This Shirasaya sword is fully handmade by HonBon Forge with traditional technology. It is Damascus folded steel blade with special treated, which was made by repeatedly heating, hammering and folding the metal, creating subtle and visible layers on blade. The process of folding metal is to improve the strength of blade. Blue color on the surface of blade is made by electroplating, this not only looks beautiful but also can prevent the blade from rusting.There is a long bo hi (blood grooves) on e..
This sword WAKIZASHI is made of folded steel with 13 times folding to create the 8192 layers, it has a great hardness and flexibility. It is a very strong sword made with traditional methods for multiple applications. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The full tang blade has long HI(blood groove) on each side and a Chu-kissaki on the top. The blade is hand polished and hand sharpened by 12 steps which create the surface of the bl..