The Shinto Katana from Paul Chen / Hanwei has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade on this katana is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method. The Shinto Katana is mounted in black and the tsuka-ito is made of premium black Japanese cotton. More information...
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The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black cotton sageo. A finely rendered dragon, detailed in gold, with true front-and-back detail, forms the black iron tsuba. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the piece. The Shinto katana from Hanwei is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit. Premium Quality made by Hanwei (Paul Chen).
- Total length: approx. 99cm
- Blade length: approx. 68.6cm
- Handle length: approx. 28.6cm
- Thickness at Guard: approx. 6mm
- Weight: approx. 850 g
- Blade Steel: T10
- Specs may slightly vary from exemplar to exemplar.
T10 forged high-carbon steel blade
Built for cutting