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Japanese Sword and Katana's Premier Supplier, Nishijin Sword - CUSTOM CARBON STEEL BLADE PRACTICE KATANA

Japanese Sword and Katana's Premier Supplier, Nishijin Sword - CUSTOM CARBON STEEL BLADE PRACTICE KATANA

A closeup of a katana blade.  Note the temper line (hamon), Be wary  of swords with fake hamons. Inexpensive swords sometimes have the hamon etched on instead of a differential hardening process with clay.

A closeup of a katana blade. Note the temper line (hamon), Be wary of swords with fake hamons. Inexpensive swords sometimes have the hamon etched on instead of a differential hardening process with clay.

Usually we find (black) laquered & polished rayskin saya but i really like the raw look of this one.. might want to give it a try in the future  :)

Usually we find (black) laquered & polished rayskin saya but i really like the raw look of this one.. might want to give it a try in the future :)

Jade-hilted Dagger with gold-inlaid inscribed blade & diamond-set silver scabbard.  Medium: Ottoman  Location: Turkey  Dated: circa 18th century  Inscriptions: The inscriptions include two couplets in Turkish and the Arabic: ”There is no youth [as brave as] ‘Ali, no sword [as sharp as] dhi’l-faqar”.  The watered steel blade with a double band of inscription on either side, floral interlace on the forte, the spinach jade hilt carved with irises and with an appliqué rose-diamond roset.

Jade-hilted Dagger with gold-inlaid inscribed blade & diamond-set silver scabbard. Medium: Ottoman Location: Turkey Dated: circa 18th century Inscriptions: The inscriptions include two couplets in Turkish and the Arabic: ”There is no youth [as brave as] ‘Ali, no sword [as sharp as] dhi’l-faqar”. The watered steel blade with a double band of inscription on either side, floral interlace on the forte, the spinach jade hilt carved with irises and with an appliqué rose-diamond roset.

I’m not a big fan of the traditional gold/brown tachi koshirae we’re seeing on most pieces but this color combination can really please me

I’m not a big fan of the traditional gold/brown tachi koshirae we’re seeing on most pieces but this color combination can really please me

Katana attributed to the Yamato Shizu school, 1300s. Yamata Shizu school blades with the large extended kissaki are from the Nanbokucho period. Shizu Kaneuji when he worked in Yamato, helped to teach a very productive and high quality school. Yamato Shizu blades are very well thought of in their quality with many passing strict Juyo Token shinsa. Unsigned – Juyo Token to Yamato Shizu. Sayagaki by Tanobe Sensei of the NBTHK. Length of cutting edge - 65.41 cm.

Katana attributed to the Yamato Shizu school, 1300s. Yamata Shizu school blades with the large extended kissaki are from the Nanbokucho period. Shizu Kaneuji when he worked in Yamato, helped to teach a very productive and high quality school. Yamato Shizu blades are very well thought of in their quality with many passing strict Juyo Token shinsa. Unsigned – Juyo Token to Yamato Shizu. Sayagaki by Tanobe Sensei of the NBTHK. Length of cutting edge - 65.41 cm.

Saudi Arabian saif, wootz/damascus steel Persian blade, bone hilt with Saudi silver mounts.

Saudi Arabian saif, wootz/damascus steel Persian blade, bone hilt with Saudi silver mounts.

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