'Ascending Dragon Red' Minamoto Hand Forged Katana.
This handmade, traditionally hand forged katana, is made of folded steel. The folding process removes impurities from the steel, leaving only the finest quality steel. It is hammered and heated and hammered and heated until the perfect blade is formed. It is quenched for the perfect hardness. The wooden handle is wrapped in genuine Stingray skin (Samekawa) before the traditional cotton handle wrapping (Tsukamaki).
|Overall Length (cm)||102|
|Blade Length (cm)||71|
|Handle Length (cm)||27|
|Blade Width (cm)||3.2|
|Blade Thickness (cm)||0.75|
|Blade Material||Hand Forged 1045 Steel|
|Blade Hardness||HRC 45|
|Saya Material||Hard Wood|
|Tsuba Material||Zinc alloy|
|Fittings Material||Zinc alloy|
'Ascending Dragon Red' Hand Forged Katana
- Product Code: bs310175-red
- Availability: In Stock