1095 High Carbon Steel Clay Tempered Japanese Choji Battle Ready Shirasaya Katana Sword
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Made from clay tempered, battle-ready 1095 High Carbon steel, this shirasaya has a distinct choji hamon that ends up looking almost flamelike. The complementary shirasaya mountings are made from rosewood with black buffalo horn at the mouth, with a beautiful pattern alongside it. The brass habaki and menuki are fitting to any wielder’s needs, representing a well-rounded, wonderful blade. The tang is secured with two mekugi and features a mei (signature). 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. This blade is a stunning combination of beauty and functionality.
1095 High Carbon Steel Clay Tempered Japanese Choji Battle Ready Katana Sword Features:
- Hand Sharpened, Full Tang, Battle Ready Sword
- Hand Forged Clay Tempered 1095 High Carbon Steel
- Traditional 14 Stage Hand Polished Finish
- Rosewood & Black Buffalo Horn Shirasaya Mountings
- Handle Length: 10.6"
- Blade Length: 27.9"
- Thickness Near Handle: 0.30"
- Width Near Handle: 1.24"
- Weight (With Saya): 2.6 lbs
- Weight (Without Saya): 2.2 lbs
- Spine Hardness (HRC): 53
- Overall Length: 40.9"
- Cutting Edge Hardness (HRC): 60
- Point of Balance: 5" from tsuba