1095 High Carbon Steel Clay Tempered Katana with Hand Carved Saya

1095 High Carbon Steel Clay Tempered Katana with Hand Carved Saya
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* SAGEO (Saya Cord):

* SAME'GAWA (Rayskin - Under Wrap):

* ITO (Handle Wrap):



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This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very strong sword made with traditional methods, for multiple applications. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combines the characters of toughness and flexibility and results in a genuine hamon (temper line). The blade is full tang and hand sharpened, suitable for battle. The sword comes with silk sageo/ito, genuine same' (rayskin) and premium engraved copper fittings. The saya is made of hard wood, painted with multiple layers, hand carved with inlaid shells, and featured buffalo horn at the ends. It's even more beautiful in person. This sword 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. This blade is a stunning combination of beauty and functionality.


1095 High Carbon Steel Clay Tempered Katana with Hand Carved Saya Features:

  • Hand Sharpened, Full Tang, Battle Ready Sword
  • Hand Forged Clay Tempered 1095 High Carbon Steel
  • Maru Blade Structure with Hira Zukuri Cutting Edge
  • Traditional 14 Stage Hand Polished Finish
  • Hand Carved & Painted Hard Wood Saya 
  • Silk and Genuine Rayskin Wrapped Tsuka
  • Premium 100% Copper Fittings
  • Free Sword Bag and Spare Mekugi
  • Craft Time: 2-3 Weeks



Blade: 28.7"

Handle: 10.6"

Overall: 40.6"

Shipping Weight: 4.41 Lbs

5 ( 5 / 5 )
This blade is absolutely gorgeous. The craftsmanship is flawless and balance for precision simply remarkable.
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4 ( 4 / 5 )
After all, not bad, but there is a scratch on the blade and the scabbard.
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5 ( 5 / 5 )
I recently purchased a samurai katana from swords of Northshire. This was my first purchase of a sword and was a graduation gift for my son. I can't express how happy I was with the quality along with the help I received from Bryce in this purchase. I had it engraved which had the same quality. Top notch. Thanks to Bryce and everyone at swords of nothshire. I will certainly recommend them to anyone looking for a sword.
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5 ( 5 / 5 )
The custom Samurai Katana I designed from Swords of Northshire's numerous customization options is beautiful.
The quality exudes a keen attention to every detail, from the katana's perfect balance, to the ray skin wrap on the handle, and the pearl inlays on its scabbard.
A representative from the site named Bryce kept in contact with me during the forging of my katana, which was a nice professional touch.
I would highly recommend ordering from them either for the first time, or to help build your collection.
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5 ( 5 / 5 )
I looked into your website courtesy of SBG (Paul) and decided to give you a try. What a good decision! My sword was made with obvious pride in workmanship and Bryce was great in helping out with my selections. I plan to order another soon and if you're thinking of ordering a sword you can't go wrong here. Outstanding!
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