This tachi sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered & folded with a polished mirror-like surface and visible grain patterns. It is a very strong sword made with traditional methods, for multiple applications. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combines the characters of toughness and flexibility and results in a genuine hamon (temper line). The blade is full tang and hand sharpened, suitable for battle. The sword comes with a high quality painted hardwood saya, silk ito, genuine same' (rayskin) and high quality gold-plated copper fittings. This sword is a very good choice for dojo and iaido use, gifts, cutting practice, display, and collection. It is durable enough for tameshigiri, bamboo, bones, iron wire, etc. It is a stunning combination of beauty and functionality.
Clay Tempered & Folded 1095 Steel Gold-Plated Copper Fittings Japanese Samurai Tachi Sword Features:
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