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Samurai Swords

Samurai Swords

The samurai sword dates back to the Japanese Edo Period and as far back as the Kamakura Period. The distinctive curved blade and long grip was designed as a two-handed sword and became the symbol of the samurai class. It was traditionally made with tamahagane steel that swordsmiths would fold and temper into a curved sword. During the forging process, a hamon unique to the swordsmith was formed and revealed when the blade was polished. The samurai katana sword is still used in a variety of martial arts today including iaido, kenjutsu, iaijutsu, ninjutsu, and kendo. In Japanese the katana is called dai or daitō which means “big sword.”

Samurai Swords for Sale

Our samurai swords are made in the famed sword-smithing town of Longquan in the mountains of Qinxi from an ongoing tradition that’s lasted 2,600 years. Each sword is carefully crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail using traditional hand forging methods. We use high-grade steel and durable materials for all of our swords, creating strong and beautiful works of art. The samurai sword is drenched in traditions of honor, pride, and power. With so many choices available, it’s easy to find the perfect samurai sword that embodies your personality and spirit. Take a look at our categories of Japanese swords:

 

Get Your Samurai Katana at Swords of Northshire

We have a wide selection of samurai swords including odachi and wakizashi. If you’re looking for something completely unique, we can help you create your own custom sword. Swords of Northshire makes it easy to find your perfect katana, providing pictures, simple check-out, and excellent customer service. Our swords can be hand sharpened per your request or remain unsharpened. Each sword comes with a free personal engraving, to truly make the sword your own. Enjoy our selection and choose your samurai sword wisely.

The black blade is made of 1095 high carbon steel and the red blade is made of folded steel. After sharpening, the blade is etched with an oxidation process to give the surface it's black and red color. The swords come with a hardwood saya, silk sageo/ito, solid alloy fittings, and ge..
$684.99
This nagamaki has a very unique structure. It’s a mix between katana and naginata swords, but the Unokubi-Zukuri blade shape is one of a kind. A traditional Japanese sword, this style has an extra long handle, and was used by the samurai class of feudal Japan. Our nagamaki for sale are entirely hand..
$479.99
This battle ready Miao Dao sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, tempered, and oil quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. The blade is thick, powerful, and full tang. Traditional..
$338.99
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..
$489.99
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..
$364.99
This shirasaya sword set is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. They are very strong swords made with traditional methods, for multiple applications. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper pr..
$869.99
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..
$479.99
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..
$619.99
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..
$529.99
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, in the blade style of Kiriha Zukuri. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combi..
$489.99
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 ..
$539.99
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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