This handsome Japanese sword is fitted to a mahogany grip and scabbard that are both endowed with beautiful depth and luster. The hand forged blade is from tempered high carbon AISI 1060 steel. The mune (back of blade) is 45° Rockwell and the ha (edge) is 58° Rockwell. The hamon (temper line) is also real. Comes with certificate of authenticity, full cleaning kit with instruction booklet, and a cloth storage bag. Made in Longquan China, a sword making center for 2600 years.