Absolutely love the craftsmanship with this custom piece. Swords of Northshire was wonderful to communicate with. Always very timely and extremely accommodating. Listened to every detail I was looking for, and did their best to make my dream (and the recipient of this sword's dream) come true. I would and will definitely be back again to re-order another in the future.
- Cassy L
The sword is forged and assembled very well, very fast shipping, great service and courteous. Anyone who wants to buy a sword, this is the place!
- Simone
Impressed by their professional approach. They were quick to respond to my questions and give offers of assistance. The custom made Katana was a true beauty and I am very satisfied with every aspect of my dealings with them. I can highly recommend Swords of Northshire to anyone seeking a finely crafted excellent quality sword for a very reasonable price.
- Colin M
Our son was absolutely speechless when he unwrapped the sword. He loves it. We needed a rush build and the sword came on time. It looks very elegant-well made with handsome parts. Also, customer service was very helpful. Thank you very much.
- JGR
I am extremely satisfied with Swords of Northshire. Aside from my custom katana being absolutely beautiful and well made, their customer service is outstanding. They accommodated me at every step. My second custom katana is in the mail now! Can't recommend them enough, and will certainly be doing more business in the future.
- Matt K
The quality in craftsmanship of the sword I had custom made is impeccable. The materials are beautiful. The staff were always available when needed and very informative.
- Paul S

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.

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This Katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still..
$349.99
This tachi sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered & folded with a polished ..
$1,239.99
This tachi sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered & folded with a polished ..
$1,389.99
This tachi sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered & folded with a polished ..
$1,239.99
This battle ready Tang Dao sword is made of clay tempered 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be per..
$989.99
This battle ready Tang Dao sword is made of clay tempered 1095 high carbon steel, designed to be per..
$963.99
This Katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still..
$349.99
This Katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still..
$349.99
This battle ready Miao Dao sword is made of folded steel, designed to be perfect for practical Chine..
$729.99
The blade is Unokubi-Zukuri style with a double edge made of through hardened 1095 high carbon ..
$319.99
The Chorui Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror..
$389.99
The Serpent Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-lik..
$396.99
The blade is Unokubi-Zukuri style with a double edge made of through hardened 1095 high carbon ..
$289.99
This Kiriha-Zukuri Katana sword is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mir..
$436.99
This Katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still..
$349.99
This katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still..
$349.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana, following the traditional Japanese process. The blade is ve..
$289.99
This Katana sword is made of folded and clay tempered steel with a polished mirror-like su..
$396.99
This Katana sword is made of folded and clay tempered steel with a polished mirror-like su..
$376.99
This is a well-made folded steel sword, made to look like the Tengu Katana from 47 Ronin. The blade ..
$369.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana, following the traditional Japanese process. The blade is ve..
$244.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana with a very unique design. The blade style is unokubi-zukuri..
$263.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana and Wakizashi, following the traditional Japanese process. T..
$476.99
This is a well-made colorful folded steel sword in unokubi-zukuri style, with two cutting edges. The..
$329.99
This is a well-made colorful folded steel sword, following the traditional Japanese process. The bla..
$329.99
This is a well-made colorful folded steel sword, following the traditional Japanese process. The bla..
$319.99
This is a well-made folded steel samurai sword set, following the traditional Japanese process. The ..
$369.99
This katana is made of 1095 high carbon steel, clay tempered with a polished mirror-like surfac..
$436.99
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The blade is Unokubi-Zukuri style, with a back that gets thinner around the middle of the blade and ..
$529.99
This is a well-made folded steel Katana with a very unique design. The blade style is unokubi-zukuri..
$319.99
Lovingly dubbed the "Falmessertana" this unique Messer sword is a fully functional, yet af..
$369.99
Lovingly dubbed the "Falmessertana" this unique Messer sword is a fully functional, yet af..
$463.99
This is a beautiful blade with a deep koshi sori and shinogi zukuri geometry. The blade is made of d..
$869.99
This Katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still..
$349.99
This is a well-made and carefully constructed folded steel Katana, made to look just like Roronoa Zo..
$463.99
This Katana is made of 9260 Spring Steel which can withstand a high degree of bending and still..
$349.99
This functional yari spear is made from one solid piece of folded high carbon steel. The yari was on..
$619.99
This functional yari spear is made from one solid piece of folded high carbon steel. The yari was on..
$619.99
This is a well-made folded steel sword, with a design inspired by Michonne's Katana from The Wa..
$449.99
This is an accurate and fully functional reproduction of a WW2 Gunto Japanese Officer Sword, cl..
$839.99
This is an accurate and fully functional reproduction of a WW2 Gunto Japanese Officer Sword, cl..
$839.99