Absolutely love the craftsmanship with this custom piece. Swords of Northshire was wonderful to communicate with. Always very timely and extremely accommodating. Listened to every detail I was looking for, and did their best to make my dream (and the recipient of this sword's dream) come true. I would and will definitely be back again to re-order another in the future.
- Cassy L
The sword is forged and assembled very well, very fast shipping, great service and courteous. Anyone who wants to buy a sword, this is the place!
- Simone
From the first moment I became interested in purchasing one of their swords I was impressed by their professional approach. They were quick to respond to my questions and give offers of assistance. The custom made Katana was a true beauty and I am very satisfied with every aspect of my dealings with them. I can highly recommend Swords of Northshire to anyone seeking a finely crafted excellent quality sword for a very reasonable price and expect that I will be doing more business with them in the future.
- Colin M
Our son was absolutely speechless when he unwrapped the sword. He loves it. We needed a rush build and the sword came on time. It looks very elegant-well made with handsome parts. Also, customer service was very helpful. Thank you very much.
I am extremely satisfied with Swords of Northshire. Aside from my custom katana being absolutely beautiful and well made, their customer service is outstanding. They accommodated me at every step. My second custom katana is in the mail now! Can't recommend them enough, and will certainly be doing more business in the future.
- Matt K
The quality in craftsmanship of the sword I had custom made is impeccable. The materials are beautiful. The staff were always available when needed and very informative.
- Paul S


A knife can be a crucial weapon in a battle or an essential tool for survival. Whether you’re battling villains or testing your survival skills, our authentic handcrafted samurai knives will be just what you need. Each of our knives is crafted in the traditional Japanese style with high quality steel and materials. Choose between a tanto sword, daisho sword, or short sword – it’s your choice. Our Japanese samurai knives are handmade with the utmost attention to detail for superior quality and performance. Look at our selection of knives and find the tool that best suits you. If you need a longer sword or a sword with a different material, check out our odachis and tamahagane swords.

Japanese knives were typically called tantos and could be used in martial arts or, in modern times, as tactical knives. The Japanese tanto knife was invented during the Heian period in feudal Japan. It was created primarily as a stabbing weapon but the tanto blade could also be used for slashing. It was worn mostly by samurai but sometimes women wore them in their obi for self-defense. During the Kamakura period, tanto blades were crafted to be more aesthetically pleasing and gained popularity. Their popularity decreased after the unification of Japan as there was little need for blades during peace time

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