Kawashima Steel™ Ryjin Sakura 1095 High Carbon Steel Hand Forged Katana Sword

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Warning: Not a toy!

Kawashima Steel™, forged by hand in Japan, with clay tempered Hamon. Hand sharpened with a Japanese whetstone. You can clearly see the randomized pattern of folding and clay tempering on the blade, it glistens in the light. That is how you will know it is real. Also, 1095 High Carbon Steel is not a common metal to find on an average sword. 1095 steel is reserved only for the best swords and can only be crafted with very particular attention to detail. Handforged precision is required to make a blade as hard and sharp as this.

Ryjin , often referred to as watatsumi Kami, is an ancient dragon God according to the Shinto Japanese legends. Sakura is, of coarse, the Japanese cherry blossom artistically hand carved on the solid brass Tsuba, Kashira, and Menuki. A suitable title for a katana with a 1095 high carbon steel blade forged in Japan.

This is the real thing! Well balanced and fully functional. Suitable for Tameshigiri, and real cutting, etc. It can be disassembled and re-assembled.

Package Includes:
Kawashima Certificate of Authenticity
1 Assembled Katana.
1 Silk Katana Bag.
1 Wooden Katana Box.
1 Cleaning Kit.
1 Glossy Katana Stand.
1 Reference Guide.

Overall Length (with Saya): 41.75 Inches
Weight (with Saya): 3lb 1.4oz
Weight (without Saya): 2lb 8.2oz
Blade Length (with Habaki): 28.8125 Inches
Blade Material: 1095 High Carbon Steel, Folded, Hand Forged in Japan
Blade Processing: Proprietary Process, Hardened, Forge Heat Cycling
Blade Edge: Sharpened by Japanese Whetstone, Razor Sharp, Clay Tempered, Real Hamon, Polished
Blade Hardness: Over 60 HRC
Blade Thickness: 8.1mm
Tang: Full Tang, 9.75 Inches, Dual Mekugi (peg), Engraved w/ Black Smiths Signature
Tang Length: Appx. 11.5 Inches Including Guard w/ Fittings
Tsuka (Handle) Length: 11.6 Inches
Tsuka (Handle): Genuine Same (Rayskin), Black Japanese Silk Ito (Braid)
Tsuba Dimensions: 3.25 Inch Diameter, 8mm Thickness
Tsuba Material: Handmade, Brass Tsuba
Fuchi and Kashira: Handmade Brass
Saya (Scabbard): Genuine Exterior, Hardwood, Waxed Interior, Glossy Black Piano Finish
Includes: Sword, Saya, Cleaning and Oil Kit, Silk Bag, Wooden Box, Display Stand, Reference Guide
Item Number:   KS-26  

Shipping/Package Specifications
Length: 48
Width: 10
Height: 10
Pounds: 8
Ounces: 0.00000
*note: weight & dimensions are for shipping and estimation.

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