Handmade Sword

Real Handmade Swords

As far back as the Bronze Age, the skills of the swordsmiths producing handmade swords in Japan and China were legendary. The swords were forge-folded, which meant that in some cases, many weeks of labor were spent to achieve the right balance of strength and flexibility. In addition, most of the blades were differentially hardened to prevent brittleness; the spine of the sword would retain flexibility, while the cutting edge could be tempered for maximum strength.

One of the most famous handmade Japanese sword types is the katana, which is a functional samurai sword weapon of choice. Other Japanese handmade swords for sale today carry the odachi, tanto, wakazashi, tachi and musashi designations. Handmade Chinese swords generally fall into one of two classifications: Jian, which have a dual edge, or Dao, which are single-edged. However, the actual blade can have multiple sides and grooves. Should you be looking to buy a Korean sword, we have the Competition Samgakdo , Jikdo Kagum, and the Laito Laido practice sword to offer.

Shoppers looking for real handmade swords can find an excellent selection, whether they are searching for a ceremonial piece, a practice sword or a blade for use in competitions. Many of the swords are forge-folded in the traditional method and/or differentially hardened. Display stands and ornate scabbards are included with most styles, and complete sets are also available.

Practical Plus Tanto by Paul Chen / Hanwei
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CAS Hanwei

Practical Plus Tanto by Paul Chen / Hanwei

$265.00 $194.98

Specifications Overall: 16 1/2" Blade Length: 11" Handle Length: 4 1/4" Weight: 13oz Point of Balance: 1 1/2" Width at Guard: 1.10" Thickness at Guard: .21" Sori: 1/4" Blade Steel: 1566 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product...

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Dragon King

Kungfu Jian Sword by Dragon King

$309.00

Specifications Overall: 39" Blade Length: 28 1/2" Handle Length: 4 1/4" Weight: 1lb 10oz Point of Balance: At Guard Blade Steel: 3Cr13 Handle Material: Composite Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: Flexible...

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Pine Crane Wakizashi by Dragon King

$819.00

Specifications Overall: 27 3/4" Blade Length: 19 5/8" Handle Length: 6 7/8" Weight: 1 lbs 12 oz Sori: 1/2" Blade Steel: T10 Hrc Edge: 60 Hrc Back: 40 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 19 5/8" forged T10...

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Lotus Seed Wakizashi by Dragon King

$749.00

Specifications Overall: 27 1/2" Blade Length: 19 3/8" Handle Length: 7" Weight: 1 lbs 11 oz Sori: 1/2" Blade Steel: T10 Hrc Edge: 60 Hrc Back: 40 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 19 3/8" forged T10 steel...

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Tenka Fubu Katana by Dragon King

$879.00

Specifications Overall: 41 3/4" Blade Length: 28 1/2" Handle Length: 12" Weight: 2 lbs 11 oz Sori: 1/2" Blade Steel: T10 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 28 1/2" Forged Steel Blade Exquisitely detailed in...

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Dragon King

Ogami Itto Katana - Lone Wolf and Cub by Dragon King

$1,199.00

Specifications Overall: 41" Blade Length: 28 3/8" Handle Length: 11 1/4" Weight: 2 lbs 8 lbs Sori: 1" Hrc Edge: 60 Hrc Back: 40 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: Faithful reproduction of the Ogami Katana 28...

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Yanone Katana by Dragon King

$399.00

Specifications Overall: 39 1/8" Blade Length: 27" Handle Length: 11" Weight: 2 lbs 6 oz Sori: 7/8" Blade Steel: 65Mn Hrc Edge: 60 Hrc Back: 40 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: Forged steel blade Traditional...

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Shi Katana by Dragon King

$879.00

Specifications Overall: 41" Blade Length: 28" Handle Length: 11 1/2" Weight: 2 lbs 12 oz Sori: 7/8" Blade Steel: T10 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 28" T10 Forged Steel Blade Black-on-back tsuka-ito and...

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Dragon King

Tatsumaki Katana by Dragon King

$1,259.00

Specifications Overall: 40 1/2" Blade Length: 28" Handle Length: 11 3/8" Weight: 2 lbs 5 oz Sori: 7/8" Blade Steel: T10 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 28" T10 Forged Steel Blade with gunome-midare hamon...

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Dragon King

Fletching Katana by Dragon King

$499.00

Specifications Overall: 42 1/4" Blade Length: 28 3/8" Handle Length: 12 5/8" Weight: 2 lbs 11 oz Sori: 5/8" Blade Steel: 65Mn Hrc Edge: 60 Hrc Back: 40 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 28 3/8" forged steel...

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Dragon King

Sea Wave Katana by Dragon King

$1,349.00

Specifications Overall: 40 3/8" Blade Length: 27 5/8" Handle Length: 11 1/2" Weight: 2 lbs 1 oz Sori: 7/8" Hrc Edge: 60 Hrc Back: 40 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 27 5/8" Forged and Folded Steel...

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Dragon King

Sea Wave Wakizashi by Dragon King Handmade Blade

$1,069.00 $764.98

Sea waves are unique in the duality of their existence. They are fleeting yet eternal with their ebb and flow. The sound of sea waves can invoke a serene calmness and relaxation or fear and mortal dread when violently stirred. In medieval Japan the...

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CAS Hanwei

Oda Nobunaga Katana by Paul Chen / Hanwei

$949.00 $689.98

Specifications Overall: 39 5/8" Blade Length: 27" Handle Length: 11 1/2" Weight: 2 lbs 6 oz Blade Steel: T10 Hrc Edge: 60 Hrc Back: 40 Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece. Product Details Key Features: 27" forged steel blade Green handle...

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