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Skyjiro Brand S7 Kaiyou Ocean Forge Folded Kobuse Handmade Samurai Katana Sword
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The Skyjiro S7 Forge Folded Kaiyou Ocean Samurai Katana Sword is a stunning sword with high quality fittings, mounting, and blade quality. The blade is forged of high carbon 1070 steel that has been folded to create more than 7800 layers of folded steel with kobuse lamination over an iron core. The jigane has a mokume hada or wood grain appearance. It is highly polished with a darkened jigane, whitened ha, and crisply defined yokote and kissaki. The habaki is made of silver coated bronze, which features the Maruni Chigai Takanoha mon also known as the crossed feathers family crest. The tsuba, fuchi, kashira, and menuki are made of bronze and silver coated. It has a high quality saya with higher quality genuine ray skin with polished buffalo horn koiguchi, kurikata, and kojiri. This sword has a very balanced feel in the hand and with the excellent silver plated fittings, finely forge folded steel, and amazing hand polish it is sure to be a centerpiece for your sword collection.
Overall Length: 39.5 "
Nagasa Length: 28"
Tsuka Length: 10.5 "
Point of Balance: 6.5 "
Weight W/O Saya: 2lbs 7oz
Tsuba Material: White Brass
Blade: Razor Sharp
Blade Material: 1075 Outer Steel / Iron Core Folded Steel
Ito: Imported Japanese Black Silk
Sageo: Imported Japanese Black and White Thick Silk
Mekugi: Double Pinned Bamboo
Condition: Brand New
Blade: The blade has been constructed of differentially hardened forge
folded 1075 steel with over 7,800 layers to create a stunning blade. The
folding of the steel creates a very fine grained mokume hada, which is
brought out by the high quality hand polish using Japanese water stones,
which is very reminiscent of a kesho or hadori polish. It is laminated
in the kobuse style over an iron core. The shinogi is polished and the
shinogi-ji is very crisp and defined. The kissaki has a well defined and
sharp yokote line, and is properly polished to be a white color with a
discernable boshi and hada.
Saya: The saya is very well made starting with high quality hardwood
with a samegawa ray skin wrap that shows off the sanded down emperor's
node, as well as genuine buffalo horn koiguchi, kurikata, and kojiri.
The sageo is a high quality Japanese imported black and white thick silk
Koshirae: The habaki is made of silver coated bronze with the crossed
feathers family crest engraved on both sides with silver plated bronze
seppa. The tsuba has been made of bronze which is then silver coated,
blackened, and polished to achieve a stunning high quality finish. It
features a hand hammered and polished tsuchime mimi (rim) with a stormy
sea center relief. The fuchi and kashira are also made of silver coated
bronze with finely detailed ishime stone texturing and polished edge
ring to match the tsuba. The menuki are antiqued silver plated bronze in
a stormy boat design with samurai passengers. The tsuka is wrapped in
Japanese imported black silk in a mix of hiramaki and hinerimaki with
the menuki tied over the ito to help show off the details of the menuki.
The samegawa is higher quality genuine white ray skin
Note: Sword stand sold separatly.
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