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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!

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..
$394.99
The blade is Unokubi-Zukuri style with a double edge made of through hardened 1095 high carbon steel. The blade was repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities, which gives it strength and flexibility. After sharpening, the blade is etched with an oxidation process to give..
$329.99
This katana exemplifies beauty in simplicity. Its blade is a through-hardened 1095 monosteel making it very tough and able to cut hard targets. The design of the bo-hi makes this sword a fast and agile cutter. On both sides of its blade is a detailed hand-engraved dragon. The tsuba is made of blacke..
$489.99
This is a well-made folded steel samurai 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. They come with a..
$563.99
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..
$346.99
This Katana offers great quality at a reasonable price. Featuring our hand forged and polished 1060 carbon steel blade, designed for optimal balance and handling. This sword is a more traditional alternative to the many zinc aluminum alloy blades available. Our steel blades have been designed from t..
$154.99
This battle ready Tang Dao sword is made of clay tempered 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chinese martial arts training. The blade is heat-treated, clay tempered, and quenched to achieve optimal levels of durability and hardness. Clay is applied in different thickne..
$963.99
WW2 Katana | Shin Gunto Type 98 Japanese Officer SwordOur historically accurate and fully functional reproduction of a WW2 era katana offers you the chance to own the same sword as those used by Japanese officers during the war. Known as gunto, these military swords hold a distinct place of hono..
$839.99
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 hard wood saya and silk sageo/ito, antiqued iron tsuba set, and genuine same (rayskin). The tang is secured..
$224.99
This Katana sword is made of folded and clay tempered steel with a polished mirror-like surface. 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 steel repeatedly during forging. A special cl..
$376.99
Our historically accurate and fully functional reproduction of a WW2 era Japanese Type 97 katana offers you the chance to own the same sword as those used by Japanese officers during the war. Known as gunto, these military swords hold a distinct place of honor in Japanese military history.&..
$1,239.99
This is a well-made folded steel sword, with a design inspired by Michonne's Katana from The Walking Dead. The blade is 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 red color. It..
$369.99
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