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Katana

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 well-made colorful folded steel sword, following the traditional Japanese process. The blade is very sharp and folded 14 times resulting in over 16,000 layers. After sharpening, the blade is etched with an oxidation process to give the surface it's black and red color. It comes with a..
$369.99
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 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 ..
$423.99
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
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
Kill Bill Bride’s Sword Replica Hand Forged 1095 High Carbon Steel Blade Katana The only sword made by Hattori Hanzo after he retired, this blade was made for Beatrix when she was ready to take her revenge on the Death List Five. It is based on a three-tone color design, and the black, white, and..
$349.99
This katana 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 comb..
$436.99
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 the ..
$329.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana with a very unique design. The blade style is unokubi-zukuri, with two sharp edges.  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 fitt..
$329.99
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. This sword was originally made for a left-handed customer. The kurikata is placed on the opposite side of the saya so it can be easily mounted on..
$529.99
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..
$364.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana with a very unique design. The blade style is unokubi-zukuri, with two sharp edges. The blade is very sharp and folded 13 times resulting in over 8,000 layers. It comes with a black lacquered hardwood saya, silk sageo/ito, iron fittings, and genuine ..
$319.99
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