The black Tsuka and Saya combine to almost completely conceal this sword in shadows. When unsheathed, however, the gleaming steel of the blade is much harder to hide, but who'd want to with such perfection?
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).
Cost: Free shipping to the UK over £300; £19.95 flat-rate shipping for orders under £300 GBP.