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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!

This is a well-made folded steel Katana, made to look just like Rukia Kuchiki's Zanpakuto sword from Bleach. The blade is very sharp and folded 13 times resulting in over 8,000 layers. It comes with a white hardwood saya and silk sageo/ito, iron fittings, and genuine same (rayskin). The tang is secu..
$299.99
This Katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still spring back true. The blade has great durability and also better resistance to abrasion and corrosion than other high carbon steel blades. The blade is full tang and hand sharpened, suitable for..
$349.99
This sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel with a polished mirror-like surface, made to look just like Rin Okumura's Kurikara sword from Blue Exorcist. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities, which gives it strength and flexibility. The blade is full tang wi..
$339.99
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..
$339.99
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..
$989.99
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
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
This high quality katana is made of T-10 high speed steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. The blade is completely polished with Hazuya which is a very thin Uchigumori stone. The Hazuya is used to bring out the beautiful cloudy hamon (temper line). It is a very strong bl..
$560.00
Your custom-made katana begins its life in the famed swordsmithing town of Longquan located in the remote, green mountains of Qinxi. The art of blade making has continued, unabated, for over 2,600 years near the cold, shining waters of the Ou River. Your sword's exact crafting methods are entirely u..
$199.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana, following the traditional Japanese process, made to look just like the Uchigatana from the Dark Souls series 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 ..
$274.99
This Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very strong blade made with traditional methods, for multiple applications. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combines..
$436.99
This Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surface. It is a very strong blade made with traditional methods, for multiple applications. The blade is repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combines..
$436.99
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