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Wado Ichimonji Roronoa Zoro One Piece Sword - Hand Forged 1095 High Carbon Steel Katana
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Full Tang Oil Quenched Samurai Katana Sword
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Miyamoto Musashi Sword: Hand-Forged Folded Damascus Steel Blade Katana
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Yamato Sword: Devil May Cry 5 Vergil Clay-Tempered 1095 Steel DMC Samurai Katana
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Iaito Samurai Umidori Katana Sword
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Hand Forged Folded Damascus Steel Blade Samurai Sword Golden Dragon Katana
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Iaito Samurai Crane Katana Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Full Tang Fisherman Samurai Katana Sword
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Clay Tempered Full Tang 1095 High Carbon Steel Huali Shirasaya Samurai Tanto Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Martial Arts Iaito Golden Dragon Katana
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Bat Tsuba Martial Arts Iaito Katana
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Skyrim Blades Sword Dragon & Snake Martial Arts Iaito Katana
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Kill Bill Brides Katana Replica Hand Forged 1095 High Carbon Steel Blade Samurai Sword
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Hand Forged Folded Damascus Steel Blade Cherry Blossom Carving Samurai Katana Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Iaito Samurai Blood Dragon Katana Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Full Tang Ocean Wave Samurai Katana Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Knife Full Tang Samurai Tanto Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Full Tang Samurai Dragon Engraving Katana Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Black Steel Blade Full Tang Tactical Samurai Wakizashi Sword
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Trafalgar Law One Piece Kikoku Sword Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Nodachi
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Hand Forged Folded Damascus Steel Clay Tempered Samurai Katana Dragon Sword
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Hand Forged 1095 High Carbon Steel Tactical Outdoor Survival Wakizashi Sword
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Sōjutsu Hoko Yari Straight Japanese Spear Sword Folded Steel Blade 39" Polearm Qiang
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Sakura Hand Forged 9260 Spring Steel Japanese Samurai Sword Battle Ready Katana
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One Piece Shusui Roronoa Zoro Clay Tempered & Folded 1095 High Carbon Steel Katana Sword
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High Carbon Steel Hand Forged One Piece Enma Japanese Katana Sword
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Hand Forged Odachi 1095 High Carbon Steel Japanese Samurai Nodachi Sephiroth Sword
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Hand Forged Ninjato Black Folded Steel Blade Ninja Chokuto Sword with Blow Darts
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Hand Forged Folded Damascus Steel Clay Tempered Samurai Dragon Katana Sword
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Hand Forged 1060 High Carbon Steel Blade Martial Arts Iaito Katana
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The history of the samurai sword, also known as the katana, can be traced back to the Japanese Edo Period and as far back as the Kamakura Period. The katana is a symbol of the samurai class and was designed as a two-handed sword, with a distinctive curved blade and long grip.

The samurai sword was traditionally made using tamahagane steel, which is a type of steel made from iron sand that is only found in Japan. The swordsmiths would fold and temper the tamahagane steel to create a curved blade. This process involved repeatedly heating and hammering the steel to remove impurities and strengthen the blade. The result was a blade that was both sharp and durable.

One of the unique features of the samurai sword is the hamon, which is a visible line that runs along the blade. The hamon is formed during the forging process and is a result of the varying thickness of the blade. The swordsmith would carefully control the heating and cooling of the blade to create a hamon that was unique to their style of sword making. The hamon is revealed when the blade is polished and is a distinctive feature of the katana.

The samurai sword is not just a weapon, it is also a work of art. It is highly valued for its beauty and craftsmanship and is often passed down from generation to generation as a family heirloom. This sword is a symbol of Japan's rich cultural heritage and remains an enduring symbol of the samurai class.

 

Samurai Swords for Sale

Our samurai swords for sale are made in the famed sword-smithing town of Longquan in the mountains of Qinxi from an ongoing tradition that’s lasted 2,600 years. Each sword is carefully crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail using traditional hand forging methods. We use high-grade steel and durable materials for all our swords, creating strong and beautiful works of art. The sword of the samurai is drenched in traditions of honor, pride, and power. With so many choices available, it’s easy to find the perfect authentic samurai sword that embodies your personality and spirit. Take a look at our categories of Japanese swords:

 

Get Your Samurai Katana at Swords of Northshire

We have a wide selection of swords including odachi and wakizashi. If you’re looking for something completely unique, we can help you create your own custom sword. Swords of Northshire makes it easy to find your perfect katana, providing pictures, simple check-out, and excellent customer service. Our swords can be hand sharpened per your request or remain unsharpened. Each sword comes with a free personal engraving, to truly make the sword your own. Enjoy our selection and choose your sword wisely.