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Dao Swords

A dao sword is a single edged sword of Chinese origin that first surfaced during China’s Bronze Age. It is generally used in fighting techniques that require a lot of chopping and slashing. Often compared to a Chinese sabre, it has a slightly wider blade and is more accurately described as a Chinese broadsword. In ancient China, one of these swords was considered one of the four essential traditional weapons. The other three consisted of a stick or staff (gùn), a spear (qiang), and double edged sword (jian).

 

At Swords of Northshire, our Chinese dao swords are completely authentic and functional. When you choose a sword from our collection, you receive a recreated piece of history that celebrates ancient swordsmithing techniques as well as the might of the Chinese soldier.

 

Our Selection of Chinese Dao Swords

 

Swords of Northshire strives to offer a dao sword collection that meets the needs of even the most discerning customer. Browse swords that were made for practicing Wushu, Tai Chi, Kung Fu, and other Chinese martial arts. Many of these pieces feature:

 

Since our focus is on Japanese and Chinese tradition, all our Chinese broadswords are embedded with classic Asian imagery and symbolism. Fight alongside a dragon, phoenix, or tiger. Dance among lilies, cherry blossoms, and bamboo. Whichever style blade you choose, make sure its design speaks to your aesthetic.

 

Swords from Us

 

Once you place your order with Swords of Northshire, a master swordsmith trained in traditional metalworking techniques begins creating your weapon. We send photos of the finished sword to the customer before shipping (for all orders). Your sword is shipped after sharpening and engraving. You can personalize your sharpening and engraving preferences, or create a custom sword! Shop with Swords of Northshire today to receive full tang, usable weapons that are perfect for dojo forms, cutting practice, or as centerpiece decoration.

If you have any questions about our sword styles, quality, or creation process, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly customer service team today.

This battle ready dao sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Traditional desi..
$839.99
This battle ready Miao Dao sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Traditional..
$338.99
This battle ready Qing Dao sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Traditional..
$769.99
Zuko’s Swords | Avatar: The Last Airbender Zuko's Dual Broadswords are meant to represent the character’s internal conflict, as each sword symbolizes good or evil. Featured in Avatar: The Last Airbender, these dual dao swords are made to look exactly like the weapons that Zuko uses to s..
$949.99
Brotherhood of Blades are the swords used by the Embroidered Uniform Guard, the imperial secret police that served the emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in China. This battle ready Brotherhood of Blades sword is made of folded steel, designed to be perfectly balanced for p..
$639.99
This Chinese Dadao Saber blade is made of folded high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Traditional..
$339.99
This battle ready Tang Dao sword is made of clay tempered 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, clay tempered, and quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. Clay is applied in different thickne..
$989.99
This battle ready Tang Dao sword is made of clay tempered 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, clay tempered, and quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. Clay is applied in different thickne..
$963.99
This battle ready dao sword is made of clay tempered & folded steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Tradit..
$3,789.99
This battle ready dao sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Traditional desi..
$1,089.99
This battle ready dao sword is made of folded steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Traditional design wi..
$569.99
Your custom-made katana begins its life in the famed swordsmithing town of Longquan located in the remote, green mountains of Qinxi. The art of blade making has continued, unabated, for over 2,600 years near the cold, shining waters of the Ou River. Your sword's exact crafting methods are entirely u..
$199.99
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