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Dealers and restoration services, worldwide weapons, armor and fittings.

Weapons / armor dealers and restorers from around the worl

Ryujin Swords, England based. Swords & Polearms, Accessories, Fittings, Restoration & Polishing Supplies, Armour & Armour fittings Services, Japanese Art & Artefacts, Books.

Tsukamaki.net. In 1987, with the guidance of Dr.W.Y.Takahashi, Sensei, I began a three year intensive study/apprenticeship of the restoration and preservation techniques of John Grimmitt and Takahiro Ichinose, concentrating my research on Tsukamaki and Japanese Lacquerware, from the fall of '91 until the spring of '96, I performed all of the tsuka restoration work for the Fred Lohman Company. Thomas L Buck

Japanese sword polishing by David Hofhine. I have been studying traditional Japanese sword polishing since 1988. All work is done by me personally working completely by hand using traditional Japanese stones and methods. I often spend up to three weeks working on a single blade. Many of my clients actually feel that my current work is superior to what they have gotten from Japan. www.swordpolisher...

Robert Benson is one of a small number of American experts on Japanese sword polishing. He studied sword polishing & appraisal under three top teachers. In 1967, Mr. Benson polished a naginata and entered the annual polishing competition sponsored by Nippon Bijitsu Token Hozon Kyokai ( The Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords). His sword took the Dorokusho, ( Diligent Endeavor Award), an honor never before granted a foreigner. www.bushidojapane...

Ford Hallam holds a unique position in the world of fine art metalwork. He is the only non-native artist to have been adopted into Japan’s ancient decorative metalworking tradition. Having dedicated himself to the mastery of its techniques and materials he is widely acknowledged as the leading Western authority on the technical aspects of this work. www.fordhallam.com/

Japanese sword polishing and sales. My website started first and foremost as an educational website. I never expected sales and emails on this site to get to the point that it is today. Polishing swords is what I prefer, with over 25 years of experience and dedication to this art you can count on my integrity, professionalism, passion and honesty to work with new and old clients every day. Moses Becerra. www.nihontoantiqu...

Kinokuniya, Japanese armor and swords, Japan based. If you are interested in our items please contact us by e-mail. After confirmation such as having stock or not and shipping cost, if a purchase is decided on we will inform you of our bank account number for a wire transfer. After receipt of payment confirmation we will ship items by EMS along with an EMS tracking number. Please refer for any questions by e-mail. www.kinokuniya.tv/

Honjin, fine samurai antiques, armor and swords, Japan based. samurai-gallary.c...

Japanese sword restoration, US based. In addition to being the manufacturer of quality Japanese sword parts and supplies, we provide professional sword restoration and repairs. We are the NUMBER ONE SOURCE for materials and services used to upgrade and repair genuine Japanese swords, Chinese (repro's) and other 'Japanese style' swords. www.japanese-swor...

Custom Japanese sword fittings, Italy based. I make Japanese sword’s fittings such as Tsuba, Fuchi, Kashira and all the parts in metal that makes the sword’s Koshirae. I can make custom fittings, please use the CONTACT form to have a quotation. If for any reason the contact form isn’t working, you can reach me through my facebook page. Thank you very much for your interest in my work. Kind Regards, Lorenzo Amati. lorenzoamati.tumb...

Japanese Swords & Tsukamaki, (hilt wrapping), US based. Tsukamaki (hilt wrapping) Restoration/Preservation Translation of signature Buy, sell, and trade www.montanairon.c...

Japanese armor, China based. "LANWU.ANCIENT ART". Armor and equipment, Buddhist art, ancient arts and crafts. Ebay shop (stores.ebay.com/...) www.lwarmor.com/

Japanese swords and fittings, Japan based. "Aoi Japanese sword shop". www.aoijapan.com/

Antique Japanese Samurai Armour Sales and Restoration Services, UK based. Welcome to Nihon-No-Katchu, which translates as Armour Of Japan. The site is owned and operated by me, Dave Thatcher. For the past nine years I have been studying the art of Japanese Samurai Armour restoration. I now am able to offer my services on a commercial basis, hence the implementation of this website. www.nihon-no-katc...

Japanese armor restoration, UK based. Welcome to my Japanese Samurai arms and armour restoration website. My name is Robert Soanes and I have studied under one of the finest master armourers (Katchushi or Yoroishi) in Japan, Mr Nishioka Fumio and also his wife Mrs Nishioka Chizuru, an expert in the field of ‘Kumihimo’ or hand woven silk braids and traditional dyeing techniques. katchushi.com/...

Japanese armor, Italy based. The works that you will find in my gallery have been chosen very carefully for their quality, rarity and conservation status: If you are looking for Japanese armor, or more particularly of samurai armor browse the online catalog, choose from the categories in the bar menu above, you are of course invited to contact me for any kind of information. See you soon, Giuseppe Piva. www.giuseppepiva....

Japanese armor, Japan based. Based in the centre of Kyoto, the old capital of Japan for over 1200 years, I am an antique dealer with over 20 years experience working in Japan, specialising in high quality Japanese arms and armour. During my career, I have been fortunate enough to access an unrivalled line of supply of spectacular pieces from old collections and museums both domestically in Japan and also throughout the world. www.winterjapanes...

Japanese armor, Japan based. MORISAKI is affiliated with Nishinihon Bugu Katchu Kenkyusho (the West Japan Armor research center). We offer the finest Japanese Armor, Samurai Art and bagu (traditional Japanese riding gear). The Morisaki Family has been restoring armor for three generations. We are dedicated to providing you with the finest and most authentic japanese armor available. www.yoroikabuto.c...

Worldwide weapons, US basesd armsandantiques.com/

Worldwide ethnic and tribal weapons, US based. Farrow Fine Art Gallery is located 20 minutes North of San Francisco, California. By appointment I show and sell a variety of antique tribal art from Indonesia, Oceania, Africa, and the Americas. I look for not only the historical importance of a piece, but also for the esthetic artistic quality that will make a piece stand on its own as a good piece of art. eriksedge.com/

Worldwide weapons and arms dealers, UK based. Over the decades their client list has expanded from Presidents to Postmen, from Royalty to Reverends, we pride themselves on principals of courtesy and assistance that is equal for all. Every sale is important, as is every client. Every item of weaponry is sold with the benefit of full value return, against a future increased value sale. www.thelanesarmou...

Worldwide weapons, Australia based. My study of Antique swords and weapons is a relentless undying passion, my learning has taken me into many different facets behind these weapons, such as the cultures that these pieces have come from, trade routes they followed, ethnic and cultural crossovers throughout these times as well as art and customs behind these wonderful pieces. www.swordsantique...

Worldwide weapons and armor, US based. Since 1965, we have served collectors, providing fine and rare Antique Arms & Armor and a broad spectrum of related items. Our stock of over 5000 items includes swords and all types of edge weapons, armor, pole arms and firearms as well as artifacts from virtually every culture including Viking, Indopersian, African, Oceanic, Japanese, and other Asian. www.faganarms.com/

Worldwide weapons and armor, Israel based. Forty plus years of collecting, our goal is to encourage the interest in the collection of antique weapons from Asian and African cultures and to provide collectors with fine, clearly identified, correctly defined, and well described items. Oriental-Arms participates extensively in various forums dealing with antique arms and armor and organizing seminars related to the subject. www.oriental-arms...

Worldwide weapons and armor, UK based. Akaal Arms was established in 2002 to bring antique Indian arms and armour to a worldwide audience. Rare and beautiful examples have been sourced from English Arms and Antique fairs, private collections and even Manor houses, for the client who is looking for that exceptional piece of history. akaalarms.com