Samurai Facts, Japanese History, & More!
At Swords of Northshire, we want to be your number one resource for all things swords. Our dedication to Japanese-style weapons has led us to become experts on everything from the history of swords to the Bushido virtues. So, whether you’re already a Japanese sword collector or you’re a new enthusiast just learning some cool samurai facts, we’re here to help! Browse our blog to learn more about the famous swords of history, ancient samurai clans, and modern swords forged through ancient techniques.
Popular Blog Posts
All of our blogs are full of unique tidbits and unusual information to help you explore the way of the Samurai, as well as the fascinating world of feudal Japan and its development of swordsmithing. Some of our most popular blog posts explore the technical elements of forging a sword, as well as some of the most famous myths in Japanese history. Follow along with us as we tell you tales of ancient warriors and powerful emperors, including:
- Date Masamune: The One-Eyed Dragon
- Hattori Hanzo - Samurai General Turned Leader of Ninja
- Ishikawa Goemon: Was He Really the Robin Hood of Japan?
- Mochizuki Chiyome: Leader of Only Female Ninja Clan in History
You’ll also find plenty of posts about samurai facts that discuss the specifics of their lifestyle, the weapons they used, and how the feudal class system defined their role in Japanese society.
Taking the Next Step
After checking out blog posts that cover the history of swords in Japan, China, and throughout Europe, you may want to take the next step – buying your very own piece of history. If you wish to own a replica of the most famous swords in history or you want to design a one-of-a-kind,custom piece, Swords of Northshire can make it happen. Browse our store now to find traditional samurai weapons!