This Nagamaki sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very unique sword with a structure that is a mix between a Katana and Naginata, with a Unokubi-Zukuri blade shape. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities making the blade strong and flexible. The blade is full tang and hand sharpened, suitable for battle. The sword comes with a black lacquered hardwood saya with rayskin wrap and buffalo horn koiguchi, silk sageo/ito, genuine same' (rayskin) and premium iron fittings. The tang is secured with two bamboo mekugi and features a mei (signature). It is a very good choice for dojo and iaido use, gifts, cutting practice, display, and collection. It is durable enough for tameshigiri, bamboo, bones, iron wire, etc.
1095 High Carbon Steel Blade Unokubi-Zukuri Samurai Naginata Katana Nagamaki Sword Features:
Shipping Weight: 4.41 Lbs