjing to the present location of Beijing. The blade of the Jian sword has been constructed from Damascus folded carbon steel with no hi, giving the blade clearly visible folding patterns. The hamon is authentic all the way up to the tip by clay tempered. Blade and handle made of one block of steel without welding. It features a brass ..