Katana sword is the epitome of Japanese craftsmanship and a symbol of the samurai warrior's honor and skill. This T10 high carbon steel clay tempered with hamon handmade brown Katana sword is an excellent representation of the sword-making mastery. The blade is crafted from clay-tempered T10 high carbon steel and features a beautiful choji hamon pattern. The hand grinding process ensures that the blade is sharp and durable. The blade shape is shinogi-zukuri, while the kissaki shape is chu-kissaki. The overall length of the sword is 40.9"/104cm, while the blade length is 28.0"/ 71cm. The sword weighs 1.4kg, making it easy to handle.
The handle of the sword is wrapped with genuine ray skin and hard wooden material. This combination provides an excellent grip and ensures that the sword is comfortable to hold. The tsuba material is made of copper, silver, and gilt, and it provides an extra layer of protection for the hand. The saya material is hard wood with lacquer, while the koiguchi and knob are made of real horn. The sword comes with a cotton sword bag, making it easy to transport and store.
It is noteworthy that the sword was designed in Japan and produced in Longquan, the sword capital of China, which ensures that it meets the highest quality standards. It is also essential to note that the sword's length may have a small error due to the manual manufacturing process. Customers can contact the manufacturer to request customized blade lettering or other changes. The manufacturer is also upfront that many commodities are now assembled, each shipment might be slightly different, and customers should understand this fact.
To properly maintain this exquisite T10 high carbon steel clay tempered with hamon handmade brown Katana sword, it is vital to follow some common sense practices. The sword generally consists of three components: blade, sheath, and accessories. The main body, blade, is mostly iron, steel, copper. The sheath is made of wood. Customers should avoid storing the sword in damp places or contacting it with sour, salty substances. Additionally, it is advisable to avoid hand touch in case the surface gets corroded by sweat. Oil should be applied to the surface for maintenance for medium carbon steel, high carbon steel, pattern-welded steel (Damascus steel) material, and stainless steel blade.