Chinese Jian Sword 1095 Folded Steel with High Quality Ebony Wood Scabbard
1095 Folded Steel Chinese Jian Sword Full Tang and Fully Sharpened with High Quality Ebony Wood Saya , High Quality Copper Fittingwith silk Wrap
Sword Type: Jian
Steel Type: 1095 Folded Steel
Blade Length: 76 Centimeters
Handle Length: 22 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.6 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: No Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): High Quality Copper Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): High Quality Copper Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): High Quality Copper Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): N/A
Saya (Scabbard): High Quality Ebony Wood Saya
Ito (Wrap): Silk
Ray Skin (Samegawa): N/A
Sword Bag: silk
Chinese Jian Sword
This historical sword has a double-edged straight blade measuring 76 centimeters. The handle of this Chinese Jian measures 22 centimeters, making it in total 98 cm of powerful steel with blade width of 3.6 centimeters. This impressive sword is fully sharpened and its tsuba, fuchi and kashira are all made of copper with the highest standards. Its scabbard is made with a high quality ebony wood and it comes with sword bag.
This Chinese Jian is made out of 1095 carbon steel, which is considered a very high carbon percentage, and is known for its ultimate strength and hardness. The Jian sword will last for a very long time, even after many years of frequent use. Its impact resistance and durability are excellent. The sword steel has been folded, adding to its aesthetic feature and show beautiful folded pattern on the steel, which is highly sought after by sword collectors.
With perfect balance and flexibility, this piece will be a delight for any collector whether he’ll use it for test cutting or for training in martial arts, or even as marvelous addition to your display. The Chinese Dao, Jian is one of the four primary weapons in Chinese history. Wielders from the past also engaged in test cutting shizhan, which can be compared to the Japanese tameshigri, with targets made from bamboo, rice straw or saplings.
Currently, these swords are being used as training weapons for taijiquan practitioners. Moreover, many Chinese martial artists today aim to become an expert in using the Jian as they consider it to be a greatest kung fu statement.