Dual Tanto Blades 1060 Carbon Steel
You are looking at Dual Tanto Blades made of 1060 Carbon Steel with Matt Black Saya and Metal Fittings
Sword Type: Tanto
Steel Type: 1060 Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 31 Centimeters
Handle Length: 15 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Blood Groove: With Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Metal Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): Metal Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Matt Black Saya
Ito (Wrap): Black
Ray Skin (Samegawa): Black
Sword Bag: Silk
This 1060 carbon steel Duel Tanto comes with an attractive matte black Saya. each blade is light at just 0.71 kilograms and has a Tsuka that is 15 centimeters long. For the blade, it measures 31 centimeters long and 3.2 centimeters wide.
The Tanto blades also comes with two silk sword bags that you can use for carrying or keeping the blade.
Tough, Sturdy, and Efficient Steel Blade
The Tanto’s has a blade made from 1060 carbon steel. Its edge is sharp and fully functional, allowing you to use it for cutting practice. if you prefer a different steel or to change any aspect of the blade you can visit our custom Tanto page.
Full Tang Blade + Bohi
Not only is this Tanto blade functional, t is a full tang piece as well. It is excellent for training since it is a single piece of metal which makes it sturdier and more solid. It becomes a single piece because the tang extends to the entire length of the Tsuka.
This Samurai sword for sale also has a Bohi which makes this blade swift and quick. It is the beveled slot on the blade’s flat side, and it runs down the blade to make it lightweight. The form of a Bohi lessens any loss of durability for the blade.
Various Accessories, Additions, and Fittings of the Tanto
The added beauty of this Tanto comes from its matte black Saya. This term is simply referring to a scabbard in Japanese. Generally, this is a piece made from lightweight materials like wood. They are also often coated with lacquer.
For its fittings, there are metallic pieces like the Tsuka, Menuki, Fuchi, and Kashira. There is the presence of a black Tsuka Ito which helps strengthen and augment the Tsuka. It prevents any form of technical failure when using the Tanto.
Aside from the Ito, there is a black ray skin Samegawa present as well. It keeps your hand from slipping over the Tsuka, keeping you safe from cuts and slips.
The Tanto in the Era of Northern and Southern Courts
During the time of the Northern and Southern courts, the blade of the Tanto became thinner. Specifically, the thinness was evident along the Omote and Uri. There were also wider points on the blade, such as between the Mune and Ha.
At this time, there were two styles prevalent of the Hamon. One was the older style which was artistic and subtle, while the newer one had a more popular style.
At the start of the Muromachi era, fighting and battles ensued. This led to the mass production of blades, equating to higher demand, lower quality swords. Blades that underwent custom forging were still considered exceptional. Yet average blades suffered severely.
At the end of this era, the standard blade became narrower, and its curve, more shallow.
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