The blade of the Jian has been constructed from forge damascus folded steel, highly hand polished and hand sharpened. The blade is full tang with two blood grooves. The handle core is made of wood which is tightly wrapped with light brown silk cord tied in the traditional "X" pattern. The hand guard is robust and made of alloy. The scabbard is masterfully made with dark ebony wood, with the wood contouring to the shape of the sword. This sword is sharpened to allow for cutting exercises.Chinese ..
This Jian sword is constructed by forging and folding 1060 carbon steel together 13 times. This process is carried out until there are up 8192 layers, creating beautiful grain like patterns in the steel. Using the fold forging method was to tranaform iron in to high quality steel and make the blade more strong. The Bo-Hi (blood groove) is to lighten the blade. The handle core is made of wood, with light brown silk cord tightly wrapped around the handle in the traditional "X" pattern. The guard a..
The sword jian is 100% pure hand forged by using traditional hand forged methods: heated treated, oil quenching, tempering, sharping. The Blade is made of high quality folded pattern steel with exquisite craftsmanship copper guard (tsuba) and fittings, the handle (tsuka) is made of top quality ebony. Short Jian Chinese Sword (Yudi jian) Damascus Folded Pattern Steel Ebony Scabbard Pure Copper Fitting Features:HanBon Forge Short Chinese Sword JianHand forged 8-side folded pattern steel blade..