Absolutely love the craftsmanship with this custom piece. Swords of Northshire was wonderful to communicate with. Always very timely and extremely accommodating. Listened to every detail I was looking for, and did their best to make my dream (and the recipient of this sword's dream) come true. I would and will definitely be back again to re-order another in the future.
- Cassy L
The sword is forged and assembled very well, very fast shipping, great service and courteous. Anyone who wants to buy a sword, this is the place!
- Simone
Impressed by their professional approach. They were quick to respond to my questions and give offers of assistance. The custom made Katana was a true beauty and I am very satisfied with every aspect of my dealings with them. I can highly recommend Swords of Northshire to anyone seeking a finely crafted excellent quality sword for a very reasonable price.
- Colin M
Our son was absolutely speechless when he unwrapped the sword. He loves it. We needed a rush build and the sword came on time. It looks very elegant-well made with handsome parts. Also, customer service was very helpful. Thank you very much.
- JGR
I am extremely satisfied with Swords of Northshire. Aside from my custom katana being absolutely beautiful and well made, their customer service is outstanding. They accommodated me at every step. My second custom katana is in the mail now! Can't recommend them enough, and will certainly be doing more business in the future.
- Matt K
The quality in craftsmanship of the sword I had custom made is impeccable. The materials are beautiful. The staff were always available when needed and very informative.
- Paul S

1095 High Carbon Steel

For a blade that keeps a very sharp edge and is easy to resharpen, 1095 high carbon steel is what you need. 1095 is the standard of high carbon steel in swords and katana blades. It offers the highest carbon content and yields the sharpest edge, but it can also be fragile if not crafted by a master sword maker. Our 1095 steel is hand forged by experts who have passed the art down from generation to generation since the age of the Samurai. Each of our swords are built for function, yet they are perfect for a centerpiece statement. We use 1095 high carbon steel in our handcrafted samurai swords, ninja swords, and color-treated swords. You can choose to sharpen your sword to a razor-edge or leave it unsharpened for the samurai in training – it’s your choice. Check out our selection below and find the perfect, high-quality sword that’s right for you.

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Based on 604 reviews.
Build Your Own Functional High Quality Katana   Your custom-made katana begins its l..
$189.99
Based on 20 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$469.99
Based on 12 reviews.
This Nagamaki sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface. It i..
$463.99
Based on 3 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface, made to look just ..
$369.99
Based on 3 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$364.99
Based on 7 reviews.
This Nodachi sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface. The blade ..
$439.99
The black blade is made of 1095 high carbon steel and the red blade is made of folded steel. After s..
$684.99
Based on 5 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$339.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surfa..
$356.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This high quality tanto shirasaya is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished m..
$326.99
Based on 3 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. Thi..
$939.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This sword is made of through hardened 1095 high carbon steel, made to resemble a traditional ninja ..
$264.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$419.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a ver..
$249.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$339.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This  Zatoichi Shirasaya Ninja Sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a po..
$376.99
Based on 2 reviews.
The blade is Unokubi-Zukuri style, with a back that gets thinner around the middle of the blade and ..
$349.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This sword is specially designed for outdoor survival, plain but functional. The blade is made of 10..
$246.99
Based on 4 reviews.
This sword set is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface...
$1,129.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This tanto sword is specially designed for hunting and outdoor survival. It's a Japanese ninja ..
$209.99
Based on 1 reviews.
The cutting edge of the sword is on the reverse side. This type of sword is called Sakabato, made fa..
$264.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$489.99
The single-edged Dao sword became the favored weapon during the Tang Dynasty after Chinese and Korea..
$679.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This Gyaku-Kobuse tanto is constructed with two different kinds of steel, folded steel (8,192 layers..
$560.00
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$519.99
This sword set is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface...
$879.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$439.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface. The blade is repea..
$289.99
During the Tang Dynasty (618-907) the single-edged Dao was a popular weapon, having superceded the J..
$364.99
Based on 4 reviews.
The blade is Unokubi-Zukuri style, with a back that gets thinner around the middle of the blade and ..
$529.99
Based on 2 reviews.
The Tiger Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like ..
$396.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is specially designed for outdoor survival, plain but functional. The blade is made of 10..
$246.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is specially designed for outdoor survival, plain but functional. The blade is made of 10..
$246.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This Ninja sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surfac..
$356.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$529.99
Note: While the sword is fully functional, we do not recommend to use this sword for anything m..
$639.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This Nagamaki sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-lik..
$456.99
This ninjato sword is Unokubi-Zukuri style, with a straight 1095 high carbon steel blade. ..
$319.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$489.99
Based on 1 reviews.
The blade of this wakizashi is made of 1095 high carbon steel and clay tempered to produce a genuine..
$369.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$439.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$473.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surfa..
$396.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$419.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surfa..
$436.99
Based on 2 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$539.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface.&nbs..
$423.99
Based on 1 reviews.
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It ..
$419.99