You cannot talk about Japanese history without mentioning the elite Samurai Warrior. Experts at fighting both on horseback and the ground, the Samurai lived by a strict code of ethics. Instilled with "freedom from fear", they trained rigidly and were considered an aristocratic warrior class.
Protecting the skies from airship pirates is a dangerous job…but not with a good sword by your side. This wondrous sword is a marvel to behold! Measuring almost 39” in overall length, the katana blade is made of forged, carbon steel. The tsuba has been made of real steel gears, plated in an antique brass finish. The gears will easily manually spin with a simple push of your fingers. The grip has been wrapped in a non-slip, real suede. The antique brass buttcap lifts to reveal a hidden secret, a fully-functional compass! Finally, the scabbard is matching antique brass with two hanging rings, which will fit nicely on our steampunk utility belt or many other period belt hangers. Expertly made by the master craftsmen at Windlass Steelcrafts.
The Han Dynasty lasted from 206 BC to 220 AD and was known as The Golden Age in Chinese history. This magnificent sword has a hand-forged, high carbon steel Damascus blade with both a dragon and Chinese writing etched into it. The hilt consists of a highly detailed bronze twin phoenix guard and matching masterfully sculpted pommel. A Palisander wood scabbard with a silk, braid wrapping and bronze fittings completes the stunning beauty of this piece. Includes a wooden dragon and phoenix pattern covered display box and cleaning kit.
This Ryumon Dragon katana is made of hand forged 1065 high carbon steel with a razor edge and real hamon. Features a genuine top grade ray skin handle wrapped with cotton. Tsuba and parts are bronze. What really stands out is the saya which has a beautifully hand carved and painted dragon. Includes certificate of authenticity, silk sword bag and cleaning kit.
This Ryumon Raijin God of Thunder katana is the pinnacle of the swordmaster's art. This stunning katana is made of expertly hand forged, differentially heat treated 1060 high carbon steel that is folded to align the metal structure, making the sword exceptionally strong while keeping the ability to hold a razor sharp edge for extended periods. Features a genuine Japanese silk wrapped handle over the highest grade of real rayskin. Akagane red copper tsuba and parts. The expert work travels through to the saya which has inlaid, real rayskin mated to hand carved wood and horn ends. Once done a high lacquer finish is applied making this stunning on its own.
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 differentially 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 swordmaking center for 2600 years.