The Tonbo katana (s04LE) Japanese Katana is specially handmade and forged in the Yamato Nihonto tradition, which is considered to be the oldest tradition in Japanese swordmaking. Hand forged, polished and sharpened, This forging method and with the use of premium quality, high carbon Japanese steel makes it an extremely sharp with sanmai traditional structure.
This is a high end katana that will appeal to the discriminating collector or serious practitioner.
The tonbo katana features a genuine same’Japanese black silk Tsuka Ito and hand made silver Koshirae. The Tonbo tsuka Japanese Katana can be completely disassembled for full maintenance. It is a fully functional Japanese katana, not a replica(notice from real hada and real hamon which occured from quenched technic and sanmai structure)
Featuring a hand forged and folded Sanmai high carbon steel blade with 1024 layers, this is among the upper echelon of katana for the sword collector, silver fittings with a dragonfly decorative as well as black silk over black rayskin wrapped tsuka round out this stunning katana.
- Katana Blade: 29″
- Tsuka: 11-1/2″
- Overall length: 41-1/2″
- Weight: 2.9
Hand forged and folded high carbon steel blade (1024 layers)
Clay tempered and water quenched blade (HRC 60-35)
Hand polished with excellent hada
Blackened copper tsuba with silver dragonfly hand engraved inlay on tsuba with fireblow technic
Silver seppa and habaki
Silver dragonfly menuki
copper fuchi and kashira with silver dragonfly motif
premium black Japanese silk and black rayskin wrapped tsuka
Dark purple matte finish saya with silver kurikata and couple of silver dragonfly inlay,premium knitted between gold and black sageo and silver sayajiri with dragonfly
Limited Edition Run – 100 total in the the United States
Limited Edition Certificate included