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Katana
5 stars - reviews

The katana is the soul of the samurai. It’s distinct appearance with a single, curved blade and long grip for two hands is recognized worldwide. Our katana swords are handcrafted in the historical Shinto style of samurai swords with intricate details and unique designs. Wear your katana with a shorter wakizashi piece on an obi (traditional Japanese belt) to create the traditional samurai pairing called a daisho. Explore our selection of katanas today to find the perfect one for you.

Selection and Quality

Swords of Northshire is known for our made-to-order pieces and huge selection. When you purchase one of our hand forged katana swords, you are able to freely select the design of the ito (handle wrap), same’gawa (under wrap), saya (sheath), and sageo (sheath cord). You can even customize your sword color and design through our build your own katana option.

We use top quality materials, including premium 1060 and 1095 high carbon steel to craft completely authentic samurai katana swords. All of our katana are fully functional and can be hand sharpened to a razor edge if desired. Before you add a sword to your cart, simply select if you wish it to be unsharpened or hand sharpened. Since each piece we create is made of hardened steel, even the unsharpened blades can be dangerous and must be treated with care.

Shop with Swords of Northshire

Whether you are looking to add to your samurai sword collection or you’re ready to rush into battle, any of our quality katanas will serve your purpose. We make shopping for a sword simple with tons of pictures, easy check-out, and friendly customer service. Browse our collection, design your own sword, or discover replicas from your favorite mangas, movies, and T.V. shows today.

If you’re interested in other styles of traditional Japanese swords, check out our odachi, wakizashi, or tachi swords instead!

This is a beautiful katana with a shinogi-zukuri blade made of folded 1095 high carbon steel. The blade has no groove and the folding of the blade during forging produces a very distinct and beautiful raindrop pattern. This is different from the appearance of the usual folded steel which has a wavy ..
$419.99
This is a well-made colorful folded steel sword set, following the traditional Japanese process. The blades are very sharp and folded 13 times resulting in over 8,000 layers. After sharpening, the blade is etched with an oxidation process to give the surface it's black and red color. There are three..
$476.99
This Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very strong blade made with traditional methods, for multiple applications. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The blade is full tang and hand sharpened, suit..
$249.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana, following the traditional Japanese process. The blade is very sharp and folded 13 times resulting in over 8,000 layers. It comes with a black lacquered and painted hardwood saya, silk sageo/ito, iron fittings, and genuine same (rayskin). The tang is secu..
$263.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana, following the traditional Japanese process. The blade is very sharp and folded 13 times resulting in 8,192 layers. The visible grain pattern on the blade comes from folding the blade repeatedly during forging. The blade is then heat-treated, tempere..
$189.99
The blade is made of iron sand and charcoal (carbon) called tamahagane, or jewel steel, strictly following the traditional Japanese method. These two materials are smelted in a tatara furnace. The iron and carbon elements fuse together into the steel ore known as tamahagane. After this process, the ..
$3,689.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. 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 ch..
$539.99
The sword is Unokubi-Zukuri style, with a through hardened 1095 high carbon steel blade. The blade was repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities, which gives it strength and flexibility. The blade is full tang with hand engraved Mei (Signature). It is fully functional an..
$319.99
The blade is Unokubi-Zukuri style, with a back that gets thinner around the middle of the blade and regains its thickness just before the point. It's made of through hardened 1095 high carbon steel. The blade was repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities, which gives it strength a..
$314.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very strong sword made with traditional methods. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combines the characters of toughness and f..
$439.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very strong sword made with traditional methods. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combines the characters of toughness and f..
$419.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very strong sword made with traditional methods. The kissaki (blade tip) length is far larger than the width, otherwise known as an o-kissaki. The blade is repeatedly heat treated ..
$473.99
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