50% off Sharp Handmade Katana samurai Sword w/ Wood Handle & Scabbard
Sharp Handmade Carbon Steel Shirasaya Katana Sword w/ Wood Handle & Scabbard\nSpecification\nBlade Material: Carbon Steel\nOverall Length: 38.25"\nBlade: Sharp\nBlade Length: 28.75"\nTsuka Length: 10.5 "\nTsuka Material: Wood\nProduct Description\nThe blade of the sword is constructed from carbon steel and features an aesthetic hamon. The sword comes very sharp and full tang. The saya is wooden with a natural stained finish. The saya has been crafted to contour the shape of the blade. And fits seamlessly into the handle. The handle is the same stained wood as the saya. When the sword is sheathed the handle and saya look like one solid piece. The handle has been crafted to contour to the tang of the sword. A single pin secures the tang in the handle of the sword.\nThe Shirasaya has a long history in the art of Japanese sword smithing. It is basically like the blade's 'pajamas', and is used as blade storage before the blades have been fitted as well as in times of peace, to store ancestral blades and to display the fittings, sans sword. It became popularized in the 21st century as a work of art on its own due to its simplicity and because of the film industry.\n\ntraditional japanese tantos\nLarp live action role play\n\nHistorically, katana (刀) were one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (日本刀 nihontō) that were used by the samurai of ancient and feudal Japan. The katana is characterized by its distinctive appearance: a curved, single-edged blade with a circular or squared guard and long grip to accommodate two hands.