This T10 high carbon steel clay tempered with hamon handmade Saya Carved Dragon Katana is a stunning piece of art for any sword collector. The blade is crafted with clay-tempered T10 high carbon steel and features a hamon pattern. The blade shape is shinogi-zukuri, while the kissaki shape is chu-kissaki. The sword measures 40.9"/104cm in overall length, with a blade length of 28.0"/ 71cm, and weighs 1.4kg, making it easy to handle.
The handle of the sword is made with genuine ray skin and hard wooden material, offering a comfortable and secure grip. The tsuba material is made of copper, adding to the sword's aesthetic appeal. The saya material is hardwood with lacquer, and a carved dragon pattern, with koiguchi and knob made of real horn. The sword comes with a cotton sword bag for ease of transport and storage.
Customers should note that the sword is designed in Japan and produced in Longquan, the sword capital of China, ensuring that it meets the highest quality standards. However, due to the manual manufacturing process, the sword's length may have small errors. In case customers need customized blade lettering or other changes, they can contact the manufacturer.
To keep this T10 high carbon steel clay tempered with hamon handmade Saya Carved Dragon Katana in excellent condition, customers should know some common sense practices. The sword consists of three components, blade, sheath, and accessories, with the blade mainly comprising iron, steel, and copper. To prevent rusting, the sword should not be stored in damp places or in contact with sour or salty substances. Customers should also avoid touching the sword's surface with their bare hands to prevent surface corrosion caused by sweat. Additionally, regular oil application should be conducted for medium carbon steel, high carbon steel, pattern-welded steel (Damascus steel), and stainless steel blades maintenance.