Chinese Broadsword 1060 Folded Steel with Red acid Dye & Red Wood Scabbard
1060 Folded Steel Chinese Broadsword with Red acid Dye, Double Bohi and Metal fitting. the blade is full tang, featuring Red Wood Scabbard.
Sword Type: Broadsword
Steel Type: 1060 Folded Steel Red acid Dye
Blade Length: 53 Centimeters
Handle Length: 32 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.3 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: Double Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Metal Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): N/A
Saya (Scabbard): Red Wood Scabbard
Ito (Wrap): N/A
Ray Skin (Samegawa): N/A
Sword Bag: silk
Chinese blades have a long history in China. These began from stone swords, bronze ones, etc. Because of this, a lot of sword collectors and enthusiasts want to include the Chinese sword to their collection. If you are one of them, itd be smart to invest in this Chinese broadsword with a redwood scabbard.
Blood Groove and Dimensions
This Chinese broadsword features a double blood groove. These are also called blood gutters and fullers. Despite this, the blood groove doesnt have anything to do with blood. It helps lighten the blade, also making it easier to swing and wield. This also works like the I-beam used in construction.
The fuller makes this 1.65-kilogram broadsword appear lighter. For its blade, it measures 53 centimeters long and 3.3 centimeters wide. Its grip is adequately sized at 32 centimeters. This allows you to properly and comfortably grip the Chinese broadsword with two hands.
Sharpened 1060 Folded Red Acid Steel
The Chinese broadswords steel is sharpened to perfection. This makes it functional and able to cut soft to medium targets. The blade is made of 1060 steel that has 0.60% carbon content. Its steel is also folded, causing subtle grain patterns to appear on its surface. This is mainly for artistic value. It doesnt affect the performance or strength of the blade.
To adds to its aesthetic value, the blade is dyed red, giving it more appeal and beauty. Create Your Custom Sword
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Full Tang for Solidness and Rigidity
This Chinese broadsword is a full tang piece. This means that its blade goes all the way to the handles length. This is good since it makes the grip and blade one solid, sturdy, and durable piece of metal.
The Fittings and the Scabbard
Numerous fittings make up this Chinese broadsword. It consists of the hilt collar that covers the grips opening, the handguard for protection, and the pommel for balance. These are all made of metal.
This Chinese broadsword also comes with a beautiful scabbard. It is made from durable red wood and it helps protect the sword. This is necessary to preserve the blade, preventing unwanted damages and breakages. A silk sword bag is also included for additional protection. You can also use this for carrying the sword around.
The Chinese Broadsword in History
The Chinese broadsword wasnt a common military piece unlike the jian. However, it became a popular sword among the cavalry in the Han dynasty. This was due to its sturdiness, durability, and excellence when it came to chopping. Also, it was very easy to use. Eventually, the Chinese broadsword was issued to the infantry, replacing the jian as a standard weapon.