This 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, which gives it strength and flexibility. After sharpening, the blade is etched with an oxidation process to give the surface it's black color. The blade is full tang, functional and battle ready. The sword comes with silk sageo/ito, genuine same' (rayskin), solid alloy fittings, and a black matte hardwood saya. This sword is a very good choice for dojo and iaido use, gifts, cutting practice, display, and collection. It is durable enough for cutting tameshigiri, bamboo, bones, iron wire, etc.
Hand Forged 1095 High Carbon Steel Black Blade Katana Samurai Sword Features:
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