Ten Kei Wakizashi by John Lee

The phrase "Ten Kei" can be translated as "gift from heaven" and stands as a symbol of the beauty of nature. Thus inspired, reflected in the hand-made, finished with gold and silver mounts again fine floral motifs. The blade was forged by hand in elaborate kobuse style. Here, surrounded by a sheath of tough 1095 carbon steel a core of softer, low-carbon steel. More information...

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Ten Kei Wakizashi by John Lee

  • Sword in Shinogi zukuri style with HohlkeKobuse style.
  • Handle wrapped in dark green silk in Katate Maki style (war winding). underlaid with ray skin.
  • Black, high-gloss lacquered scabbard (Kuroro-style) with degrees (Kojiri, kurigata, Koiguchi) from buffalo horn.
  • Blade collar (habaki) and washers (Seppa) are made of brass.
  • Long fishing, which is connected two bamboo pins (Mekugi) is fixed in the handle. The sword is thus fully dismantled.
  • All trim rate (Tsuba, Fuchi, Menuki, Kashira) are handmade from metal and give each sword with a personal touch.
  • Supplied in an attractive wooden collector's box, including a painted lined with velvet mirror stand.

Like its historic predecessor, this katana grace and benefits in a unique way. The curing is differentiated at 60 ° Rockwell to the cutting edge and 40° at the Rockwell blade back. Visible is this difference in hardness at a genuine, finely worked hamon line.

  • Handle length 24.5cm
  • Blade length 52cm
  • Overall length (without sheath) 77cm
  • Weight (without the sheath) 850 g
  • Sharp blade

Samurai swords warranty.

The protective wooden case, in which is the product packaged, comes free of charge.

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