This Naginata sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The blade is hand sharpened with a 13 stage polishing method, suitable for battle. Naginata were used by samurai, foot soldiers (ashigaru), warrior monks (Sōhei) and female warriors from noble families (onna-bugeisha). It's extremely long reach makes it a very effective weapon against mounted enemies and sword-wielding opponents. This graceful weapon is designed to keep an enemy at bay.
The sword comes with a black matte hardwood saya and a matching hardwood handle with a durable screw so it can be dissassembled in the middle for transport. This Naginata is a very good choice for dojo and iaido use, gifts, cutting practice, display, and collection. It is durable enough for tameshigiri, bamboo, bones, and iron wire.
1095 High Carbon Steel Naginata Sword Spear Samurai Hardwood Handle 78" Polearm Features:
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