A perfectly balanced katana, we have redesigned this weapon from the ground up to offer more durability and functionality than ever before. Etched with our specialized oxidation process, the black bladed katana is complemented by a hand lacquered marbled hardwood sheath. Explore customization options for this color treated blade here.
Black Sword Features
Traditional blades from Swords of Northshire use ancient Japanese forging techniques that result in strong, battle-ready katanas for any purpose. Whether you’re using this katana for dojo practice or display, you can expect it to meet our highest quality standards including:
Hand Forging & Polishing
1060 High Carbon Steel
White Lacquered & Painted Hardwood Saya
Solid Alloy Fittings
Genuine Ray Skin & Silk Wrapped Tsuka
Secured with Two Bamboo Mekugi
Free Optional Signature Engraving
You can customize your black bladed katana with a sheath cord, handle wrap, and underwrap in a color of your choice. Since each sword is individually handmade, crafting time and specifications may vary slightly. Expect craft time to take between one to two weeks.
Blade Length: 27.9"
Handle Length: 10.6"
Overall Length: 40.9"
Width Near Handle: 1.24"
Thickness Near Handle: 0.30"
Point of Balance: 5" from Tsuba
Weight (Without Saya): 2.2 lbs.
Weight (With Saya): 2.6 lbs.
Hardness (HRC): 54
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