Alex Zheng is ont of the top master sword smiths in china and has been bestowed the title of "Master of Art" from his peers. With over 30 years of sword forging experience and numerous awards, Zheng’s swrods have been sought after by afflunt collectors, high ranking state and military officials as well as museums. a frequent contributor to the China Military weekly magazine, his thesis and techniques has helped improve and enhance other sword smiths abilities. The respect Alex Zheng has among his peers is unrivaled.
2004 Commissioned by the Peking Observatory to create the first "Yun-Tie Sword" using material from a fallen meteor. Establishing China as the 3rd country in the world capable of forging with materials not of this earth.
2005 "Quin Sword" was inducted into the permanent collection of the Chinese Military Museum.
2006 China central Television produced a special on Alex Zheng and his work of art.
2008 China Federation of Commerce commissioned Alex Zheng to create the: “Sword of China."
2009 Took 1st and 2nd place in the Zhe Jiang Exhibition
2010 "Feng-Yun sword" was chosen by the Long Quan government as the Sword of Hero
1065 Carbon steel and 65 MN steel traditional hand forged. Using Muku-Kitae method 408 layers damascus steel blade.
Fire pattern steel blade with water tempered.
The blade has two different hardness, HA 55 HRC
Real ray skin wrapped grip and silk cord wrapped handle, with two mekugi fixed.
Copper tsuba and fittings
Scabbard lacquer: High quality piano paint finished (black), buffalo horn scabbard mouth and end cap.
Includes brocade sword bag, maintenance kit and presentation box.
Overall Length: 40-1/2"
Blade Length: 27"
Handle Length: 11"