The mysterious layers of the folded blade compliment the similarly inscrutable Tsuba. Matching grey with an orange-and-black Saya, this sword can attract or deflect attention as needed.
Overall Length: 103 cm / 40.6 Inches
Blade Length: 70 cm / 27.6 Inches
Tsuku Length: 26 cm / 10.24 Inches
Blade Width: 3.2 cm / 1.25 Inches
Blade Steel: Clay Tempered Folded Steel
Blade Thickness: 0.7 cm / 0.28 Inches
Sharpness: Sharpened (for unsharpened please get in contact)
Blood Groove: None
Fuchi / Kashira: Alloy
Tang: Full Tang
Ito (Braid): Cotton
Mekugi: Bamboo Peg
One Sword with Saya
One Sword Bag
Sword Stand not Included
Blade: The blade of this sword is hand forged and finished with 12 stages of polishing and sharpening. The steel used is high quality carbon steel, which is very pure, and keeps its edge very well.
Clay Tempered: The blade has been clay tempered in order to harden the cutting edge while still allowing the spine to remain flexible. The tempering process imbues the blade with a distinctive Hamon (blade pattern).
Folded Steel: This blade had been folded fifteen times, creating 32768 layers. This traditional sword forging method involves repeatedly heating, hammering and folding the swords steel. The effect of this work evens out and homogenises the carbon content, making for a stronger, more flexible blade.
Cost: Free Shipping to the UK, Australia, Spain, Hong Kong and Korea (and the USA, via our USA site). Shipping to the UK is always free and takes on average 7-20 business days.
To Germany, France, Hungary, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Czech Republic, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Australia, Finland and Netherlands, free shipping on orders over £400, or £40 shipping for orders under £400.
To New Zealand, Indonesia and Thailand, free shipping on orders over £400, or £25 shipping for orders under £400.
UK/EU delivery times: UK & European orders take on average 7-20 business days to arrive, after being dispatched from our warehouse. It can take longer from time to time, and during busy periods such as Christmas.